Ordinary Bitter Recipe - Christmas Star Bitter v.3

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Christmas Star Bitter v.3

by on
All Grain
6 Gallon(s)
6.5 Gallon(s)
90 min
70%
Christmas brew 2016 made 8th November 2016

This recipe was cloned from Star Bitter v.2.

Fermentables

75% - Maris Otter Pale - UK
6
38
3
Mash
9% - Vienna - UK
0.75
35
4
Mash
9% - Cara Malt - UK
0.75
35
17
Mash
6% - Corn Sugar (Dextrose) - US
0.5
46
0
Late

Hops

Goldings
0.75
Leaf
Boil
90 min(s)
5
13.4
Goldings
0.75
Leaf
Boil
30 min(s)
5
9.6
Fuggles
0.5
Leaf
Boil
15 min(s)
4.8
4.0
Fuggles
1
Leaf
DryHop
0 day(s)
4.8
0.0

Yeast

Muntons Muntons Premium Gold
75%

Other Stuff

Burton water crystals
1
tsp
Mash
Citric acid
1
tsp
Boil
Irish Moss
2
tsp
Boil

Mash Steps

No mash steps in this recipe

Special Instructions

1.
Mash 4 hours. Grain in @ 55C for 1/2 hour
2.
Then 1/2 hr @ 60C then up to 66C for 3 hrs
3.
Temp up to 77C then sparge with water at same temp.
4.
Sugar, and citric acid added just before boiling point
5.
First hops in at boiling second batch in after 60 mins boil
6.
Irish Moss 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 30 mins. (22C)
9.
Made up to 5 gals with cold water.
10.
Yeast added at 20C SG 1.037
11.
48 hrs later fermenting well SG 1.030
12.
4 days later Racked at SG 1.020 plus dry hopped
13.
Kegged five days later

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Recipe Facts

Christmas Star Bitter v.3
Ordinary Bitter
  • 6.00 Gallons Liters Batch Size
  • 6.50 Gallons Liters Boil Size
  • 90  min Boil Time
  • 1.037 OG
  • 1.009 FG
  • 26.9 IBU (brewgr) Bitterness
  • 0.74 BG:GU
  • 4.9° SRM Color
  • 70% Efficiency
  • 3.5% ABV Alcohol
  • 120 per 12oz Calories
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