AG#41 Ringwood Best (no progress)
All Grain Recipe
Submitted By: chesilboy (Shared)
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|Brewer: BeerFish|| |
|Batch Size: 11.10 gal||Style: Special/Best/Premium Bitter ( 8B)|
|Boil Size: 14.66 gal||Style Guide: BJCP 2008|
|Color: 8.8 SRM||Equipment: 130115 - (42L , 70%, 75 min, 7L BO)|
|Bitterness: 28.3 IBUs||Boil Time: 75 min|
|Est OG: 1.040 (10.1° P)||Mash Profile: IronBlue Mash Tun|
|Est FG: 1.010 SG (2.4° P)||Fermentation: 14 days primary FV, no dry hop, corny keg|
|ABV: 4.0%||Taste Rating: 30.0|
|14 lbs 14.10 oz
||Pale Malt, Maris Otter (2.3 SRM)
||Crystal Malt Standard (76.1 SRM)
||Wheat, Torrified (1.5 SRM)
||Chocolate Malt (533.0 SRM)
||Challenger [7.4%] - Boil 75 min
||East Kent Goldings (EKG) [5.7%] - Boil 5 min
||Fuggle [4.0%] - Boil 5 min
||British Ale (White Labs #WLP005)
NotesYeast attenuation set to 73% to give AA of about 76/77% for WLP005 at 66C. Two stage starter (2 x 1L) which should give about 10% more than the required cells.
Efficiency upped to 72% for new fresh-milled grain. This could go higher possibly at this low gravity, so will try and fine tune with boil off.
Recipe modified to include Fuggles and Progress as new bottle label says Goldings, Progress, Fuggles, Challenger. Not sure if that order is correct in terms of quanitity, but going with it.
Reduced wheat to 3.5% as Ringwood bottle not holding that much head, upped Crystal (5.5%) very slightly to try and hit colour and toffee profile. Chocolate kept low at 50g, there is no astringency at all in the original.
POST BREW - Not dark enough. Up Choc to 1% if make again. Mash efficiency higher with milled grain, so 2-3 points up throughout.