Best Bitter Recipe - Lighthouse Bitter

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Lighthouse Bitter

by on
All Grain
5 Gallon(s)
5.5 Gallon(s)
90 min
70%
First brewed 18th May 2016 - based on Adnams Southwold Bitter

This recipe was cloned from Celebration Ale.

Fermentables

79% - Maris Otter Pale - UK
6
38
3
Mash
3% - Crystal 30L - UK
0.25
34
30
Mash
1% - CaraCrystal Wheat Malt - US
0.1001
34
55
Mash
13% - Corn Sugar (Dextrose) - US
1
46
0
Late
3% - Dry Malt Extract - Light - US
0.2
44
8
Late

Hops

Fuggles
1
Leaf
Boil
90 min(s)
4.8
19.3
East Kent Goldings
0.5
Leaf
Boil
60 min(s)
5.5
10.3
East Kent Goldings
0.5
Leaf
Boil
20 min(s)
5.5
6.3
East Kent Goldings
0.25
Leaf
Boil
10 min(s)
5.5
1.9
East Kent Goldings
0.25
Leaf
FlameOut
0 min(s)
5.5
0.0

Yeast

Mangrove Jack's MO7 British Ale yeast
80%

Other Stuff

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

Mash Steps

Protein Rest
Direct Heat
129
30 min
Protein Rest
Direct Heat
140
30 min
Saccharification Rest
Direct Heat
151
90 min
Mash-Out
Direct Heat
171
10 min

Special Instructions

1.
Mash 2.5 hours. Grain in @ 55° for 1/2 hour
2.
Then 1/2 hr @ 60° then up to 66°for 1.5 hrs
3.
Temp up to 77°C then sparge with water at same temp.
4.
Sugar, gypsum and citric acid added just before boiling point
5.
First hops in at boiling second batch in after 30 mins boil
6.
Irish Moss added for last 10 mins. of boil with third batch of hops
7.
Wort chiller used for first time inserted for 2 min in boil
8.
Flame out - last hops in and left to stand for 10 mins
9.
Chilled water passed through Wort Chiller for 45 mins.
10.
Yeast added at 70° SG 1.042
11.
After 4 days SG was 1.006 transfered to closed barrel.

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Recipe Facts

Lighthouse Bitter
Best Bitter
  • 5.00 Gallons Liters Batch Size
  • 5.50 Gallons Liters Boil Size
  • 90  min Boil Time
  • 1.045 OG
  • 1.009 FG
  • 37.8 IBU (brewgr) Bitterness
  • 0.85 BG:GU
  • 5.4° SRM Color
  • 70% Efficiency
  • 4.6% ABV Alcohol
  • 146 per 12oz Calories
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