Best Bitter Recipe - Brown Bird Bitter

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Brown Bird Bitter

by on
All Grain
6 Gallon(s)
6.8685 Gallon(s)
90 min
70%
First brewed 12 December 2016

This recipe was cloned from Lion IPA.

Fermentables

72% - Maris Otter Pale - UK
7
38
3
Mash
10% - Bohemian Pilsner - DE
1
38
1
Mash
5% - Amber - UK
0.5
32
27
Mash
5% - Crystal 30L - UK
0.5
34
30
Mash
3% - Cara Malt - UK
0.25
35
17
Mash
3% - Flaked Rice - US
0.25
32
1
Mash
1% - Torrified Wheat - US
0.1001
36
2
Mash
1% - Chocolate - UK
0.1001
34
425
Mash

Hops

Target
0.5
Leaf
Boil
90 min(s)
11
19.1
Goldings
0.4
Leaf
Boil
60 min(s)
5
6.5
Fuggles
1
Leaf
Boil
10 min(s)
4.8
5.6
Fuggles
1
Leaf
FlameOut
0 min(s)
4.8
0.0
Fuggles
1
Leaf
DryHop
2 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 3 hours. Grain in @ 55C for 1/2 hour
2.
Then 1/2 hr @ 60C then up to 66C for 1.5 hrs
3.
Then to 70C for half an hour
4.
Temp up to 77C then sparge with water at same temp.
5.
Sugar, and citric acid added just before boiling point
6.
First hops in at boiling second batch in after 30 mins boil
7.
Irish Moss added for last 10 mins. of boil third batch of hops in
8.
Wort chiller inserted for 2 min in boil to sterilize
9.
Chilled water passed through wort chiller for 25 mins. (22C)
10.
Made up to 5 gals with cold water.
11.
Yeast added at 20C SG 1.042
12.
48 hrs later fermenting well SG 1.40
13.
3 days later SG 1.020 Racked at SG with Fuggles
14.
10 days later SG
15.
Bottled 10th Jan 2017

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Recipe Facts

Brown Bird Bitter
Best Bitter
  • 6.00 Gallons Liters Batch Size
  • 6.87 Gallons Liters Boil Size
  • 90  min Boil Time
  • 1.042 OG
  • 1.011 FG
  • 31.2 IBU (brewgr) Bitterness
  • 0.74 BG:GU
  • 10.2° SRM Color
  • 70% Efficiency
  • 4.1% ABV Alcohol
  • 139 per 12oz Calories
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