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
Captain Hooked on Bitters: Redhook ESB Clone
11 gal 4.86% 19.43 1.05 1.013
All Grain 4738
Golden NW Extra Special Bitter
5.25 gal 5.08% 50.48 1.052 1.014
All Grain 4571
minesweeper
18 L 6.07% 38.37 1.06 1.014
All Grain 2715
English Bitter
21 L 6.08% 28.73 1.062 1.015
BIAB 2684
ESB Fullers Clone
42 L 4.72% 41.93 1.047 1.011
All Grain 2455
Front Porch - Hobgoblin - Dark English Ale
5.5 gal 5.14% 36.65 1.052 1.013
extract 2233
Bakke Brygg ESB 20 l
20 L 5.63% 37.42 1.058 1.015
All Grain 2098
Brooklyn Brewery - Pennant Ale '55 Clone
5.5 gal 5% 43.79 1.058 1.02
Partial Mash 2064
ESB SMaSH EKG
25 L 5.35% 38.68 1.047 1.007
All Grain 1936
Bass Brewers - Bass Pale Ale Clone
5.5 gal 5.04% 47.06 1.054 1.016
Partial Mash 1909

Newest Extra Special/Strong Bitter (ESB) Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
English Special Bitter
20 L 5.79% 43.7 1.059 1.015
All Grain 4
test esb
23 L 4.65% 36 1.049 1.014
All Grain 4
Adnams Broadside (Wheeler)
23.5 L 4.84% 33.61 1.046 1.009
All Grain 3
ESB
1 gal 6.45% 39.71 1.066 1.016
All Grain 6
ESB (BOP)
12 gal 6.26% 39.51 1.057 1.01
Partial Mash 5
Honey ESB
1.2 gal 5.56% 35.89 1.056 1.013
All Grain 4
White Shield (Wheeler)
23 L 5.38% 40.29 1.05 1.009
All Grain 5
AG30 Lunar Thorn 4
21 L 5.83% 39.36 1.058 1.013
All Grain 3
AG29 Oak Beauty 8
23 L 4.93% 43.47 1.05 1.013
All Grain 5
Three Numpties Pale Ale
5 gal 5.7% 38.8 1.057 1.013
BIAB 13

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

Name
Uses
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
Maris Otter Pale
344
United Kingdom
Grain
Base malt
3.75 °L 
38
77%
4% - 100%
Pale 2-Row
94
American
Grain
Base malt
1.8 °L 
37
68%
5% - 100%
Caramel / Crystal 60L
90
American
Grain
Crystal malt
60 °L 
34
7%
1% - 24%
Crystal 60L
74
United Kingdom
Grain
Crystal malt
60 °L 
34
8%
2% - 20%
Pale 2-Row
59
United Kingdom
Grain
Base malt
2.5 °L 
38
77%
14% - 100%
Biscuit
55
Belgian
Grain
Roasted malt
23 °L 
35
6%
1% - 33%
Caramel / Crystal 40L
54
American
Grain
Crystal malt
40 °L 
34
8%
1% - 25%
Liquid Malt ExtractLight
48
Liquid Extract
Extract
4 °L 
35
67%
24% - 100%
Caramel / Crystal 120L
47
American
Grain
Crystal malt
120 °L 
33
4%
1% - 9%
Victory
45
American
Grain
Roasted malt
28 °L 
34
7%
1% - 19%

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

Name Uses Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
East Kent Goldings317528%3% - 100%
Fuggles2264.526%4% - 100%
Challenger1368.528%3% - 100%
Cascade101726%6% - 87%
Willamette944.527%9% - 75%
Target7211.530%9% - 75%
Northern Brewer637.827%6% - 80%
Goldings514.524%3% - 75%
Kent Goldings41534%9% - 73%
magnum3826%2% - 100%

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

Name Uses Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Caramel / Crystal 60L14American
Grain
Crystal malt60 °L 
34
55%
11% - 100%
Caramel / Crystal 40L12American
Grain
Crystal malt40 °L 
34
37%
7% - 80%
Crystal 60L11United Kingdom
Grain
Crystal malt60 °L 
34
59%
18% - 100%
Carapils (Dextrine Malt)9American
Grain
Crystal malt1.8 °L 
33
33%
13% - 67%
Caramel / Crystal 20L6American
Grain
Crystal malt20 °L 
35
58%
27% - 100%
Biscuit6Belgian
Grain
Roasted malt23 °L 
35
36%
21% - 50%
Victory6American
Grain
Roasted malt28 °L 
34
34%
21% - 67%
Crystal 45L5United Kingdom
Grain
Crystal malt45 °L 
34
65%
31% - 100%
Roasted Barley5United Kingdom
Grain
Roasted malt550 °L 
29
31%
5% - 100%
Maris Otter Pale5United Kingdom
Grain
Base malt3.75 °L 
38
49%
25% - 67%

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

Name Uses Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04159Fermentis / SafaleAle.0975High7554°F77°F
London ESB Ale 196888WyeastAle0.1Very High6964°F72°F
English Ale Yeast WLP00261White LabsAleMediumVery High66.565°F68°F
Safale - American Ale Yeast US-0560Fermentis / SafaleAle.095Medium8154°F77°F
Nottingham Ale Yeast49DanstarAleMed-HighHigh7757°F70°F
British Ale Yeast WLP00527White LabsAleMediumHigh70.565°F70°F
Dry English Ale Yeast WLP00725White LabsAleMed-HighMed-High7565°F70°F
Burton Ale Yeast WLP02317White LabsAleMediumMedium7268°F73°F
London Ale 102814WyeastAle0.1Med-Low7560°F72°F
British Ale Yeast M0714Mangrove JackAlen/aHigh7857°F72°F
British Ale 109813WyeastAle0.1Med-High7464°F72°F

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

Name Uses Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Irish moss131FiningBoil81%1% - 100%
Whirlfloc45FiningBoil67%0% - 100%
Gypsum26Water AgtMash38%0% - 100%
yeast nutrient 24OtherBoil39%6% - 96%
whirfloc18FiningBoil60%6% - 100%
Protafloc11FiningBoil52%0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride9Water AgtMash11%0% - 33%
Burton Water Salts8Water AgtMash46%1% - 100%
pH 5.25Water AgtMash50%50% - 50%
Epsom Salt5Water AgtMash7%0% - 24%
wyeast nutrient5OtherBoil31%0% - 60%

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