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Best Bitter All-grain
Color
Stats
OG1.048
FG1.011
IBU32
ABV4.80 %
SRM7
BJCP Style
04B. Bitter And English Pale Ale, Special or Best Bitter
Description
Pale medium-light bodied ale, with slight bitterness and smooth malty finish. My first All-Grain beer, too.
Submitted by jimmyrags on 09-Feb-2011

Recipe Details
Tasting Notes No hop aroma, some malt. Clean flavor with slight bitterness, and a smooth malty finish.
Awards
Boil Volume 3.05 gallons
Boil Time 60 minutes
Batch Size 2.50 gallons
Yeast White Labs 002 English Ale (76% app. attenuation)
Primary Fermentation Glass, 14 days
Secondary Fermentation
Other Fermentation
Procedure Brew in a bag. Mash grains around 150*F for 1 hour, drain bag, boil and so on.
  Style Comparison
  Low   High
OG 1.039 1.048 1.045
FG 1.009 1.011 1.014
IBU 20 32 45
SRM 6 7 14
ABV 3.7 4.80 4.8
Fermentables
% Weight Weight (lbs) Grain Note Gravity Points Color
77.3 % 3.00 American Two-row Pale 38.2 1.8
12.9 % 0.50 American Crystal 10L 6.0 10.0
9.8 % 0.38 American Special Roast 4.3 40.0
  3.88     48.5  
Hops
% Wt Weight (oz) Hop Note Form AA% AAU Boil Time Utilization IBU
50.0 % 0.50 Fuggles Pellet 5.1 2.6 60 0.279 21.3
25.0 % 0.25 Fuggles Pellet 5.1 1.3 30 0.215 8.2
25.0 % 0.25 Fuggles Pellet 5.1 1.3 5 0.056 2.1
  1.00               32.0