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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 5581
ESB Fullers Clone
42 L 4.72% 41.93 1.047 1.011
All Grain 3764
English Bitter
21 L 6.08% 28.73 1.062 1.015
BIAB 3715
minesweeper
18 L 6.07% 38.37 1.060 1.014
All Grain 3464
Bass Brewers - Bass Pale Ale Clone
5.5 gal 5.04% 47.06 1.054 1.016
Partial Mash 2901
Common Room ESB
17 gal 5.82% 46.02 1.059 1.015
All Grain 2817
ESB SMaSH EKG
25 L 5.35% 38.68 1.047 1.007
All Grain 2813
Front Porch - Hobgoblin - Dark English Ale
5.5 gal 5.14% 36.65 1.052 1.013
extract 2783
Bakke Brygg ESB 25 L
25 L 5.39% 41.6 1.056 1.014
All Grain 2693
Brooklyn Brewery - Pennant Ale '55 Clone
5.5 gal 5% 43.79 1.058 1.020
Partial Mash 2473

Newest Extra Special/Strong Bitter (ESB) Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Awesome Recipe
5 gal 4.43% 46.21 1.049 1.015
All Grain 10
ESB - take 2
11 gal 5.32% 36.36 1.054 1.014
All Grain 27
ESB Clone
23 L 5.67% 34.45 1.053 1.010
BIAB 23
AG43 Oak Beauty 13
23 L 5.07% 43.97 1.050 1.011
All Grain 31
Awesome Recipe
400 L 5.67% 0 1.058 1.014
All Grain 14
Awesome Recipe
400 L 4.56% 0 1.046 1.012
All Grain 12
Awesome Recipe
400 L 5.67% 0 1.058 1.014
All Grain 14
FRESH IPA
400 L 4.27% 0 1.043 1.011
All Grain 14
Vienna Pale PSB
93 L 5% 48.42 1.050 1.012
All Grain 19
ESB
5.5 gal 4.75% 43.72 1.048 1.012
All Grain 52

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 400 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 77% 4% - 100%
American - Pale 2-Row 103 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 68% 5% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 101 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 68 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 63 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 362 5 28% 3% - 100%
Fuggles 246 4.5 26% 3% - 100%
Challenger 154 8.5 29% 3% - 100%
Cascade 110 7 26% 6% - 87%
Willamette 105 4.5 26% 9% - 75%
Target 84 11.5 30% 9% - 75%
Northern Brewer 70 7.8 27% 6% - 80%
Goldings 55 4.5 23% 3% - 67%
Kent Goldings 47 5 33% 9% - 73%
Magnum 45 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) 9 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 33% 13% - 67%
Belgian - Biscuit 8 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 36% 19% - 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 - English Ale Yeast S-04 178 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - London ESB Ale 1968 101 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 65 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 27 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 16 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 139 Fining Boil 80% 1% - 100%
Gypsum 51 Water Agt Mash 33% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 50 Fining Boil 65% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 23 Water Agt Mash 7% 0% - 50%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 21 Water Agt Mash 12% 0% - 50%
Lactic acid 12 Water Agt Mash 70% 0% - 100%
Table Salt 11 Water Agt Mash 10% 0% - 33%
Baking Soda 10 Water Agt Mash 0% 0% - 2%
Chalk 6 Water Agt Mash 2% 0% - 6%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 6 Water Agt Mash 10% 0% - 33%

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