Extra Special/Strong Bitter (English Pale Ale) – All Grain

Statistics

Malts and Grains

Amount Malt/Grain %
12.00 pounds British Maris Otter Pale Malt 82.8%
0.50 pounds Crystal Malt 40L 3.4%
0.25 pounds Crystal Malt 120L 1.7%
0.25 pounds Belgian Biscuit Malt 1.7%
1.50 pounds American Wheat Malt 10.3%
14.50 pounds Total Grain Weight 100%

Non-Fermentables

Amount Non-Fermentable Time
1 tsp. Gypsum 60 minutes
1/4 tsp. Super Irish Moss 15 minutes

Hops

Amount Hop Time AA
2.50 ounces Kent Golding 60 min 5.5%
1.00 ounces Kent Golding 0 min 5.5%
3.50 ounces Total Hop Weight

Yeasts

Name Lab/Manufacturer Form Amount
British Ale (WLP005) White Labs Liquid 35 ml

Procedure

  • Single infusion mash at 156 degrees with 3.5 gallons of water
  • Sparge with 4.5 gallons of 168 degree water
  • Bring to a boil
  • Total boil time: 90 minutes
  • Add hops according to schedule
  • Cool wort
  • Pitch yeast when when temperature reaches 70-75 degrees

Fermentation and Aging

Primary:
7 days @ 68° F
Secondary:
7 days @ 68° F
Age:
28 days @ 55° F