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English Pale Ale - Extra Special/Strong Bitter (ESB)



Top 10 Extra Special/Strong Bitter (ESB) Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Golden NW Extra Special Bitter
5.25 gal 5.08% 50.48 1.052 1.014
All Grain 7285
ESB Fullers Clone
42 L 4.72% 40.52 1.047 1.011
All Grain 6328
ESB SMaSH EKG
25 L 5.35% 38.68 1.047 1.007
All Grain 5011
minesweeper
18 L 6.07% 38.37 1.060 1.014
All Grain 4807
Bass Brewers - Bass Pale Ale Clone
5.5 gal 5.04% 47.06 1.054 1.016
Partial Mash 4552
Old Thumper Clone
21 L 2.86% 34.96 1.057 1.036
All Grain 4397
Extract ESB
5.5 gal 5.74% 55.61 1.056 1.012
extract 4151
Common Room ESB
17 gal 5.82% 46.02 1.059 1.015
All Grain 3854
Bakke Brygg ESB 25 L
25 L 5.39% 41.6 1.056 1.014
All Grain 3607
Front Porch - Hobgoblin - Dark English Ale
5.5 gal 5.14% 36.65 1.052 1.013
extract 3597

Newest Extra Special/Strong Bitter (ESB) Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
First Attempt at Summit
5 gal 5.27% 40.19 1.049 1.009
All Grain 7
Crouchback's ESB
20.8 L 5.83% 42.14 1.059 1.014
BIAB 20
Yankee Doodle ESB
5.5 gal 5.44% 45.56 1.054 1.013
All Grain 77
ESB
25 L 5.59% 35.15 1.052 1.010
BIAB 47
Jake English Pale
5.5 gal 5.54% 40.83 1.056 1.014
All Grain 25
The Bitterest Pill
5.5 gal 5.66% 51.91 1.056 1.013
All Grain 35
Bitter About It
5 gal 5.48% 49.89 1.058 1.016
extract 25
"Special" Bitter
32 L 5.29% 39.09 1.052 1.012
BIAB 28
morebeer
5.2 gal 5.57% 27.63 1.057 1.014
All Grain 25
Mark's ESB
5 gal 6.02% 34.65 1.060 1.014
All Grain 63

Fermentables Used In Extra Special/Strong Bitter (ESB) Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 407 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 77% 4% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 101 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 7% 1% - 24%
Pale 2-Row 99 Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 69% 5% - 100%
United Kingdom - Crystal 60L 78 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 7% 1% - 20%
Belgian - Biscuit 71 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 6% 1% - 33%
United Kingdom - Pale 2-Row 63 United Kingdom Grain base malt 2.5°L
38 74% 14% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 58 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 8% 1% - 25%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 55 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 4% 1% - 9%
American - Victory 48 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 7% 1% - 19%
Liquid Malt Extract - Light 46 Liquid Extract extract 4°L
35 67% 24% - 100%

Hops Used In Extra Special/Strong Bitter (ESB) Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
East Kent Goldings 375 5 28% 3% - 100%
Fuggles 254 4.5 26% 3% - 100%
Challenger 162 8.5 29% 3% - 100%
Cascade 111 7 26% 6% - 87%
Willamette 104 4.5 26% 7% - 75%
Target 88 11.5 30% 9% - 75%
Northern Brewer 74 7.8 27% 6% - 80%
Goldings 54 4.5 23% 3% - 67%
Kent Goldings 49 5 32% 9% - 73%
Magnum 44 15 25% 2% - 100%

Steeping Grains Used In Extra Special/Strong Bitter (ESB) Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 14 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 55% 11% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 12 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 37% 7% - 80%
United Kingdom - Crystal 60L 10 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 58% 18% - 100%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 8 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 36% 13% - 67%
Belgian - Biscuit 8 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 36% 19% - 56%
American - Caramel / Crystal 20L 5 American Grain crystal malt 20°L
35 60% 27% - 100%
United Kingdom - Roasted Barley 5 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 550°L
29 31% 5% - 100%
United Kingdom - Crystal 45L 4 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 45°L
34 67% 31% - 100%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 4 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 45% 25% - 55%
Honey Malt 4 Grain crystal malt 25°L
37 20% 13% - 33%

Yeasts Used In Extra Special/Strong Bitter (ESB) Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 186 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - London ESB Ale 1968 106 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Very High 69% 64°F 72°F
White Labs - English Ale Yeast WLP002 70 White Labs Ale Medium Very High 66.5% 65°F 68°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 64 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 49 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
White Labs - Dry English Ale Yeast WLP007 29 White Labs Ale Med-High Med-High 75% 65°F 70°F
White Labs - British Ale Yeast WLP005 25 White Labs Ale Medium High 70.5% 65°F 70°F
Danstar - London ESB Yeast 18 Danstar Ale Med-High Low 70% 65°F 72°F
White Labs - Burton Ale Yeast WLP023 17 White Labs Ale Medium Medium 72% 68°F 73°F
Wyeast - British Ale 1098 16 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-High 74% 64°F 72°F

Other Ingredients Used In Extra Special/Strong Bitter (ESB) Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Irish Moss 147 Fining Whirlpool 78% 1% - 100%
Gypsum 77 Water Agt Mash 27% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 53 Fining Boil 66% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 41 Water Agt Mash 6% 0% - 50%
Baking Soda 25 Water Agt Mash 2% 0% - 13%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 21 Water Agt Mash 13% 0% - 67%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 18 Water Agt Mash 13% 0% - 50%
Lactic acid 17 Water Agt Mash 52% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 15 Water Agt Mash 13% 0% - 100%
Chalk 10 Water Agt Mash 1% 0% - 6%

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