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Old 04-19-2010, 01:24 PM   #51
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Wow this fermented out quick. I followed the recipe to a T and made 5.5gal of 1.059 wort and it fermented down to 1.014 in 3 days with S-04 @ 63F...Faster then usual...o-well tasted and it is excellent. I am aging for another week or two then kegging. This may become a staple in my keezer...
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Old 04-23-2010, 03:18 PM   #52
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I know I've mixed it up a little, based on the hops and grains I have available but how does this look?

Recipe Specifications
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Batch Size: 5.00 gal
Boil Size: 6.88 gal
Estimated OG: 1.056 SG
Estimated Color: 11.3 SRM
Estimated IBU: 25.7 IBU
Brewhouse Efficiency: 75.00 %
Boil Time: 65 Minutes

Ingredients:
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Amount Item Type % or IBU
8 lbs Pale Malt, Maris Otter (3.0 SRM) Grain 80.00 %
1 lbs Caramel/Crystal Malt - 60L (60.0 SRM) Grain 10.00 %
8.0 oz Amber Malt (22.0 SRM) Grain 5.00 %
8.0 oz Cara-Pils/Dextrine (2.0 SRM) Grain 5.00 %
0.75 oz Fuggles [4.70 %] (60 min) Hops 12.3 IBU
0.50 oz Goldings, B.C. [5.00 %] (30 min) Hops 6.7 IBU
0.50 oz Fuggles [4.70 %] (20 min) Hops 5.0 IBU
0.50 oz Goldings, B.C. [5.00 %] (5 min) Hops 1.7 IBU
1 Pkgs SafAle English Ale (DCL Yeast #S-04) Yeast-Ale
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Old 04-28-2010, 09:39 PM   #53
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Wow this fermented out quick. I followed the recipe to a T and made 5.5gal of 1.059 wort and it fermented down to 1.014 in 3 days with S-04 @ 63F...Faster then usual...o-well tasted and it is excellent. I am aging for another week or two then kegging. This may become a staple in my keezer...
This is a great beer to offer people who would walk into a pub and ask for a house ale. More flavorful than the normal BMC on tap, but not as aggressive as a west coast pale ale.

 
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Old 05-11-2010, 01:27 AM   #54
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Bumpity bump. I brewed a batch of this back in November. I sent it into our local competition and it was just judged a few weeks ago. It took first in the english pale ales. Not bad for 6 months old! I don't know how many entries there were in the category though Thanks for the awesome recipe

 
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Old 05-11-2010, 09:46 PM   #55
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Bumpity bump. I brewed a batch of this back in November. I sent it into our local competition and it was just judged a few weeks ago. It took first in the english pale ales. Not bad for 6 months old! I don't know how many entries there were in the category though Thanks for the awesome recipe
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Old 06-01-2010, 03:17 PM   #56
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I had my first bottle of Red Hook ESB a few weeks ago and am absolutely hooked (get it?...hooked?).

Fantastic beer and I only hope this attempt at a clone comes close. I modified a few things but stayed true to the gravity-to-hops ratio that I derived from the Red Hook website. Fantastic site. They are open with their approach and general ingredients list and share their hops bill.

Unlike my other recipes, I think I'll dial down the ABV% only slightly. Original ESB is 5.7% and this will be about 5.1%. I'll try to offset the lower grain bill by mashing at around 157 degrees to get that malty flavor back.

Batch Size: 11.00 gal
Boil Size: 13.12 gal
Estimated OG: 1.052 SG
Estimated Color: 14.4 SRM
Attachment 1697
Estimated IBU: 25.8 IBU
Brewhouse Efficiency: 67.0 %
Boil Time: 60 Minutes

Ingredients:------------
Amount Item
15.00 lb Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM)
5.00 lb Toasted Malt (27.0 SRM) (2-row toasted at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes)
2.00 lb Caramel/Crystal Malt - 60L (60.0 SRM)
1.00 lb Cara-Pils/Dextrine (2.0 SRM)

1.00 oz Williamette [5.50%] (60 min) Hops 9.7 IBU
1.00 oz Tettnang [6.50%] (30 min) Hops 8.8 IBU
1.00 oz Williamette [4.60%] (20 min) Hops 4.9 IBU
1.00 oz Tettnang [6.50%] (5 min) Hops 2.3 IBU

2 Pkgs British Ale (Wyeast Labs #1098) Yeast-Ale (I'm pitching on a yeast cake from a prior brew)


Single infusion mash at 157 degrees. Boil for 75 minutes following the hops schedule. It may be necesary to reduce to a lower rolling boil to prevent excess boil off.
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What would I buy if I was brewing extract/partial grains.

 
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Old 06-06-2010, 01:56 AM   #57
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What would I buy if I was brewing extract/partial grains.
It's on page 3.

 
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Old 07-18-2010, 12:57 PM   #58
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I dont have any Williamette on hand woudl any of the following work in its place?

Tettnanger
Saaz
Hallertau
Golding
Cluster
Cascade

 
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Old 09-07-2010, 01:12 AM   #59
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BierMuncher, you are definitely the tops! I've been looking for an RHESB clone, I'll be putting these grains into the beer machine this weekend!
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Old 09-20-2010, 09:49 PM   #60
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I have a hop shortage at my house....I have willamette but no tettnanger....I have some sterling how do you think this will effect the finished product? statement retracted....went to LHBS for hops.

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