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Old 02-28-2008, 02:11 PM   #1
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Recipe Type: All Grain
Yeast: Wyeast 1968 (London ESB)
Yeast Starter: 1 liter
Batch Size (Gallons): 5
Original Gravity: 1.050
Final Gravity: 1.015
IBU: 43 IBU
Boiling Time (Minutes): 60
Color: 9.2 SRM
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 7 @ 68 deg.
Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 14 @ 68 deg.

I've made this beer twice, and both times it turned out great. It's not quite to style with 3 lbs. of Munich Malt, but it gives it a good malty backbone.

Malt Bill:
6 lb. Marris Otter
3 lb. Munich Malt
1 lb. 2-row
0.5 lb. Crystal 40L
0.5 lb. Aromatic Malt

Hops:
UK Challenger 8.0% AA 60 min.
East Kent Goldings 4.75% AA 45 min.
UK Challenger 8.0% AA 30 min.
East Kent Goldings 4.75% AA 15 min.
East Kent Goldings 4.75% AA 5 min.

Mash at 154 degrees F for 60 minutes
60 minute boil

Ferment at 68 degrees F for 7 days
Secondary optional (I usually skip it for this beer)

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Old 05-31-2008, 02:46 AM   #2
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any reason you skip the secondary?

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I've found this beer clears pretty quickly, and so far everytime I've brewed it, it's gone straight to the keg where the yeast will crash out. When kegging, I leave it primary for about two weeks. If I were bottling it, I'd probably put it in secondary. It also turns around pretty quickly, it's quite good when it's young.

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