Best Bitter Recipe - 6ix-5ive Special Ale

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6ix-5ive Special Ale

by on
All Grain + Extract
22.7125 Liter(s)
27.9999 Liter(s)
60 min
75%
Brewed 8th June 2017

This recipe was cloned from Progress Bitter.

Fermentables

32% - Maris Otter Pale - UK
1.2
38
3
Mash
13% - Amber - UK
0.5
32
27
Mash
7% - Wheat Malt - DE
0.25
37
2
Mash
7% - CaraAroma - DE
0.25
35
130
Mash
3% - Flaked Barley - US
0.1
32
2
Mash
39% - Liquid Malt Extract - Light - US
1.5
35
4
Extract

Hops

Bravo
12.0003
Leaf
Boil
60 min(s)
13
18.3
Golding
9.001
Leaf
Boil
30 min(s)
5
4.1
Goldings
5.0009
Leaf
Boil
15 min(s)
5
1.5
Bramling Cross
5.0009
Leaf
Boil
10 min(s)
6
1.3
Goldings
20.0006
Leaf
FlameOut
0 min(s)
5
0.0

Yeast

Mangrove Jack's M36
75%

Other Stuff

Brightwort Irish Moss tablet
1
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 2.5 hrs
3.
Temp up to 77C for 1/2hr then sparge with water at 77C.
4.
Cooper's Malt Extract added
5.
First hops in at boiling second batch in after 30 mins boil etc.
6.
Britewort added for last 10 mins. of boil 5th batch of hops
7.
Wort chiller inserted for 2 min in boil to sterilize
8.
Chilled water passed through wort chiller for 35 mins. (24C)
9.
Made up to 5 gals with cold water.
10.
Yeast added at 22C SG 1.042
11.
4 days later Racked at SG 1.020
12.
8 days after brewing SG1.014
13.
12 days after brewing SG1.010 - Clearing very well
14.
Bottled 26th June. SG1.009 90gms white sugar as primer.

Tasting Notes (1)

RadfordBrewer

Tasted on 10/18/2017 by RadfordBrewer

Notes:

A nice bitter with a distinct toffee after taste. Well balenced.

Recipe Facts

6ix-5ive Special Ale
Best Bitter
  • 22.71 Gallons Liters Batch Size
  • 28.00 Gallons Liters Boil Size
  • 60  min Boil Time
  • 1.042 OG
  • 1.011 FG
  • 25.0 IBU (brewgr) Bitterness
  • 0.59 BG:GU
  • 12.1° SRM Color
  • 75% Efficiency
  • 4.1% ABV Alcohol
  • 139 per 12oz Calories
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