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American Pale Ale: winning recipe

Tom Gardner has already picked up the Southern’s best in show award with his American Pale Ale and now he has a gold medal from the annual Scottish Craft Brewers competition too.

Hoppity Hip

Beer Style: American Pale Ale
Recipe Type: all-grain BIAB
Yield: 23 litres
Original Gravity: 1.060

Ingredients:

  • 5.0 kg English Pale
  • 0.35 kg Crystal 45
  • 0.45 kg British Caramalt (Brupaks)
  • 14.0 g Summit (US) 90 min Boil Pellet 26 IBU
  • 15.0 g Citra (US) 15 min Boil Pellet 9 IBU
  • 15.0 g Simcoe (US) 15 min Boil Pellet 10 IBU
  • 15.0 g Citra (US) 15 min Post-boil (80C) Pellet
  • 15.0 g Simcoe (US) 15 min Post-boil (80C) Pellet
  • 28.0 g Simcoe (US) 5 days Dry Hop Pellet
  • 28.0 g Citra (US) 5 days Dry Hop Pellet

Additional Instructions

Boil: 90 Minutes

Mash: 66c for 90 mins

Ferment: 4 weeks in primary at 18°C
Dry hop pellets suspended in muslin bag for last 5 days

 

 

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Ordinary Bitter: winning recipe

medal winners

Eli Appleby-Donald’s bitter recipe from the 2016 club competition.

Eli has been working on this recipe for the past 3 years using the feedback from the judges at the competition to perfect it. It must be working as this recipe took silver last year and gold this year.

Bespoke Bitter

Beer Style: Ordinary Bitter
Recipe Type: all-grain BIAB
Yield: 10 litres
Original Gravity: 1.034

Ingredients:

  • 1.4 kg – United Kingdom – Golden Promise (84.8%)
  • 0.1 kg – United Kingdom – Cara Malt (6.1%)
  • 0.1 kg – United Kingdom – Dark Crystal 77L (6.1%)
  • 0.05 kg – United Kingdom – Munich (3%)
  • 7 g – Challenger 6.5% Boil 60 min
  • 5 g – East Kent Goldings 5% Boil 60 min
  • 8 g – Styrian Goldings 4.2%Boil 20 min
  • 15 g – East Kent Goldings 5% Whirlpool 20 min

Additional Instructions

Boil: 60 Minutes

Mash: 67c for 60 mins then 75c mash out  for 10mins.

Ferment: 2 weeks at 18c

 

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Best in show recipe: American IPA

best in showSteven Beattie who won best in show for his American IPA has kindly agreed to share his recipe with us. So here you go folks, a chance to recreate that cracking recipe at home.

Crackhouse IPA

Beer Style: American IPA
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 21 litres
Original Gravity: 1.060

Ingredients:

  • 90% Pale Malt (Grain)
  • 7% Caragold (Grain)
  • 3% Wheat (Grain)
  • 20g Simcoe 11% Boil 15 min (Hops)
  • 25g Amarillo 9.6% Boil 15 min (Hops)
  • 25g Simcoe 11% Boil 10 min (Hops)
  • 30g Amarillo 9.6% Boil 10 min (Hops)
  • 55g Simcoe Flameout (Hops)
  • 45g Amarillo Flameout (Hops)
  • Dry hop 4g per litre

Additional Instructions

Boil: 60 Minutes

Mash: 66c for 60 mins.
Aimed for a mash ph of 5.2 and a sulphate/chloride ratio of about 2:1.

Ferment at 18c for 2 weeks before cold crashing and kegging.

