American British Bitter (1 ratings)

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Submitted By: sagacity (Shared)
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Brewer: Scott (Zeal in Sky Brewing)
Batch Size: 5.00 galStyle: Standard/Ordinary Bitter ( 8A)
Boil Size: 2.00 galStyle Guide: BJCP 2008
Color: 7.4 SRMEquipment: Pot ( 4 Gal/15.1 L) - Extract
Bitterness: 24.7 IBUsBoil Time: 60 min
Est OG: 1.039 (9.8° P)
Est FG: 1.013 SG (3.3° P)Fermentation: Ale, Single Stage, English Bitter (WLP002)
ABV: 3.5%Taste Rating: 30.0

Amount Name Type #
2.00 tsp Gypsum (Calcium Sulfate) (Mash 60 min) Misc 1
4 lbs 8.00 oz Amber Dry Extract (12.5 SRM) Dry Extract 2
1.00 oz Cascade [7.3%] - Boil 60 min Hops 3
1.00 oz Tettnang [4.8%] - Boil 60 min Hops 4
1.00 oz Goldings, B.C. [5.0%] - Steep 1 min Hops 5
1.0 pkgs English Ale (White Labs #WLP002) Yeast 6

Taste Notes

After 4 days, it is good and drinkable. It quenches like water but satisfies like beer. I look forward to mowing the lawn with this is my keg. Lightly bittered, but no hop flavor. May try to increasse the Aroma steep to 3 min., but its actually quite good as-is.


A quick British Bitter made with English malt and Yeast but US Hops. This beer finishes quickly; ferment for 10 days, bottle (or keg) and its drinkable in 4 and good in 7. Low in alcohol qualifies this as a great, summer "lawnmower" beer.


Easy to drink

by sagacity

Just as advertised. A tasty, refreshing drink - and you can have a few with no worries. Just what I wanted for the start of summer.

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