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English Bitter ESB

166 calories 19 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: BIAB
Style: Strong Bitter
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.6 gallons
Post Boil Size: 6.4 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.042 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 74% (brew house)
Source: Mike
Hop Utilization: 99%
Calories: 166 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 19 g (Per 12oz)
Created Tuesday November 19th 2019
1.050
1.015
4.6%
32.7
12.7
5.6
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
8 lb United Kingdom - Optic8 lb Optic 38 2.1 88.3%
1 lb United Kingdom - Crystal 70L1 lb Crystal 70L 34 70 11%
1 oz United Kingdom - Chocolate1 oz Chocolate 34 425 0.7%
9.06 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1 oz East Kent Goldings1 oz East Kent Goldings Hops Pellet 5 Boil 60 min 20.15 55.6%
0.30 oz Challenger0.3 oz Challenger Hops Pellet 8.5 Boil 60 min 10.27 16.7%
0.25 oz Fuggles0.25 oz Fuggles Hops Pellet 4.5 Boil 15 min 2.25 13.9%
0.25 oz East Kent Goldings0.25 oz East Kent Goldings Hops Pellet 5 Dry Hop Day 0 13.9%
1.80 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
7.5 gal Infusion 153 °F 60 min
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
1 tsp Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
0.25 tsp Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
 
Yeast
Wyeast - London ESB Ale 1968
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
69%
Flocculation:
Very High
Optimum Temp:
64 - 72 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
-
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 82 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 1.02 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
40.4 15 18 30.8 58 119
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
"English Bitter ESB" Strong Bitter beer recipe by Mike. BIAB, ABV 4.61%, IBU 32.67, SRM 12.69, Fermentables: (Optic, Crystal 70L, Chocolate) Hops: (East Kent Goldings, Challenger, Fuggles) Other: (Calcium Chloride (dihydrate), Gypsum)
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