Bitter Beer Recipe | All Grain Best Bitter by MalcolmH | Brewer's Friend
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Bitter

148 calories 16.7 g 330 ml
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Best Bitter
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 28 liters (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 33 liters
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.040 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.048 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 75% (brew house)
Calories: 148 calories (Per 330ml)
Carbs: 16.7 g (Per 330ml)
Created: Friday July 6th 2018
1.048
1.014
4.5%
38.2
11.5
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
4.50 kg Munich Malt4.5 kg Munich Malt 36.8 7.87 76.3%
1.40 kg Cara 20L1.4 kg Cara 20L 34 22 23.7%
5.90 kg / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
50 g Challenger50 g Challenger Hops Leaf/Whole 8.5 Boil 60 min 38.16 100%
50 g / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
20 L Sparge -- 65 °C 120 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 2.3 L/kg
 
Yeast
Bulldog (Hambleton Bard) - English Ale (B4)
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (custom):
69%
Flocculation:
High
Optimum Temp:
16 - 21 °C
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
19 °C
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 117 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 3.65 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Burton on Trent (historic)
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
270 41 113 85 720 270
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
"Bitter" Best Bitter beer recipe by MalcolmH. All Grain, ABV 4.46%, IBU 38.16, SRM 11.54, Fermentables: (Munich Malt, Cara 20L) Hops: (Challenger)
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