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Old 03-01-2013, 10:06 PM   #511
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I use a little bit of flaked oats and flaked wheat in my ESB. Out of respect for someone else's recipe thread I won't post it here but if you're interested I'll PM it to you.
Yes please, that would be helpful. I'm curious how a small amount might affect the clarity of this beer so it would be good to see what quantities you've used in yours.
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Old 03-12-2013, 11:13 PM   #512
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Made this at the weekend. I do BIAB and but am new and have only done 1 so far. I calculated a 60% efficiency on my last batch so for this I added some extra grain to compensate and to hopefully hit the OG. Anyway, I got a little extra effciency than I reckoned for and got an OG of 1.060. So either I improved my technique or I mis judged the efficiency of my last batch......hard to say.

I added a few extra hops to use up the bag and brought an addition forward slightly so maybe that will be nicely balanced out by any residual sweetness from the higher OG/sugar content......

Ferementation is very strong and blown out about 1.5qts wort/beer I need a bigger Carboy...!

Ill post back to let you know how it all turns out

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Amount Item Type % or IBU
10.00 lb UK Pale Malt (2 Row) UK (1.4 SRM) Grain 90.91 %
0.75 lb UK Medium Crystal 50-65L (56.5 SRM) Grain 6.82 %
0.25 lb UK Dark Crystal 135-165L (150.0 SRM) Grain 2.27 %
1.50 oz Goldings, East Kent [5.50 %] (60 min) (First Wort Hop) Hops 30.4 IBU
0.25 oz Fuggles [4.00 %] (20 min) Hops 2.0 IBU
0.25 oz Goldings, East Kent [5.50 %] (20 min) Hops 2.8 IBU
0.25 oz Fuggles [4.00 %] (0 min) Hops -
0.25 oz Goldings, East Kent [5.50 %] (0 min) Hops -
1 Pkgs SafAle English Ale (DCL Yeast #S-04) Yeast-Ale



Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.054 SG
Measured Original Gravity: 1.054 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.014 SG Measured Final Gravity: 1.014 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 5.17 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 5.21 %
Bitterness: 35.3 IBU Calories: 241 cal/pint
Est Color: 10.4 SRM Color: Color


Single Infusion, Medium Body, Batch Sparge Step Time Name Description Step Temp
60 min Mash In Add 13.75 qt of water at 173.3 F 154.0 F
10 min Mash Out Add 8.00 qt of water at 198.3 F 168.0 F
Sparge with enough water to achieve desired boil volume.


This beer was formulated with the goal of recreating a very traditional ESB with authentic British ingredients. Keeping the grain bill as simple as possible and balancing the malt and hops has produced an easy to make authentic English ale.

It is named for the fact that I can easily imagine a beer very similar to this being drunk in large tankards in the common room of inns by weary travellers in your favorite fantasy novel. Whether washing down a roasted chicken or being enjoyed by itself with friends, I hope you get similar feelings when drinking this ale.

Order the recipe from BMW here: http://www.brewmasterswarehouse.com/...ommon-room-esb
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Old 03-15-2013, 03:56 PM   #513
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What do people carb this beer too? Im doing bottles.

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Ingredients

Amount Item Type % or IBU
10.00 lb UK Pale Malt (2 Row) UK (1.4 SRM) Grain 90.91 %
0.75 lb UK Medium Crystal 50-65L (56.5 SRM) Grain 6.82 %
0.25 lb UK Dark Crystal 135-165L (150.0 SRM) Grain 2.27 %
1.50 oz Goldings, East Kent [5.50 %] (60 min) (First Wort Hop) Hops 30.4 IBU
0.25 oz Fuggles [4.00 %] (20 min) Hops 2.0 IBU
0.25 oz Goldings, East Kent [5.50 %] (20 min) Hops 2.8 IBU
0.25 oz Fuggles [4.00 %] (0 min) Hops -
0.25 oz Goldings, East Kent [5.50 %] (0 min) Hops -
1 Pkgs SafAle English Ale (DCL Yeast #S-04) Yeast-Ale



Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.054 SG
Measured Original Gravity: 1.054 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.014 SG Measured Final Gravity: 1.014 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 5.17 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 5.21 %
Bitterness: 35.3 IBU Calories: 241 cal/pint
Est Color: 10.4 SRM Color: Color


Single Infusion, Medium Body, Batch Sparge Step Time Name Description Step Temp
60 min Mash In Add 13.75 qt of water at 173.3 F 154.0 F
10 min Mash Out Add 8.00 qt of water at 198.3 F 168.0 F
Sparge with enough water to achieve desired boil volume.


This beer was formulated with the goal of recreating a very traditional ESB with authentic British ingredients. Keeping the grain bill as simple as possible and balancing the malt and hops has produced an easy to make authentic English ale.

It is named for the fact that I can easily imagine a beer very similar to this being drunk in large tankards in the common room of inns by weary travellers in your favorite fantasy novel. Whether washing down a roasted chicken or being enjoyed by itself with friends, I hope you get similar feelings when drinking this ale.

Order the recipe from BMW here: http://www.brewmasterswarehouse.com/...ommon-room-esb
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Old 03-17-2013, 09:48 PM   #514
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What do people carb this beer too? Im doing bottles.

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I carbed to 2.2 and loved it!
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Old 04-03-2013, 02:43 PM   #515
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This would be brewing today, but I had to put two "special request" beers in the fermenters first. Maybe next week....Am going to use Optic malt for the UK 2-row, otherwise adhering sedulously to the recipe....as I always do the first time I try a recipe. Still trying to find that "ESB magic" after several recipes haven't really done it. I have found that a "Fuller's ESB clone".....isn't. I've gotten a bit more adept at water treatment, though, and this may be the year!

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Brewed 3 gallons of this today and,It was my first brew day in 6 months.I have read this thread 3 times now i think and everytime the OP's first pic makes me want to brew.The brewday was the best i have ever had and the mash smelled sooo good.i changed the yeast to WLP 023 Burton ale.and i just can't wait to taste it.

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Old 04-05-2013, 04:33 PM   #517
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I just killed my first keg of this a couple of days ago and will definitely brew this again. I was a little worried about whether I was going to really like it very much when I first tasted it when it wasn't fully carbed. Once carbed the difference was huge and the keg did not last long. A nice, tasty, easy beer to drink. Thanks for the recipe.

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Well, I've made up my mind I'm doing this batch next; enough of "special request" beers. Now all I have to do is wait for Orfy's Mild Mannered Ale to finish, so I can free up a fermenter. I always follow a recipe to the letter the first time....since the malt wasn't really specified except for "UK 2-row," I treated myself to 10 lb of Fawcett's Optic, and am going with that. Since I brew with RO water, with this beer I'll treat it with a teaspoon each of calcium chloride and gypsum.

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Brewing my first batch of this today. Mash was maybe a tad high, nothing that's likely to be noticed. Boil going as we speak......I even remembered the FWH, which I have sometimes forgotten in other beers. Full 6.5 gal boil, very nice 1.05X SG.

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Brewing my first batch of this today. Mash was maybe a tad high, nothing that's likely to be notices. Boil going as we speak......I even remembered the FWH, which I have sometimes forgotten in other beers. Full 6.5 gal boil, very nice 1.05X SG.
I definitely forgot my FWH, but threw them in as the wort was coming to a boil. This beer is excellent, by far the best I've made so far.
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