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Bitter about the Season

Bitter about the Season

Extra Special/Strong Bitter (English Pale Ale) : Partial Mash : 5.5 gal

sweazel

All four major sports teams in Philadelphia failed to make the playoffs. Hoppy brew that isn't too bitter and goes down smooth. Made from yeast that I harvested from a Pineapple Pale Ale.

October 26, 2013 at 03:20pm

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Ingredients (Partial Mash5.5 gal)

  • .5 lbs Crystal Malt 60°L

    Crystal Malt 60°L

    Sweet caramel flavor, deep golden to red color. For dark amber and brown ales.

  • 1 lbs Maris Otter Pale

    Maris Otter Pale

    An English thoroughbred and a favored choice of malt for many brewers. Simpsons' Maris Otter has a rich and nutty flavor and despite its small, berry size has a strong husk. This malt delivers predictable brewhouse performance with modest, yet consistent extracts. Brewers can expect good runoffs with clear wort.

  • .5 lbs Cara-Pils® Malt; Briess

    Cara-Pils® Malt; Briess

    Characteristics & Applications: • The endosperm is completely glassy and will appear to be darker than standard Brewers Malt. • Carapils® is a very unique dextrine-style malt that adds body, foam retention, and beer stability without influencing color or flavor. • Use to upgrade all types of beer, including light colored beers. • The non-fermentables in Carapils® are very advantageous in balancing body and flavor of dark colored beers. • May be used with or without other specialty malts. • Low usage of 1-5% will help achieve desired results. • Produced from AMBA/BMBRI recommended 2-Row Malting Barley varieties.

  • .5 lbs Victory® Malt; Briess

    Victory® Malt; Briess

    Biscuity, baking bread, nutty flavors. Characteristics & Applications: • With an aroma of baking bread, Victory® Malt is great in Nut Brown Ales and other dark beers. • Special processing develops the biscuity, baking bread, nutty flavors that are distinctive in Victory® Malt. • Produced from AMBA/BMBRI recommended 6-Row Malting Barley varieties.

  • 3.3 lbs Liquid Light; Muntons

    Liquid Light; Muntons

    Selected English lager malt is used to produce this fine consistent light malt extract.

  • 3 lbs Dry Extra Light Extract

    Dry Extra Light Extract

    For making very pale ales and lagers.

  • 1 oz Target - 8.5 AA% pellets; boiled 60 min

    Target

    Used for its robust bittering ability in British ales and lagers. Aroma is quite intense

  • 1 oz Brambling Cross - 7.4 AA% pellets; boiled 30 min

    Brambling Cross

    Grandparent of Saxon and Viking, they have a unique toasty, buttery, slighly resiny aroma with some woody notes.

  • .5 oz East Kent Goldings - 5.8 AA% pellets; boiled 5 min

    East Kent Goldings

    Mild, slightly flowery.

  • .5 oz East Kent Goldings - 5.8 AA% pellets; boiled 1 min

    East Kent Goldings

    Mild, slightly flowery.

  • 1 ea Whirlfloc Tablets (Irish moss) - (omitted from calculations)

    Whirlfloc Tablets (Irish moss)

    Enhanced Irish Moss in convenient tablet form

  • Wyeast 1318 London Ale III™

    Wyeast 1318 London Ale III™

    From traditional London brewery with great malt and hop profile. True top cropping strain, fruity, very light, soft balanced palate, finishes slightly sweet.

Notes

Steep grains at 152 degrees for 40 minutes and 158 degrees for 20 minutes. Added DME at 50 minutes. Added LME at 20 minutes. Pitched yeast at 70 degrees. Placed in the primary for 17 days. OG 1.057. FG 1.017. ABV 5.2%.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 8 - English Pale Ale

Subcategory: C - Extra Special/Strong Bitter (English Pale Ale)

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.057 1.048 - 1.060
Terminal Gravity: 1.015 1.010 - 1.016
Color: 11.8 SRM 6 - 18
Alcohol: 5.5% ABV 4.60% - 6.20%
Bitterness: 43.7 IBU 30.00 - 50.00

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