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Ordinary Bitter Winning Recipe 2017

Andrew Hannons’ Gold Medal Bitter winning recipe “Unlike the Murphys”

Recipe Specifications
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Boil Size: 32.50 l
Post Boil Volume: 29.00 l
Batch Size (fermenter): 27.28 l
Bottling Volume: 24.28 l

Estimated OG: 1.040 SG
Estimated Color: 9.4 SRM
Estimated IBU: 35.4 IBUs

Boil Time: 60 Minutes

Ingredients:

32.00 g               PH 5.2 Stabilizer (Mash 60.0 mins)
4.00 kg               Pale Malt (2 Row)
0.65 kg               Munich Malt
0.25 kg               Barley, Flaked
0.18 kg               Crystal, Dark
0.09 kg               Crystal, Extra Dark
30.00 g               Magnum [10.00 %] – Boil 60.0 min
1.00 tsp              Yeast Nutrient (Boil 15.0 mins)
1.50 tsp              Irish Moss (Boil 10.0 mins)
23.00 g               East Kent Goldings (EKG) [5.00 %] – Boil Hop
40.00 g               East Kent Goldings (EKG) [5.00 %] – Boil Hop
1.0 pkg               SafAle English Ale

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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.