Best Bitter Recipe - Green Star Bitter

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Green Star Bitter

by on
All Grain
6 Gallon(s)
6.8685 Gallon(s)
90 min
77%
First Brewed 30th March 2017 as Phantom Pale Ale v3

This recipe was cloned from Phantom Pale Ale v2.

Fermentables

57% - Maris Otter Pale - UK
5
38
3
Mash
13% - Pale Rye Malt
1.1023
28
2
Mash
3% - Crystal Rye - UK
0.3
33
90
Mash
3% - Cara Malt - UK
0.3
35
17
Mash
6% - CaraAroma - DE
0.5
35
130
Mash
17% - Corn Sugar (Dextrose) - US
1.5
46
0
Late

Hops

Centennial
0.25
Leaf
Boil
90 min(s)
10.5
8.5
Columbus
0.25
Leaf
Boil
60 min(s)
15
11.3
Centennial
0.3205
Leaf
Boil
15 min(s)
10.5
5.0
Citra
0.3205
Leaf
Boil
10 min(s)
12
4.2
Citra
1.2346
Leaf
FlameOut
0 min(s)
12
0.0
Citra
2
Leaf
DryHop
4 day(s)
12
0.0
Citra
1
Pellet
DryHop
4 day(s)
12
0.0

Yeast

Muntons Muntons Premium Gold
78%

Other Stuff

Gypsum
0.5
tsp
Mash
Burton water crystals
0.5
tsp
Mash
Gypsum
0.5
each
Boil
Citric acid
0.5
tsp
Boil
Britewort Kappa Carrageenan tab. Last 10 mins
1
each
Boil

Mash Steps

No mash steps in this recipe

Special Instructions

1.
Mash 3 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 for 15 mins then sparge at same temp.
4.
Sugar, salts and citric acid added just before boiling point
5.
Centennial hops in at boiling
6.
Other hops in as above
7.
Irish Moss (Britewort) 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. (C)
10.
Made up to 5 gals(UK) with cold water.
11.
Yeast added at 21C SG1.045
12.
48hrs later SG 1.035 Yeast reaction rather odd - dark crust!!
13.
4 days later. Racked. Dry Hopped with Citra hops. SG1.016
14.
Left for 4 days. Filtered

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Recipe Facts

Green Star Bitter
Best Bitter
  • 6.00 Gallons Liters Batch Size
  • 6.87 Gallons Liters Boil Size
  • 90  min Boil Time
  • 1.045 OG
  • 1.010 FG
  • 29.1 IBU (tinseth) Bitterness
  • 0.65 BG:GU
  • 11.4° SRM Color
  • 77% Efficiency
  • 4.5% ABV Alcohol
  • 147 per 12oz Calories
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