Extra Special Bitter

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Ingredients for 6 1/2 Gallons

Malts

Hops

Yeast

Procedure

Mash-in with 9 1/2 Qt of water at 142°F. Target temp 132°F
25 min protein rest
Add 6 Qt boiling water. Target temp 153°F
1 1/2 hr Starch Conversion. Decoct 2 qt & heat to boiling to keep temp ~150°F
Mash-out to 170°F
Sparge with about 14 Qt water at 170°F
Skim hot break prior to first hop addition
Ferment at 65-70°F
Prime with 165 grams priming sugar

O.G. 1.042
F.G. 1.010

Brewers' Comments

This beer was lighter than our typical selection. A great session beer or one for those hot summer days.