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Be Bitter

144 calories 14.3 g 12 oz
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Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Best Bitter
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.032 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Source: K. Rundle
Calories: 144 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 14.3 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Wednesday January 2nd 2019
1.044
1.010
4.4%
34.8
9.9
5.4
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
9 lb United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale9 lb Maris Otter Pale 38 3.75 98.3%
2.50 oz German - Carafa I2.5 oz Carafa I - (late boil kettle addition) 32 340 1.7%
9.16 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1.50 oz Fuggles1.5 oz Fuggles Hops Pellet 4.5 Boil 60 min 27.44 42.9%
1 oz East Kent Goldings1 oz East Kent Goldings Hops Pellet 5 Boil 10 min 7.37 28.6%
1 oz Styrian Goldings1 oz Styrian Goldings Hops Pellet 5.5 Boil 0 min 28.6%
3.50 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
9.5 gal Infusion -- 152 °F 60 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
0.50 each cambden tablet Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
12 ml Lactic Acid Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
1 each Whirlfloc Fining Boil 15 min.
2 g gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
 
Yeast
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
75%
Flocculation:
High
Optimum Temp:
54 - 77 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
68 °F
Pitch Rate:
1.25 (M cells / ml / ° P) 285 B cells required
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Target Water Profile
Light and Hoppy Target Water for Guelph
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
75 5 10 50 150 292
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
"Be Bitter" Best Bitter beer recipe by K. Rundle. All Grain, ABV 4.42%, IBU 34.81, SRM 9.91, Fermentables: (Maris Otter Pale, Carafa I) Hops: (Fuggles, East Kent Goldings, Styrian Goldings) Other: (cambden tablet, Lactic Acid, Whirlfloc, gypsum)
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  • Last Updated: 2019-01-02 01:43 UTC
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