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an All Grain Extra Special/Strong Bitter (English Pale Ale)

brewed on 10/26/2014

Stats

1.083
OG
1.030
FG
38
IBU
17.8
SRM
6.84%
ABV
batch sizeboil time
5 gal60 min

Grains

amountfermentablebrandcolor (srm)
3.92 lb
Pilsen Malt 2-Row (Briess)FLAVOR: Subtle Malty, Delicately Sweet Very light colored base malt. Produces exceptionally clear, crisp wort. Pilsen Malt has a slightly lower protein level than 2-Row Brewers Malt.
Briess1
1.96 lb
Borlander Munich Malt (Briess)Flavor:Smooth Malty and Sweet Color: Golden-Orange Hues Sufficient enzymes for self-conversion Smooth yet pronounced malty flavor plus sweetness Great in Bock beers
Briess10
1.96 lb
Carapils (Briess)FLAVOR: None COLOR: None ITEM NUMBERS AND PACKAGING OPTIONS adds body, foam retention, and beer stability without influencing color or flavor. non-fermentables to balance body and flavor of dark beers Low usage of 1-5% will help achieve desired resu
Briess1.5
1.96 lb
Wheat - Soft Red, Flaked (Briess)Use up to 40% as a cereal adjunct in the total grist Use in the production of Belgian Wit Beers Use 0.5-1.0% to a standard brew to increase foam stability.
Briess1.6
1.09 lb
Aromatic Malt (Briess)FLAVOR: Smooth, Intensely Malty COLOR CONTRIBUTION: Rich Golden Hues CHARACTERISTICS AND APPLICATIONS Munich-style malt that will contribute an intensely malty flavor and aroma. Use in any beer style for additional maltiness.
Briess20
0.75 lb
Caramel/Crystal Malt -120LAdds body, color and improves head retention. Also called "Crystal" malt. Very Dark
120
0.50 lb
Caramel/Crystal Malt - 20LAdds body, color and improves head retention. Also called "Crystal" malt.
20
3.30 lb
LME Sparkling Amber Liquid (Briess)Briess Base Malts, Caramel 60L Malt, Munich Malt Flavor Sweet, Malty, Caramel Use for Pale Ales, Red and Amber Ales, Munich Style Beers, Bock and Oktoberfest Beers, Scottish Ales, and darker beers including Stouts and Porters 80% Fermentability
Briess10.5

Hops

amountnameusetimeaauibu
2.00 oz
East Kent Goldings (EKG)Also known as Canterbury Hops by some, although others will dispute this fact. East Kent Goldings gracefully defines the English Pale Ales and Ales produced by the region, it is quintessentially English. Used for: English Ale, Porter, Scottish and Irish Ale, Stout, Strong Ale, ESB, Saison, Barleywine. Aroma: Floral, aromatic, earthy, slightly sweet spicy flavor Substitutes: First Gold, Fuggles, other Golding varieties, Progress, Target, and Whitbread Golding Storage: Good/Fair 965-80% AA after 6 months at 20 C) 4-7% AA / 1.9-2.8% Beta
Boil60 min10.0 %32.2 ibu
1.00 oz
East Kent Goldings (EKG)Also known as Canterbury Hops by some, although others will dispute this fact. East Kent Goldings gracefully defines the English Pale Ales and Ales produced by the region, it is quintessentially English. Used for: English Ale, Porter, Scottish and Irish Ale, Stout, Strong Ale, ESB, Saison, Barleywine. Aroma: Floral, aromatic, earthy, slightly sweet spicy flavor Substitutes: First Gold, Fuggles, other Golding varieties, Progress, Target, and Whitbread Golding Storage: Good/Fair 965-80% AA after 6 months at 20 C) 4-7% AA / 1.9-2.8% Beta
Boil10 min5.0 %5.8 ibu
1.00 oz
East Kent Goldings (EKG)Also known as Canterbury Hops by some, although others will dispute this fact. East Kent Goldings gracefully defines the English Pale Ales and Ales produced by the region, it is quintessentially English. Used for: English Ale, Porter, Scottish and Irish Ale, Stout, Strong Ale, ESB, Saison, Barleywine. Aroma: Floral, aromatic, earthy, slightly sweet spicy flavor Substitutes: First Gold, Fuggles, other Golding varieties, Progress, Target, and Whitbread Golding Storage: Good/Fair 965-80% AA after 6 months at 20 C) 4-7% AA / 1.9-2.8% Beta
Dry Hop6 days5.0 %0.0 ibu
1.00 oz
FuggleTraditional English-type aroma hop. Used for: English Ales, ESB, Bitter, Lagers Aroma: Mild, soft, fruity, spicy, woody Substitute: Fuggle (U.S.), Willamette, Styrian Golding Storage: Good/Very Good (70-80% AA after 6 months at 20 C) 3-5.6% AA 2-3% Beta
Dry Hop6 days4.5 %0.0 ibu

Yeasts

namelabattenuation
London ESB AleMalty, balanced flavor. Fruity, rich finish. Excellent for cask conditioned ales and bitters.
Best For: English Bitters, IPA, Brown Ales, Mild Ales
Wyeast Labs 196869.0%

Mash steps

nametimetemp
Mash In75 min150.0 F