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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 6645
ESB Fullers Clone
42 L 4.72% 40.52 1.047 1.011
All Grain 5180
ESB SMaSH EKG
25 L 5.35% 38.68 1.047 1.007
All Grain 4250
minesweeper
18 L 6.07% 38.37 1.060 1.014
All Grain 4244
Bass Brewers - Bass Pale Ale Clone
5.5 gal 5.04% 47.06 1.054 1.016
Partial Mash 3831
Common Room ESB
17 gal 5.82% 46.02 1.059 1.015
All Grain 3470
Extract ESB
5.5 gal 5.74% 55.61 1.056 1.012
extract 3393
Old Thumper Clone
21 L 2.86% 34.96 1.057 1.036
All Grain 3333
Front Porch - Hobgoblin - Dark English Ale
5.5 gal 5.14% 36.65 1.052 1.013
extract 3278
Bakke Brygg ESB 25 L
25 L 5.39% 41.6 1.056 1.014
All Grain 3235

Newest Extra Special/Strong Bitter (ESB) Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
GB Pale Ale
95 L 6.01% 32.53 1.048 1.002
All Grain 34
Lank
5 gal 4.97% 36.01 1.054 1.016
All Grain 8
Extra Special Kveik
23 L 5.59% 43.37 1.053 1.011
Partial Mash 31
BBR Molasses ESB
19 L 5.31% 37.23 1.049 1.009
BIAB 4
ESB
217 gal 5.74% 54.47 1.058 1.015
All Grain 10
Fuller's ESB Clone
5.5 gal 6.22% 48.76 1.071 1.024
extract 7
The Chelsea Grin
6 gal 5.01% 22.32 1.051 1.013
BIAB 46
Santa's Chestnut Sack
5.5 gal 5.95% 31.43 1.059 1.014
All Grain 14
ESB- Marris Otter/Challenger Smash
5 gal 5.4% 31.33 1.059 1.017
All Grain 25
French Valley Bitter
5.5 gal 4.72% 35.54 1.047 1.011
extract 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 380 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 76% 4% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 96 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 7% 1% - 24%
Pale 2-Row 95 Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 68% 5% - 100%
United Kingdom - Crystal 60L 73 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 7% 2% - 20%
Belgian - Biscuit 62 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 6% 1% - 33%
United Kingdom - Pale 2-Row 62 United Kingdom Grain base malt 2.5°L
38 74% 14% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 55 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 8% 1% - 25%
American - Victory 51 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 7% 1% - 19%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 51 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 4% 1% - 9%
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 342 5 28% 3% - 100%
Fuggles 236 4.5 26% 3% - 100%
Challenger 155 8.5 29% 3% - 100%
Cascade 107 7 26% 6% - 87%
Willamette 100 4.5 26% 7% - 75%
Target 81 11.5 30% 9% - 75%
Northern Brewer 69 7.8 27% 6% - 80%
Goldings 53 4.5 24% 3% - 67%
Kent Goldings 44 5 32% 9% - 73%
Magnum 42 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%
United Kingdom - Crystal 45L 5 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 45°L
34 65% 31% - 100%
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%
American - Victory 5 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 36% 21% - 67%
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-04 165 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - London ESB Ale 1968 98 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Very High 69% 64°F 72°F
White Labs - English Ale Yeast WLP002 66 White Labs Ale Medium Very High 66.5% 65°F 68°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 61 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 48 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°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 - British Ale Yeast WLP005 24 White Labs Ale Medium High 70.5% 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 14 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 140 Water Agt Boil 80% 1% - 100%
Gypsum 57 Water Agt Mash 29% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 44 Fining Boil 65% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 27 Water Agt Mash 4% 0% - 23%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 18 Water Agt Sparge 13% 0% - 50%
Baking Soda 16 Water Agt Mash 1% 0% - 3%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 11 Water Agt Mash 9% 0% - 42%
Lactic acid 10 Water Agt Mash 64% 0% - 100%
Table Salt 7 Water Agt Mash 7% 0% - 33%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 7 Water Agt Mash 16% 0% - 57%

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