Extra Special Bitter LME and Challenger Hops

Extra Special Bitter - Extract

Recipe Description

ESB messed with for all LME and hop substitutions

  • Batch Size: 5 gal (18.9 L)
  • Boil Size: 3 gal (11.4 L)
  • Boil Time: 60 mins

Ingredients

  • Grains/Fermentables
  • 6.6 lbs (2.99 kg) Amber Liquid Malt Extract (10 °L)
  • 0.5 lbs (0.23 kg) Crystal 60 (60 °L)
  • 0.5 lbs (0.23 kg) Vienna Malt (4 °L)
  • 0.25 lbs (0.11 kg) Special B (180 °L)
  • Hops
  • 1 oz (28.35 g) Wye Challenger Pellet 8% AA (Boil - 60 mins)
  • 1 oz (28.35 g) Wye Challenger Pellet 8% AA (Boil - 30 mins)
  • 1 oz (28.35 g) Fuggle Pellet 4.5% AA (Boil - 5 mins)
  • Miscellaneous
  • 1 tsp (4.93 mL) Irish Moss (Boil - 15 mins)
  • Yeast
  • London ESB Ale Yeast (Wyeast 1968) (Liquid)

Directions

Heat 3 gallons of water to 150 - 160 degrees. Put grains into mesh bags and steep for 15 minutes. Raise to boil, add LME and add hops and irish moss at times indicated. Boil for a total of 60 minutes.

Cool and transfer to primary fermentor. Top off with cold water to the 5 gallon mark. Aerate then pitch the yeast.

priming sugar is for bottle priming.

Hold in primary fermentor for 5 days at 68 °F (20 °C).

Transfer to secondary fermentor for 3 days at 65 °F (18 °C).

Allow to carbonate and age for 14 days at 70 °F (21 °C).

If you started brewing this beer today you could be drinking it by March 14, 2018. Start brewing this recipe.