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SCB BBQ 2015 Food Winner, The recipe

beernuts

Beer Glazed Nuts Recipe:
1 cup Blanched Peanuts
1 cup Mixed Nuts
1 cup White Sugar
1/2 cup Beer
1 tsp. salt
Pinch of salt

Directions: Preheat oven to 300 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. In a medium to large pot place nuts, sugar, ½ tsp. salt and beer. Place pot on high heat and stir until the mixture comes to a boil. Once it comes to a boil turn down the heat to medium and stir (this process will take about 10-20 minutes); until the syrup is almost dissolve (the syrup should be an inch to half-inch from the pot), once it is almost done sprinkle another ½ tsp. of salt and stir. Place nuts on baking sheet and spread with a rubber spatula, place in the oven for 10 minutes. Take nuts out and add pinch of salt and stir nuts with rubber spatula and place in oven for another 10 minutes. Once done let cool and separate nuts and let them cool.

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SCB BBQ 2015 Beer Winner, The Recipe

SCB BBQ Winner 2015
SCB BBQ Winner 2015

Citra and Simcoe Strong Bitter
Method: BIAB / BM

Style: Pale Ale
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 18 litres (fermenter volume)
Boil Size: 25 litres
Original Gravity: 1.050
Final Gravity: 1.010
ABV (standard): 5.25%
IBU: 40.62

Fermentables

Amount               Fermentable                                   PPG          °L            Bill %
3.3 kg      United Kingdom – Maris Otter Pale              38           3.75        88.6%
0.3 kg      United Kingdom – Munich                            37           6              8.1%
0.125 kg  United Kingdom – Cara Malt                        35           17.5         3.4%
3.73 kg  Total

Hops

Amount               Variety Type         AA          Use                                       Time       IBU
20 g        Citra        Leaf/Whole         14           Boil                                    60 min    40.62
5 g          Citra        Leaf/Whole         14           Whirlpool at 90 °C            10 min
25 g        Simcoe   Leaf/Whole         12.7         Whirlpool at 90 °C            10 min

 

Mash Guidelines

Amount Description             Temp      Time
25 L         Mash                  42 C        10 min
—             Mash                  65 C        70 min
—             Mash                  73 C        10 min
—             Mash                  78 C        10 min

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American Wheat

Beer Name: American Wheat
Brew Length 21 Original Gravity 1044 EBU 71
Efficiency (%) 75 Racking Gravity 1010 ABV 4.1%
Grains/Adjuncts Weight (kg) 100% 75% Sugars
Pale Malt 2.000 28.57 21.43 48.7%
Rye Malt 2.000 26.67 20.00 45.5%
Crystal Malt 0.050 0.64 0.48 1.1%
Total for Grain 4.050 1055.88 1041.91
Racking 1010.48
Copper Hops
Hop Schedule Amount (g) %AA BU
Dr Rudi Start 30 13 50.14
50.14
Aroma Hops
Hop Schedule Amount (g) %AA BU
Amerillo 15 mins 40 9.2 21.03
Yeast US05
Mash Time 120mins Strike Temperature 74
Boil Time 60mins Mash Temperature 67
Summary
How Much wort collected (after boil and runoff) 21.5
Gravity of Collected Wort 1044
FG 1010 Actual ABV 4.42%

by Arek Makarenko

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Redcap

 

Beer Name: Red Rye Pale Ale
Date 12 September 2014
Brew Length 25 Original Gravity 1050 EBU 36
Efficiency (%) 75 Racking Gravity 1012 ABV 4.8%
Grains/Adjuncts Weight (kg) 100% 75% Sugars
Pale Malt 3.500 42.00 31.50 63.0%
Rye Malt 1.000 11.20 8.40 16.8%
Carared 0.500 5.40 4.05 8.1%
Crystal Malt 0.250 2.68 2.01 4.0%
Malted Wheat 0.250 2.68 2.01 4.0%
Vienna Malt 0.250 2.70 2.03 4.1%
Total for Grain 5.750 1066.66 1050.00
Racking 1012.50
Copper Hops
Hop Schedule Amount (g) %AA BU
Perle Start 35 7 26.46
26.46
Aroma Hops
Hop Schedule Amount (g) %AA BU
Amerillo 15 mins 15 9.2 6.62
Amerillo 5 mins 15 9.2 2.76
Amerillo 0 mins 50 9.2 0.00
9.38
Clarifying Amount (g) Schedule
Protofloc 1 tablet 15 mins
Yeast WLP051 Californian V
Mash Time 90mins Strike Temperature 74
Boil Time 60mins Mash Temperature 66
Batch Sparge Calculation
Loss to Hops 3 Top Up Liquor 5.675
Dead Space 1 Second Batch 20.05
Evaporation 15.00% Total Sparge Liquor 25.725
Mash Liquor 14.375 Total Liquor 40.1
Summary
How Much wort collected (after boil and runoff) 24
Gravity of Collected Wort 1048
Amount of water to add to achieve required gravity -0.96
Total Figures 23.04 litres        @ 1050
Calculated Efficiency 0.00%
FG 1016 Actual ABV 4.42%

