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Broken Leg Ordinary Bitter Extract
ABV3.60 %
BJCP Style
04A. Bitter And English Pale Ale, Ordinary Bitter
Simple recipe with liquid malt extract, one grain, and hopps. I did not use ale yeast like I should have, it became too cold in my house to ferment with ale yeast at the time of pitching. If any of you know about Texas weather then you should also know t
Submitted by TexBrewer on 06-Jan-2005

Recipe Details
Tasting Notes I think it is pretty close to the guidlines of the style. Was a little harsh, I will try to ferment cooler temp. or with ale yeast next time.
Boil Volume 2.00 gallons
Boil Time 60 minutes
Batch Size 5.00 gallons
Yeast superior dry lager yeast (75% app. attenuation)
Primary Fermentation glass 7 days
Secondary Fermentation none
Other Fermentation none
Procedure Add crystal malt to 2 gallons of water, then bring to boil. Remove gains from water. Add malt extract and boiling hops, boil for 58 min. Add finishing hops and boil for 2 min. Cool to 100 degrees F and transfer to fermenter with 3 gallons of cold water. Aerate, and pitch yeast.
  Style Comparison
  Low   High
OG 1.030 1.038 1.038
FG 1.008 1.010 1.013
IBU 20 38 40
SRM 6 8 14
ABV 3 3.60 3.8
% Weight Weight (lbs) Grain Note Gravity Points Color
87.0 % 5.00 Amber Malt Extract Syrup 27.0 9.0
13.0 % 0.75 American Crystal 20L 3.9 20.0
  5.75     30.9  
% Wt Weight (oz) Hop Note Form AA% AAU Boil Time Utilization IBU
75.0 % 1.50 East Kent Goldings Pellet 5.0 7.5 60 0.050 37.7
25.0 % 0.50 East Kent Goldings Pellet 5.0 2.5 2 0.002 0.4
  2.00               38.0