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40th Bitter

40th Bitter

Special/Best/Premium Bitter • All Grain • 45 L

Matthew Jolly

Trad bitter for party

August 7, 2014 at 09:26am

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Ingredients (All Grain45 L)

  • 8.5 kg Maris Otter Pale

    Maris Otter Pale

    An English thoroughbred and a favored choice of malt for many brewers. Simpsons' Maris Otter has a rich and nutty flavor and despite its small, berry size has a strong husk. This malt delivers predictable brewhouse performance with modest, yet consistent extracts. Brewers can expect good runoffs with clear wort.

  • 0.25 kg Special B - Caramel malt; Dingemans

    Special B - Caramel malt; Dingemans

    The darkest of the Belgian crystal malts, Dingemans Special B will impart a heavy caramel taste and is often credited with the raisin-like flavors of some Belgian Abbey ales. Larger percentages (greater than 5%) will contribute a dark brown-black color and fuller body.

  • 0.25 kg Oats Flaked

    Oats Flaked

    Belgian White Ale(wit), other specialty beers.

  • 0.5 kg Barley Flaked

    Barley Flaked

    Helps head retention, imparts creamy smoothness. For porters and stouts.

  • 50 g Challenger - 8.0 AA% whole; boiled 60 min


    Popular bittering hop used primarily in British ales and lagers. Mild to moderate aroma, but quite spicy.

  • 100 g Goldings - 5.0 AA% whole; boiled 15 min


    Mild. Slightly flowery.

  • 100 g First Gold - 7.5 AA% whole; boiled 1 min

    First Gold

    First commercial dwarf hop designed for aroma consideration in England, a very promising hop.

  • White Labs WLP007 Dry English Ale

    White Labs WLP007 Dry English Ale

    Clean, highly flocculant, and highly attenuative yeast. This yeast is similar to WLP002 in flavor profile, but is 10% more attenuative. This eliminates the residual sweetness, and makes the yeast well suited for high gravity ales. It is also reaches termi

Style (BJCP)

Category: 8 - English Pale Ale

Subcategory: B - Special/Best/Premium Bitter

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.045 1.040 - 1.048
Terminal Gravity: 1.010 1.008 - 1.012
Color: 11.4 SRM 5 - 16
Alcohol: 4.6% ABV 3.8% - 4.6%
Bitterness: 35.9 IBU 25 - 40


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