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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 5445
English Bitter
21 L 6.08% 28.73 1.062 1.015
BIAB 3531
ESB Fullers Clone
42 L 4.72% 41.93 1.047 1.011
All Grain 3522
minesweeper
18 L 6.07% 38.37 1.060 1.014
All Grain 3354
Bass Brewers - Bass Pale Ale Clone
5.5 gal 5.04% 47.06 1.054 1.016
Partial Mash 2754
Front Porch - Hobgoblin - Dark English Ale
5.5 gal 5.14% 36.65 1.052 1.013
extract 2720
Common Room ESB
17 gal 5.82% 46.02 1.059 1.015
All Grain 2702
ESB SMaSH EKG
25 L 5.35% 38.68 1.047 1.007
All Grain 2635
Bakke Brygg ESB 25 L
25 L 5.39% 41.6 1.056 1.014
All Grain 2625
Brooklyn Brewery - Pennant Ale '55 Clone
5.5 gal 5% 43.79 1.058 1.020
Partial Mash 2431

Newest Extra Special/Strong Bitter (ESB) Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
British Baast'd
5.5 gal 5.02% 22.08 1.050 1.012
All Grain 11
2 B or 2 ESB?
10 gal 5.88% 18.32 1.054 1.010
All Grain 14
ZZZ
14 L 5.12% 35.18 1.051 1.012
All Grain 12
Sleepy Bulldog - Clone
23 L 5.18% 47.13 1.054 1.014
All Grain 9
CROWN MOLDING
5.5 gal 4.98% 45.34 1.048 1.010
All Grain 8
pale ale
6 gal 5% 31.44 1.049 1.011
Partial Mash 15
Hal’s ESB
5.25 gal 5.63% 40.62 1.058 1.015
All Grain 15
Awesome Recipe
25 L 5.85% 32.45 1.059 1.014
All Grain 11
Ale: Untested: ESB
11 gal 5.33% 35.28 1.054 1.014
All Grain 12
ESB
5.5 gal 5.61% 42.81 1.056 1.013
All Grain 17

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 398 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 77% 4% - 100%
American - Pale 2-Row 102 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 68% 5% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 99 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 7% 1% - 24%
United Kingdom - Crystal 60L 82 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 7% 2% - 20%
Belgian - Biscuit 67 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 6% 1% - 33%
United Kingdom - Pale 2-Row 65 United Kingdom Grain base malt 2.5°L
38 75% 14% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 64 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 8% 1% - 25%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 53 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 4% 1% - 9%
American - Victory 51 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 7% 1% - 19%
Liquid Malt Extract - Light 49 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 359 5 28% 3% - 100%
Fuggles 245 4.5 26% 3% - 100%
Challenger 153 8.5 29% 3% - 100%
Cascade 110 7 26% 6% - 87%
Willamette 103 4.5 26% 9% - 75%
Target 82 11.5 30% 9% - 75%
Northern Brewer 71 7.8 27% 6% - 80%
Goldings 56 4.5 24% 3% - 67%
Magnum 47 15 25% 2% - 100%
Kent Goldings 45 5 33% 9% - 73%

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) 9 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 33% 13% - 67%
Belgian - Biscuit 7 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 39% 21% - 56%
American - Caramel / Crystal 20L 6 American Grain crystal malt 20°L
35 58% 27% - 100%
American - Victory 6 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 34% 21% - 67%
United Kingdom - Crystal 45L 5 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 45°L
34 65% 31% - 100%
United Kingdom - Roasted Barley 5 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 550°L
29 31% 5% - 100%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 5 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 49% 25% - 67%

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 - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 179 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - London ESB Ale 1968 100 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 - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 64 Fermentis / Safale Ale .095 Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 49 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
White Labs - British Ale Yeast WLP005 28 White Labs Ale Medium High 70.5% 65°F 70°F
White Labs - Dry English Ale Yeast WLP007 26 White Labs Ale Med-High Med-High 75% 65°F 70°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
Danstar - London ESB Yeast 15 Danstar Ale Med-High Low 70% 65°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 138 Fining Boil 80% 1% - 100%
Gypsum 50 Water Agt Mash 32% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 49 Water Agt Boil 65% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 24 Water Agt Mash 12% 0% - 50%
Epsom Salt 22 Water Agt Mash 4% 0% - 23%
Lactic acid 13 Water Agt Mash 68% 0% - 100%
Table Salt 11 Water Agt Mash 7% 0% - 33%
Baking Soda 10 Water Agt Mash 0% 0% - 2%
Chalk 6 Water Agt Sparge 2% 0% - 6%
Phosphoric acid 4 Water Agt Mash 79% 31% - 99%

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