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Old 01-14-2012, 09:47 PM   #1
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Default All-Grain - Bilbo's Bitter (ESB)

Recipe Type: All Grain
Yeast: Wyeast 1288 (Thames Valley II)
Yeast Starter: 1L
Batch Size (Gallons): 5.25
Original Gravity: 1.060
Final Gravity: 1.014
IBU: 35
Boiling Time (Minutes): 60
Color: 13
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 21
Additional Fermentation: keg
Tasting Notes: ESB

My attempt at an old school bitter, with some new school malts. I looked at a ton of other recipes before formulating this one. Mission: quaffable but deceptively strong.

Batch Size: 5.25
Boil Size: 6.50
Estimated OG: 1.060 SG
Estimated Color: 13 SRM
Estimated IBU: 35
Brewhouse Efficiency: 75.0 %
Boil Time: 60 Minutes
Mash: Single-Step Infusion Mash, Batch Sparge, 154F for 60 mins.

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Ingredients:
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% --- Amt. --- Malt. --- °L
87% 10 0 Marris Otter (Crisp) - 4
04% 0 8 Aromatic Malt - 26
04% 0 8 Crisp Crystal Malt 45L - 45
02% 0 4 Crisp Crystal Malt 120L - 120
02% 0 4 Special Roast - 50

1.00 oz East Kent Golding Pellet (4.7%) 60 min
1.50 oz Challenger Pellet (6.7%) 10 min
0.75 oz East Kent Golding Pellet (4.7%) 10 min
0.25 oz East Kent Golding Pellet (4.7%) Flameout

1 ea Whirlfloc Tablet (10 min)
1 tbsp Burton Salts (Mash)

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So how has this turned out? I think I would like to try it.

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Old 05-25-2012, 10:49 PM   #3
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So how has this turned out? I think I would like to try it.
Good! I enjoyed it. A little hoppy at the end so I might have gone with a little less closer to flameout next time.
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awesome thanks

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