Best Bitter Recipe - Star Bitter v.2

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Star Bitter v.2

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All Grain
18.9271 Liter(s)
20.8198 Liter(s)
90 min
65%
Revised and first brewed using wort chiller on 2nd June 2016

This recipe was cloned from Lighthouse Bitter.

Fermentables

36% - Maris Otter Pale - UK
1.3608
38
3
Mash
24% - Wheat Malt - DE
0.9072
37
2
Mash
12% - Vienna - UK
0.4536
35
4
Mash
12% - Crystal 30L - UK
0.4536
34
30
Mash
9% - Corn Sugar (Dextrose) - US
0.3402
46
0
Late
6% - Dry Malt Extract - Amber
0.2268
42
10
Late

Hops

First Gold
14.1748
Leaf
Boil
90 min(s)
7.5
15.1
Bramling Cross
11.3398
Leaf
Boil
60 min(s)
6
9.0
East Kent Goldings
14.1748
Leaf
Boil
10 min(s)
5.5
3.8
East Kent Goldings
7.0874
Leaf
FlameOut
0 min(s)
5.5
0.0

Yeast

Muntons Muntons Premium Gold
75%

Other Stuff

Gypsum
7.3934
ml
Boil
Citric acid
4.9289
ml
Boil
Brightwort Irish Moss tablet
1
each
Boil

Mash Steps

Protein Rest
Decoction
54
33 min
Protein Rest
Decoction
60
30 min
Saccharification Rest
Decoction
66
90 min
Mash-Out
Decoction
77
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.
Britewort added for last 10 mins. of boil third batch of hops
7.
Wort chiller inserted for 2 min in boil to sterilize
8.
Chilled water passed through wort chiller for 35 mins. (24°C)
9.
Made up to 5 gals with cold water.
10.
Yeast added at 22°C SG 1.045
11.
20 hrs later fermenting well SG 1.036
12.
10 days later Racked at SG 1.009

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Recipe Facts

Star Bitter v.2
Best Bitter
  • 18.93 Gallons Liters Batch Size
  • 20.82 Gallons Liters Boil Size
  • 90  min Boil Time
  • 1.045 OG
  • 1.011 FG
  • 27.9 IBU (brewgr) Bitterness
  • 0.63 BG:GU
  • 7.5° SRM Color
  • 65% Efficiency
  • 4.3% ABV Alcohol
  • 147 per 12oz Calories
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