Best Bitter Recipe - Star Bitter

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Star Bitter

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All Grain + Extract
5 Gallon(s)
5 Gallon(s)
90 min
70%
All Grain Plus Extract Best Bitter homebrew recipe. This homebrew recipe uses the following ingredients: Maris Otter Pale - UK, Wheat Malt - DE, Vienna - UK, Chocolate Malt - US, Dry Malt Extract - Wheat - US, Dry Malt Extract - Amber , Table Sugar - Sucrose - US, Brown Sugar - US, Fuggles Hops, Chinook Hops, Danstar Nottingham Homebrew Yeast, Gypsum, Irish Moss.

Fermentables

36% - Maris Otter Pale - UK
2.2046
38
3
Mash
18% - Wheat Malt - DE
1.1023
37
2
Mash
9% - Vienna - UK
0.5512
35
4
Mash
2% - Chocolate Malt - US
0.1001
34
350
Mash
8% - Dry Malt Extract - Wheat - US
0.5
42
3
Extract
8% - Dry Malt Extract - Amber
0.5
42
10
Extract
16% - Table Sugar - Sucrose - US
1
46
0
Late
4% - Brown Sugar - US
0.25
46
10
Late

Hops

Fuggles
0.75
Leaf
Boil
60 min(s)
4.8
13.5
Chinook
0.25
Pellet
Boil
60 min(s)
13
13.5
Fuggles
0.75
Leaf
Boil
10 min(s)
4.8
4.9
Chinook
0.25
Pellet
Boil
15 min(s)
13
6.7

Yeast

Danstar Nottingham
80%

Other Stuff

Gypsum
1
tsp
Mash
Irish Moss
1
tsp
Boil

Mash Steps

Mash in mash bag at 65°c
Direct Heat
150
180 min

Special Instructions

1.
SG after mash @ 65°c 1.010 corrected - SG 1.023
2.
SG at yeast pitch SG 1.039
3.
Yeast pitched 15hrs after boil. Temp of wort 25°c
4.
Racked after one week to finish fermenting in closed keg SG 1.010
5.
After 10 days - 1 gallon to bottles. 4 gallons to Keg

Tasting Notes (1)

RadfordBrewer

Tasted on 6/2/2016 by RadfordBrewer

Notes:

Crisp and malty with a nice hoppy after-taste

Recipe Facts

Star Bitter
Best Bitter
  • 5.00 Gallons Liters Batch Size
  • 5.00 Gallons Liters Boil Size
  • 90  min Boil Time
  • 1.041 OG
  • 1.008 FG
  • 38.6 IBU (tinseth) Bitterness
  • 0.95 BG:GU
  • 7.8° SRM Color
  • 70% Efficiency
  • 4.2% ABV Alcohol
  • 132 per 12oz Calories
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