by Calum Craigie

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Black Dog – Schwarzbier

Beer Name: Black Dog – Schwarzbier 
    Date 03 October 2014
Brew Length 23 Original Gravity 1050 EBU 25
Efficiency (%) 75 Racking Gravity 1012 ABV 4.8%
  Grains/Adjuncts Weight (kg) 100% 75% Sugars
Pale Malt 2.400 31.30 23.48 47.3%
Munich Malt 2.000 26.09 19.57 39.4%
Carafa Special III 0.250 2.93 2.20 4.4%
Crystal Malt 0.250 2.91 2.18 4.4%
Malted Wheat 0.250 2.91 2.18 4.4%
Total for Grain 5.150 1066.15 1049.61
Racking 1012.40
  Copper Hops        
  Hop Schedule Amount (g) %AA BU
Hersbrucker Start 60 2.9 20.43
20.43
Aroma Hops
Hop Schedule Amount (g) %AA BU
Hersbrucker 15 mins 20 2.9 3.03
Hersbrucker 5 mins 20 2.9 1.26
4.29
Clarifying Amount (g) Schedule
Protofloc 1 tablet 15 mins
Yeast Saflager s23 x 2
Mash Time 120mins Strike Temperature 74
Boil Time 60mins Mash Temperature 66
     
Batch Sparge Calculation  
Loss to Hops 3 Top Up Liquor 5.665
Dead Space 1 Second Batch 18.54
Evaporation 15.00% Total Sparge Liquor 24.205
Mash Liquor 12.875 Total Liquor 37.08
Summary  
How Much wort collected (after boil and runoff)   24
Gravity of Collected Wort   1050
Amount of water to add to achieve required gravity 0.19
Total Figures 24.19 litres @ 1050
Calculated Efficiency 78.87%
FG 1013 Actual ABV 4.76%

by Calum Craigie

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American Style Amber Ale – All Grain

American Style Amber Ale

american amber aleThis recipe should give a 19litre batch using my equipment but obviously you will need to take into account your own set up and tweak as necessary.

Batch Size: 19l
Style: American Amber Ale ( 6B)
Color: 21.4 EBC
Bitterness: 37.7 IBUs

Boil Time: 60 min

Est OG: 1.055
Est FG: 1.012

 Ingredients

  • 3.37 kg Pale Malt
  • 1.00 kg Munich Malt
  • 300.0 g Caramel/Crystal Malt – 40L
  • 200.0 g Caramel/Crystal Malt – 60L
  • 4.g       Galaxy [14.7%] – Boil 60 min
  • 4.g       Galaxy [14.7%] – Boil 20 min
  • 5.g       Galaxy [14.7%] – Boil 15 min
  • 17g     Galaxy [14.7%] – Boil 10 min
  • 28 g    Galaxy [14.7%] – Boil 5 min
  • 1 pkgs Safale American US-05
  • 50g     Galaxy [14.7%] – Dry Hop 4 days

 Process

Mash at 66 degres celsius for 60 minutes.

It’s a 60 minute boil and then chill and pitch your yeast.

Dry hop with 50g of hops for 4 days

 

by Eli Donald