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Steroid ESB

#HometoPro Brewer: Russell Carpenter past local president of Righteous Brewers Townsville and past helping hand at our much loved retail partner Home Brewers Warehouse in Townsville shares with our readers his Steroid ESB recipe. This brew is a nice rich malty English Special Bitter brewed for a full malt character and thanks Russell and congrats on your new efficiency record of 88%!

Brew Method:

  • HERMS

Batch Size:  (litres)

  • Target:  48L

Est. Boil Size:  (litres)

  • 58L

Brewer/Author/Source:

  • Russell Carpenter @paradoxbeerlab

Style:

  • Extra Strong Bitter

Gladfield Malt Bill (Kg)

11.00 Kg Total 100%

Hops:

65.0 g Pride of Ringwood (8.7% AA) (60 mins)

Yeast:

  • Wyeast 1335 – British Ale II

You could readily substitute the following Yeasts for excellent results:

Water:

1 tsp CaSO4

Brewing Aids:

  • 1 tsp yeast nutrient @ 15 mins
  • 1 tsp BrewBrite @ 15 mins

Mash:

Single Infusion
1) Temp:  66C Time: 60 mins Amount:  32L
2) Mash Out: 77C Time: 10 mins
Sparge: 39L
Boil: 60 mins

Boil:

Time:  (minutes) 60 mins
Efficiency:  % (Brew House) 90% – a new record @paradoxbeerlab!!!
Original Gravity: 1.065
Final Gravity: 1.018
ABV: 6.20%
IBU: 29.5
SRM: 11.8

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Ferment:

18C for 3 days, increase 1C each day after for 3 days

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