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Old 04-15-2009, 08:42 PM   #1
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I'm thinking about trying my hand at a English bitter please tell me how this sounds:

Amount Item Type % or IBU
7 lbs Pale Liquid Extract (8.0 SRM) Extract 87.50 %
1 lbs Caramel/Crystal Malt - 40L (40.0 SRM) Grain 12.50 %
1.00 oz Northern Brewer [8.50 %] (60 min) Hops 28.8 IBU
0.50 oz Goldings, East Kent [5.00 %] (Dry Hop 7 dHops -
0.50 oz Goldings, East Kent [5.00 %] (Dry Hop 7 dHops -
0.50 oz Goldings, East Kent [5.00 %] (30 min) Hops 6.5 IBU
0.50 oz Goldings, East Kent [5.00 %] (5 min) Hops 1.7 IBU
1.00 tsp Irish Moss (Boil 10.0 min) Misc
1 Pkgs London ESB Ale (Wyeast Labs #1968)

Batch Size: 5.50 gal
Boil Size: 7.39 gal
Estimated OG: 1.047 SG
Estimated Color: 10.6 SRM
Estimated IBU: 37.1 IBU
Brewhouse Efficiency: - %
Boil Time: 60 Minutes

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Old 04-15-2009, 08:54 PM   #2
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I never got good attenuation out of liquid malt, so I would cut back on the crystal to 8-12oz, but thats just me
It's a little big for a Bitter, but not a Special Bitter and it should be good with all the EKG's and Fuller's yeast


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Old 04-15-2009, 09:02 PM   #3
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cool, I figured the pound couldn't hurt flavor. I like bitters and the recipe feels light a good start. I'm still learning allot this being my 3 brew and would be my second scratch recipe
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Priming: CBB 1.1, apfelwein
Chillin:1st Mead, ApfelMango-Cyzer, aleApfelwein,blackchapfelwein,blackfelwein,
Blucyzer, Cyzer.
Bottled: Apfelwein 2, Crazy Beech Bitter
Trench Town Brown, Mouf of the Souf Stout, New Mouf of the Souf, Oaked Apfel, Slow-wit
Next Up:Cream ale, Scott red, 888RIS or cocoOatmealRIS, Apfelwein and more Apfelwein

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Old 04-16-2009, 12:09 AM   #4
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Looks like a tasty Special/Best Bitter to me. I'd drink the heck out of that. Good thing you live in Florida!

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Old 04-16-2009, 01:20 AM   #5
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Thats the kind of feed back I was looking for, thanks NQ3X. If it works out I may have to send u guys a couple.
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Priming: CBB 1.1, apfelwein
Chillin:1st Mead, ApfelMango-Cyzer, aleApfelwein,blackchapfelwein,blackfelwein,
Blucyzer, Cyzer.
Bottled: Apfelwein 2, Crazy Beech Bitter
Trench Town Brown, Mouf of the Souf Stout, New Mouf of the Souf, Oaked Apfel, Slow-wit
Next Up:Cream ale, Scott red, 888RIS or cocoOatmealRIS, Apfelwein and more Apfelwein

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Old 04-16-2009, 10:34 AM   #6
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If it works out I may have to send u guys a couple cases.
Fixed that for you.



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Old 04-16-2009, 01:03 PM   #7
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Lol Bob if it works out and I turn This into a 10G batch I may be inclined to send a case do a little of that mild or the black dog
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Priming: CBB 1.1, apfelwein
Chillin:1st Mead, ApfelMango-Cyzer, aleApfelwein,blackchapfelwein,blackfelwein,
Blucyzer, Cyzer.
Bottled: Apfelwein 2, Crazy Beech Bitter
Trench Town Brown, Mouf of the Souf Stout, New Mouf of the Souf, Oaked Apfel, Slow-wit
Next Up:Cream ale, Scott red, 888RIS or cocoOatmealRIS, Apfelwein and more Apfelwein

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Old 05-09-2009, 08:37 PM   #8
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So I pulled the trigger on this and i plan on doing this tomorrow. I got my Ic working and cant wait to finally make a clear beer. I also picked up some gelatin just in case.
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Chillin:1st Mead, ApfelMango-Cyzer, aleApfelwein,blackchapfelwein,blackfelwein,
Blucyzer, Cyzer.
Bottled: Apfelwein 2, Crazy Beech Bitter
Trench Town Brown, Mouf of the Souf Stout, New Mouf of the Souf, Oaked Apfel, Slow-wit
Next Up:Cream ale, Scott red, 888RIS or cocoOatmealRIS, Apfelwein and more Apfelwein

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I just brewed a Mild this week. Maybe if they open the "Alley" after the fire we can meet and swap some.
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Special Bitters don't have aroma adds or dry hopping, generally. Looks fine for a Pale, though.


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