English Bitter - Beer Recipe Kit

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Original Gravity: 1.0581 Final Gravity: 1.0145 Alcohol by Volume: 5.703%

A traditional English style which is light brown to amber. This beer has a malt presence with mild hop bitterness. Malt flavors tend to predominate along with a light crisp aroma. We added a bit of Cascade to this one because we like the aroma better than the traditional Fuggles or Golding. Evidently others agree its a three time Best of Show Winner.

 

6.6 lbs. Gold Liquid Malt Extract

1 lb. British Pale Grain M&F 2 Row (cracked)

1 lb. British Crystal Grain M&F (cracked)

1 oz. (12.5 AAU) Chinook Hops

2 oz. (16.6AAU) Cascade Hops

1 tsp. Irish Moss

1 pkg. White Labs WLP001 California Ale Yeast

4 oz. Crown Caps (approx. 55 caps)

5 oz. Priming Sugar (approx. 3/4 cup)

 

 

Raise 1 gal. water to 160oF then add all cracked grains. Stabilize grains at 155oF to 158oF for 30 to 45 min. Sparge with 170oF water. Add malt & Chinook hops. Boil for 60 min. adding 1/2oz. Cascade hops & 1 tsp. Irish Moss at 30 minute mark. Add another 1/2oz. Cascade hops 10 min. before end of boil. Add final 1 oz. Cascade hops after boil has stopped & allow to steep for 5 to 10 min. Strain into enough ice cold water to make 5 gal. Pitch yeast when cooled to 80oF or below. Use blow-off technique to finish.

Yields 5 gal.




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