Best Bitter Recipe - Forest Trail Bitter

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Forest Trail Bitter

by on
All Grain + Extract
6 Gallon(s)
6 Gallon(s)
60 min
75%
Made with fresh hops picked near Nottingham. Brewed 22nd September 2016

Fermentables

78% - Maris Otter Pale - UK
7
38
3
Mash
11% - Crystal 45L - UK
1
34
45
Mash
11% - Corn Sugar (Dextrose) - US
1
46
0
Extract

Hops

Fuggles
1
Pellet
Boil
60 min(s)
4.8
15.9
Wild Hop
2
Leaf
Boil
30 min(s)
2.7
12.5
Wild Hop
5
Leaf
Boil
5 min(s)
2.7
8.1

Yeast

Muntons Muntons Premium Gold
80%

Other Stuff

Gypsum
1
tsp
Boil
Burton water crystals
1
tsp
Boil
Citric acid
1
tsp
Boil
Irish Moss
1
tsp
Boil

Mash Steps

No mash steps in this recipe

Special Instructions

1.
Mash 2.5 hours. Grain in @ 55C for 1/2 hour
2.
Then 45mins @ 60C then up to 66C for 1.5 hrs
3.
Temp up to 77C then sparge with water at same temp.
4.
Sugar, salts and citric acid added just before boiling point
5.
Fuggles in at boiling first batch of wild in after 30 mins boil
6.
second batch of wild hops in for 5mins after Irish Moss
7.
Irish Moss added last 10 mins
8.
Wort chiller inserted for 2 min in boil to sterilize
9.
Chilled water passed through wort chiller for 30 mins. (24C)
10.
Made up to 5 gals with cold water.
11.
Yeast added at 22C SG 1.050
12.
Dry Hopped at racking with 1 oz of wild hops

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Recipe Facts

Forest Trail Bitter
Best Bitter
  • 6.00 Gallons Liters Batch Size
  • 6.00 Gallons Liters Boil Size
  • 60  min Boil Time
  • 1.045 OG
  • 1.009 FG
  • 36.5 IBU (tinseth) Bitterness
  • 0.81 BG:GU
  • 7.8° SRM Color
  • 75% Efficiency
  • 4.7% ABV Alcohol
  • 148 per 12oz Calories
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