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Country Lane Best Bitter Extract
Color
Stats
OG1.045
FG1.011
IBU32
ABV4.40 %
SRM9
BJCP Style
04B. Bitter And English Pale Ale, Special or Best Bitter
Description
A beautiful Amber Bitter Ale. Malty carmely and sticks to the side of glass the whole way down. If your looking for a nice Bitter this is it.
Submitted by Shawnintennessee on 15-Dec-2005

Recipe Details
Tasting Notes Sweet,carmely up to the bitterness. That comes in and stays after youve swallowed. Just makes you want to take another sip. Malty tones come through.
Awards None yet. But shoule...LOL
Boil Volume 2.50 gallons
Boil Time 60 minutes
Batch Size 5.00 gallons
Yeast Wyeast 1275 Thames Valley (75% app. attenuation)
Primary Fermentation Between 3 to 10 days
Secondary Fermentation Glass Carboy 10 days
Other Fermentation
Procedure Steep your crystal malt up to the bpil. Turn off heat remove grains. Bring water up to a boil. Turn off add malt extracts. Mix threw , Bring back to full boil. Add first hops. Boil for 40 minutes. Add Flavour hops boil for 15 minutes. Turn off heat and add Aroma. Cool and add to fermenter.
  Style Comparison
  Low   High
OG 1.039 1.045 1.045
FG 1.009 1.011 1.014
IBU 20 32 45
SRM 6 9 14
ABV 3.7 4.40 4.8
Fermentables
% Weight Weight (lbs) Grain Note Gravity Points Color
56.9 % 3.30 Amber Malt Extract Syrup M&F 17.8 9.0
38.8 % 2.25 Amber Dry Malt Extract M&F 15.2 12.5
4.3 % 0.25 Crystal 60L British Crystal 1.1 60.0
  5.80     34.1  
Hops
% Wt Weight (oz) Hop Note Form AA% AAU Boil Time Utilization IBU
54.5 % 1.20 Fuggles Be sure there the British Whole/Plug 5.1 6.1 60 0.047 28.6
22.7 % 0.50 East Kent Goldings Also be sure British Whole/Plug 5.0 2.5 15 0.013 3.3
22.7 % 0.50 Styrian Goldings Need to be Styrians. Whole/Plug 5.5 2.8 0 0.000 0.0
  2.20               32.0