Best Bitter Recipe - Citra Star Bitter

Recipe Info

Recipe Image

Citra Star Bitter

by on
All Grain
22.7125 Liter(s)
24.6052 Liter(s)
90 min
66%
First brewed 10th Jan 2017 (Ghost Ship attempt)

This recipe was cloned from Christmas Star Bitter v.3.

Fermentables

87% - Maris Otter Pale - UK
3.8556
38
3
Mash
10% - Crystal 30L - UK
0.4536
34
30
Mash
3% - Flaked Rice - US
0.1134
32
1
Mash

Hops

Target
20.0006
Leaf
Boil
90 min(s)
11
26.9
Fuggles
14.1748
Leaf
Boil
15 min(s)
4.8
3.9
Citra
56.699
Pellet
FlameOut
0 min(s)
12
0.0

Yeast

Muntons Muntons Premium Gold
80%

Other Stuff

Burton water crystals
1
ml
Mash
Citric acid
1
ml
Boil
Britewort Kappa Carrageenan tab. Last 10 mins
0
each
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 for last 10 mins.
6.
Citra pellets in at flame out.
7.
Irish Moss added for last 10 mins. of boil
8.
Wort chiller inserted for 2 min in boil to sterilize
9.
Chilled water passed through wort chiller for 30 mins. (22C)
10.
Made up to 5(UK) gals with cold water.
11.
Yeast added at 20C SG 1.040
12.
40 hrs later fermenting well SG 1.030
13.
3 days later Racked at SG 1.014
14.
11 days after brewing SG1.008
15.
Bottled on 30th Jan (20 days after brewing)

Tasting Notes (0)

There aren't any tasting notes logged yet

Recipe Facts

Citra Star Bitter
Best Bitter
  • 22.71 Gallons Liters Batch Size
  • 24.61 Gallons Liters Boil Size
  • 90  min Boil Time
  • 1.040 OG
  • 1.008 FG
  • 30.7 IBU (brewgr) Bitterness
  • 0.76 BG:GU
  • 6.9° SRM Color
  • 66% Efficiency
  • 4.1% ABV Alcohol
  • 131 per 12oz Calories
Clone This Recipe

Similar Homebrew Recipes

My First Lager

International Pale Lager
by Brewer 130292 2/5/2023 7:50:33 AM

English Pub Ale

Best Bitter
by KOAmps 1/25/2023 8:28:27 AM

Dec 22 US Hop Golden ale

British Golden Ale
by m63smith 1/19/2023 12:47:55 AM

Golden House FebHT

British Golden Ale
by m63smith 1/19/2023 12:40:46 AM
© 2023 by brewgr.com. All Rights Reserved.