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All Grain Recipe

Submitted By: foam55 (Shared)
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Brewer: Mark
Batch Size: 5.00 galStyle: Extra Special/Strong Bitter (English Pale Ale) ( 8C)
Boil Size: 8.67 galStyle Guide: BJCP 2008
Color: 6.7 SRMEquipment: Pot (18.5 Gal/70 L) and Cooler (9.5 Gal/40 L) - All Grain
Bitterness: 62.4 IBUsBoil Time: 60 min
Est OG: 1.055 (13.5° P)Mash Profile: Single Infusion, Light Body, No Mash Out
Est FG: 1.015 SG (3.7° P)Fermentation: Ale, Two Stage
ABV: 5.3%Taste Rating: 30.0

Ingredients
Amount Name Type #
5.50 gal Raleigh NC Well Water 1
14.00 g Gypsum (Calcium Sulfate) (Mash 60 min) Misc 2
10 lbs 0.14 oz Pale Malt (6 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 3
1 lbs Corn, Flaked (1.3 SRM) Grain 4
8.00 oz Caramel/Crystal Malt - 60L (60.0 SRM) Grain 5
0.50 oz Goldings, East Kent [5.0%] - First Wort Hops 6
1.00 oz Target [11.0%] - Boil 60 min Hops 7
1.00 oz Goldings, East Kent [5.0%] - Boil 20 min Hops 8
1 pkgs Wyeast West Yorkshire (Wyeast Labs #1469) Yeast 9
0.50 oz Goldings, East Kent [5.0%] - Dry Hop 0 days Hops 10

Taste Notes

This was a very good beer. Drank it around 50 degrees and low carbonation. Always tasted great to end of glass.