HBX Make More ESB (Extra Special Bitter)

A Homebrew Beer Recipe

Style (BJCP): 
04B. Bitter And English Pale Ale - Special or Best Bitter
Extract Ingredients: 

6.6 lbs Marris Otter LME
1.5 lbs Marris Otter Malt
0.25 lb Cara Pils Dextrine Malt
0.25 lb Crystal 15 Malt

1 oz Kent Golding Hops @ 60"
1 oz Kent Golding Hops @ 30"
1 oz Kent Golding Hops @ 15"
1 oz Kent Golding Hops @ 1"

Coopers Dry Ale Yeast

Extract Instructions: 

Heat 2 quarts of water to 165F. Add grains to bag and steep for 40 minutes, holding temperature around 155F. Rinse (sparge) grains with about 3 quarts of water at 155F. Let drip and remove grains. Add water to increase volume to reach 3-4 gallons. Bring to boil. Turn off heat while you add half of the liquid malt extract (LME), and stir until dissolved. Return to boil Start 60 minute timer. Add hops according to schedule above. At 15 minutes before end of boil, add the rest of the LME (turning off burner until dissolved to avoid scorching).

Cool to 75F and pour into fermenter. Add clean, cool water to bring volume to 5 gallons. Aerate and pitch yeast. When fermentation is complete, rack into secondary for another week to age (optional). Bottle following normal bottling procedure.

All Grain Ingredients: 

Replace extracts with 8 lbs Maris Otter Malt

All Grain Instructions: 

Mash Grains at 151F For 60"

Volume in US Gallons: 
5.00gal
Final Gravity: 
1.01
Original Gravity: 
1.05
SRM (color): 
5
IBU: 
37
Official HBX Recipe: 
Yes
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