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C & M's Special Ale All-grain
Color
Stats
OG1.039
FG1.009
IBU44
ABV3.90 %
SRM9
BJCP Style
04B. Bitter And English Pale Ale, Special or Best Bitter
Description
The epitome of a fine English session beer. If I had to do it again, I'd move the last Goldings addition from 20 minutes to 5 before the end of boil. Nonetheless, a fine representation of a true Bitter and a perfect accompaniment to simple social activities.
Submitted by grover2160 on 29-Nov-2005

Recipe Details
Tasting Notes
Awards
Boil Volume 12.00 gallons
Boil Time 60 minutes
Batch Size 10.00 gallons
Yeast British II (70% app. attenuation)
Primary Fermentation Glass, 7 days
Secondary Fermentation Glass, 8 days
Other Fermentation
Procedure Mash for 60 minutes at 155 F. Boil for 60 minutes. Force carbonated in keg. Yum!
  Style Comparison
  Low   High
OG 1.039 1.039 1.045
FG 1.009 1.009 1.014
IBU 20 44 45
SRM 6 9 14
ABV 3.7 3.90 4.8
Fermentables
% Weight Weight (lbs) Grain Note Gravity Points Color
90.4 % 13.25 British Two-row Pale M&F 35.2 2.5
6.8 % 1.00 British Crystal 50-60L Pauls 2.4 55.0
2.7 % 0.40 British Crystal 95-115L Pauls 0.9 105.0
  14.65     38.5  
Hops
% Wt Weight (oz) Hop Note Form AA% AAU Boil Time Utilization IBU
50.0 % 2.00 Fuggles Pellet 5.5 11.0 60 0.297 24.5
25.0 % 1.00 Goldings Pellet 6.0 6.0 40 0.261 11.7
25.0 % 1.00 Goldings Pellet 6.0 6.0 20 0.180 8.1
  4.00               44.0