Carbonation and Storage

King James' Special Bitter

Special/Best/Premium Bitter

Type: All Grain

Brewer: Hoptomology

Equipment: 7.5 Gallon Stainless Steel Pot + 5 Gallon Coleman Cooler Mash Tun

Est Original Gravity: 1.044 SG

Measured Original Gravity:

Est Final Gravity: 1.010 SG

Measured Final Gravity:

Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 4.5 %

Actual Alcohol by Vol:

Bitterness: 32.9 IBUs

Bitterness Ratio: 0.742

Est Color: 14.5 SRM

Calories: 155.5 kcal/12oz

Ingredients

Ingredients
Amt Name Type # %/IBU
6 lbs 11.3 oz Pale Malt (2 Row) Cdn (3.0 SRM) Grain 1 78.3 %
12.3 oz Caramel/Crystal Malt -120L (120.0 SRM) Grain 2 9.0 %
11.6 oz Melanoiden Malt (20.0 SRM) Grain 3 8.5 %
5.8 oz Special Roast (Briess) (50.0 SRM) Grain 4 4.2 %
1.250 oz Goldings, East Kent [4.50 %] - First Wort 60.0 min Hop 5 28.9 IBUs
0.375 oz Goldings, East Kent [4.50 %] - Boil 20.0 min Hop 6 2.7 IBUs
0.375 oz Goldings, East Kent [4.50 %] - Boil 1.0 min Hop 7 1.3 IBUs
1.0 pkg SafAle English Ale (DCL/Fermentis #S-04) [0.80 oz] Yeast 8 -

Total Grains Used: 8 lbs 9.0 oz

Total Hops Used: 2.000 oz

Mash Profile

Mash Style: Single Infusion, Light Body, No Mash Out

Brewhouse Efficiency: 75.00 %

Mash Steps
Name Description Step Temperature Step Time
Mash In Add 2.88 gal of water at 170.5 F 151.0 F 75 min

Sparging: Fly sparge with 4.42 gal water at 168.0 F to achieve 6.02 gal

Boil Profile

Boil Size: 6.02 gal

Boil Time: 60 min

End of Boil Volume: 5.48 gal

Estimated pre-boil gravity: 1.039 SG

Batch Size (into fermenter): 5.00 gal

Measured pre-boil Gravity:

Final Bottling Volume: 4.67 gal


Fermentation Profile

Fermentation: Ale, Single Stage

Primary Fermentation: 4.00 days at 74.3 F

Secondary Fermentation: 11.00 days at 68.9 F

Carbonation and Storage

Carbonation Type: Keg

Volumes of CO2: 1.8

Pressure/Weight: 4.66 PSI

Age Beer for: 3.00 days

Keg/Bottling Temperature: 40.0 F

Storage Temperature: 40.0 F

Notes

Taste Rating: 42.0 / 50

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