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Brian's Best Bitter

English Ordinary Bitter



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Brewer/Contributor: Brian Smith

Batch Size: 5.00 gal

Boil Size: 3.98 gal

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Brian's Best Bitter

Type: Extract

Date: 10/11/1998

Batch Size: 5.00 gal

Brewer: Brian Smith
Boil Size: 3.98 galAsst Brewer:
Boil Time: 45 min Equipment: Brew Pot (5 Gallon)
Taste Rating(out of 50): 35.0 Brewhouse Efficiency: -
Taste Notes: Not bad, but not astounding...wouldn't bother making again. Head is lacking, but very clear.


AmountItemType% or IBU
6.00 lbPale Liquid Extract (8.0 SRM)Extract85.71 %
1.00 lbCaramel/Crystal Malt - 20L (20.0 SRM)Grain14.29 %
2.00 ozUltra [4.20 %] (45 min)Hops24.7 IBU
1.00 ozUltra [4.20 %] (5 min)Hops2.7 IBU
1.00 tspIrish Moss (Boil 15.0 min)Misc
1 PkgsLondon Ale (Wyeast Labs #1028)Yeast-Ale


Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.044 SG

Measured Original Gravity: 1.048 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.011 SGMeasured Final Gravity: 1.013 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 4.35 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 4.56 %
Bitterness: 27.3 IBUCalories: 213 cal/pint
Est Color: 8.9 SRMColor:

Mash Profile

Mash Name: NoneTotal Grain Weight: 10.00 lb
Sparge Water: -Grain Temperature: -
Sparge Temperature: -TunTemperature: -
Adjust Temp for Equipment: FALSEMash PH: -

Steep grains as desired (30-60 minutes)

Mash Notes: -

Carbonation and Storage

Carbonation Type: Corn SugarVolumes of CO2: 2.4
Pressure/Weight: 3.8 ozCarbonation Used: 3/4 cup
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 60.0 FAge for: 28.0 days
Storage Temperature: 52.0 F 



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