I have now popped my AG1 cherry (http://www.thehomebrewforum.co.uk/vi...p?f=21&t=34108
), and there is no turning back. I have enough empty bottles to get AG2 going as soon as my FV is empty (and AG3 for that matter). I had considered getting a second FV on the go at the same time, but realised that quite like being married
Anyway, I am really keen on making something like a Fuller's ESB Clone. I want to build up some knowledge of making AGs of beers similar to ones that I like, so that I can then start experimenting when I understand how the different ingredients build the different beer flavours.
I have found the following recipie at this website: http://www.byo.com/component/resourc...ride-of-london
, and I wanted some advice regarding the Muttons Pale Ale Malt. Basically, I can't find that sort of malt at any online shops I have looked at, and wanted to know what I should use (can I just use Marris Otter?).
Also, does anyone else have any other recipies which might be better (more accurate, easier, use less hops varieties) than the one below?
Finally, when it says to "add the Goldings hops to the secondary fermenter", what does that mean (i.e. "secondary fermenter")? Does it just mean to throw those hops into the FV when I add the yeast?
Fuller's ESB clone
(5 gallons/ 19 L, all-grain)
OG = 1.060 FG = 1.014
IBU = 35 SRM = 15
ABV = 5.9%
This recipe is for the bottled version of ESB. The cask version in the UK is 5.5% ABV.
11 lbs. 3 oz. (5.1 kg) Muntons pale ale malt
1 lb. 2 oz. (0.51 kg) crystal malt (75 °L)
5.25 AAU Target hops (60 min)
(0.53 oz./15 g of 10% alpha acids)
2.6 AAU Challenger hops (60 min)
(0.34 oz./10 g of 7.5% alpha acids)
0.83 AAU Northdown hops (15 min)
(0.1 oz./2.7 g of 8.5% alpha acids)
1.66 AAU Goldings hops (15 min)
(0.33 oz./9.4 g of 5% alpha acids)
0.33 oz. (9.4 g) Goldings hops
Wyeast 1968 (London ESB) or White Labs WLP002 (English Ale) yeast
Step by Step
Mash grains at 153 °F (67 °C) in 16.5 quarts (15.5 L) of water. Mash for 60 minutes. Collect 6.5 gallons (25 L) of wort. Boil for 60 minutes, adding hops at the times indicated. Cool and ferment at 69 °F (21 °C). Add Goldings dry hops to secondary fermenter.
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FV1 - Brewdog Punk IPA clone
FV2 - Empty
Conditioning (or drinking before it is really ready, but I am too impatient to wait)
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Corny 1 = Empty
Corny 2 = Empty
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