Strong Bitter Recipe - Celebration Ale

Recipe Info

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Celebration Ale

by on
All Grain + Extract
5 Gallon(s)
5 Gallon(s)
90 min
75%
First Brewed 28th April 2016

This recipe was cloned from Radford Gold Bitter.

Fermentables

58% - Maris Otter Pale - UK
5
38
3
Mash
12% - Crystal 30L - UK
1
34
30
Mash
1% - Chocolate - UK
0.1
34
425
Mash
6% - CaraCrystal Wheat Malt - US
0.5
34
55
Mash
12% - Dry Malt Extract - Amber
1
42
10
Extract
12% - Corn Sugar (Dextrose) - US
1
46
0
Late

Hops

First Gold
0.75
Leaf
Boil
90 min(s)
7.5
20.0
East Kent Goldings
0.5
Leaf
Boil
30 min(s)
5.5
7.0
Fuggles
0.5
Leaf
Boil
15 min(s)
4.8
4.0
East Kent Goldings
0.25
Leaf
FlameOut
0 min(s)
5.5
0.0

Yeast

Muntons Muntons Premium Gold
80%

Other Stuff

Gypsum
1.5
tsp
Boil
Citric acid
0.5
tsp
Boil
Irish Moss
2
tsp
Boil

Mash Steps

No mash steps in this recipe

Special Instructions

1.
Mash 3 hours. Grain in @ 55° 1/2 hour @ 60° 4 hrs @ 65°
2.
Sugars, gypsum and citric acid added just before boiling point
3.
First hops in at boiling
4.
Irish Moss added for last 10 mins. of boil
5.
Flame out - last hops in and left to stand for 15 mins
6.
Yeast added at 60° - 12 hrs later SG 1.040

Tasting Notes (1)

RadfordBrewer

Tasted on 1/10/2018 by RadfordBrewer

Notes:

Matured and rich ale. Could be a little more bitter with a few more hops, but very nice.

Recipe Facts

Celebration Ale
Strong Bitter
  • 5.00 Gallons Liters Batch Size
  • 5.00 Gallons Liters Boil Size
  • 90  min Boil Time
  • 1.054 OG
  • 1.011 FG
  • 31.0 IBU (brewgr) Bitterness
  • 0.57 BG:GU
  • 13.7° SRM Color
  • 75% Efficiency
  • 5.6% ABV Alcohol
  • 180 per 12oz Calories
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