Jim's ESB Brewalong 24th-25th October 2015

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Re: Jim's ESB Brewalong 24th-25th October 2015

Post by bquiggerz » Thu Sep 24, 2015 7:53 am

Yeah, me too!

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Re: Jim's ESB Brewalong 24th-25th October 2015

Post by Monkeybrew » Thu Sep 24, 2015 1:01 pm

Right, this will be my recipe for the brewalong, I've picked up some Torrified Wheat and EKG Pellets locally so have amended my original recipe.

Certainly going to be a hoppy little bugger!

Jim's Epic ESB
Extra Special/Strong Bitter (English Pale Ale)

Recipe Specs
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Batch Size (L): 23.0
Total Grain (kg): 5.000
Total Hops (g): 195.00
Original Gravity (OG): 1.050 (°P): 12.4
Final Gravity (FG): 1.014 (°P): 3.6
Alcohol by Volume (ABV): 4.72 %
Colour (SRM): 6.5 (EBC): 12.7
Bitterness (IBU): 50.1 (Tinseth)
Brewhouse Efficiency (%): 73
Boil Time (Minutes): 60

Grain Bill
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4.250 kg Maris Otter Malt (85%)
0.250 kg Caramalt (5%)
0.250 kg Crystal 30 (5%)
0.250 kg Torrified Wheat (5%)

Hop Bill
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55.0 g Challenger Leaf (8.5% Alpha) @ 60 Minutes (Boil) (2.4 g/L)
40.0 g Epic Leaf (3.3% Alpha) @ 10 Minutes (Boil) (1.7 g/L)
40.0 g East Kent Golding Pellet (4.6% Alpha) @ 0 Minutes (Aroma) (1.7 g/L)
60.0 g East Kent Golding Pellet (4.6% Alpha) @ 10 Days (Dry Hop) (2.6 g/L)

Misc Bill
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3.0 g Irish Moss @ 15 Minutes (Boil)

Single step Infusion at 66°C for 90 Minutes.
Fermented at 20°C with WLP002 - English Ale


Recipe Generated with BrewMate
Planning: AG#27 - Boys Bitter


On Tap:
Coopers Earl Grey Milk Stout - 4.8%


Drinking (bottles):
AG#23 - 19th Century Porter- 5.9%

Conditioning:
AG#26 - Generations Bitter- 4.6%

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Re: Jim's ESB Brewalong 24th-25th October 2015

Post by bquiggerz » Thu Sep 24, 2015 8:09 pm

Ordered my ingredients today for the ESB

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Re: Jim's ESB Brewalong 24th-25th October 2015

Post by guypettigrew » Fri Sep 25, 2015 7:49 pm

My kit's arrived from The malt Miller. Wonderful--no weighing out. Just bung it all in!

Only difficulty will be holding on to the kit for a month until October 24th.

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Re: Jim's ESB Brewalong 24th-25th October 2015

Post by coops » Fri Sep 25, 2015 8:12 pm

I'm planning on doing this as my 1st AG can't wait! Best order my grains before they run out!
Drinking: Tea!!!
FV: MT
KK: MT
Bottled: MT
Planning: Tribute Clone

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Re: Jim's ESB Brewalong 24th-25th October 2015

Post by Pinto » Fri Sep 25, 2015 9:14 pm

Ingredients now in stock :D

Just need to get the equipment fixed up :lol:
Primary 1: Nonthing
Primary 2 : Nothing
Primary 3 : None
Secondary 1 : Empty
Secondary 1 : None
DJ(1) : Nowt
DJ(2) : N'otin....
In the Keg : Nada
Conditioning : Nowt
In the bottle : Cinnamonator TC, Apple Boost Cider, Apple & Strawberry Cider
Planning : AG #5 - Galaxy Pale (re-brew) / #6 - Alco-Brau (Special Brew Clone) / #7 Something belgian...
Projects : Mini-brew (12l brew length kit) nearly ready :D

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Re: Jim's ESB Brewalong 24th-25th October 2015

Post by coops » Sat Sep 26, 2015 6:33 pm

All ordered now. No going back now haha
Drinking: Tea!!!
FV: MT
KK: MT
Bottled: MT
Planning: Tribute Clone

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Re: Jim's ESB Brewalong 24th-25th October 2015

Post by Monkeybrew » Sat Sep 26, 2015 7:11 pm

Pinto wrote:Ingredients now in stock :D

Just need to get the equipment fixed up :lol:
Let me know if you need any cable ties and duct tape :wink:
Planning: AG#27 - Boys Bitter


On Tap:
Coopers Earl Grey Milk Stout - 4.8%


Drinking (bottles):
AG#23 - 19th Century Porter- 5.9%

Conditioning:
AG#26 - Generations Bitter- 4.6%

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Re: Jim's ESB Brewalong 24th-25th October 2015

Post by Pinto » Sat Sep 26, 2015 8:37 pm

Monkeybrew wrote:
Pinto wrote:Ingredients now in stock :D

Just need to get the equipment fixed up :lol:
Let me know if you need any cable ties and duct tape :wink:
We use gripfill in these here parts, thank you :P
Primary 1: Nonthing
Primary 2 : Nothing
Primary 3 : None
Secondary 1 : Empty
Secondary 1 : None
DJ(1) : Nowt
DJ(2) : N'otin....
In the Keg : Nada
Conditioning : Nowt
In the bottle : Cinnamonator TC, Apple Boost Cider, Apple & Strawberry Cider
Planning : AG #5 - Galaxy Pale (re-brew) / #6 - Alco-Brau (Special Brew Clone) / #7 Something belgian...
Projects : Mini-brew (12l brew length kit) nearly ready :D

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Re: Jim's ESB Brewalong 24th-25th October 2015

Post by DerbyshireNick » Wed Oct 07, 2015 3:35 pm

Noticed the kit on MM today oddly enough. Will be picking one up once Ive sorted what else I need for the order!
Fermenting Cascade / Falconers US-IPA
Conditioning Jims ESB
Drinking Cascade Pale Ale
Drinking English IPA
Drinking Raspberry Wheat

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Re: Jim's ESB Brewalong 24th-25th October 2015

Post by bquiggerz » Wed Oct 07, 2015 5:49 pm

I honestly can't wait to do my first full volume all grain brew! Never tried an ESB though so no idea what to expect to be honest.

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Re: Jim's ESB Brewalong 24th-25th October 2015

Post by kearnage » Sun Oct 11, 2015 10:02 pm

I'm in. Got it ordered last night. This should be a good one to enjoy over the festive season.

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Re: Jim's ESB Brewalong 24th-25th October 2015

Post by Jim » Mon Oct 12, 2015 9:25 am

Great to see so many people getting involved in this one! 8)
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Re: Jim's ESB Brewalong 24th-25th October 2015

Post by kearnage » Mon Oct 12, 2015 1:43 pm

I got bored this morning so quickly knocked this up in prep for after brew day

Image

Image

You can download the PSD here if you want to modify it for your own brew.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/tn7nbm64jsjrr ... B.psd?dl=0

Thanks go to simmyb for the image of the ale and Jim for his face.

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Re: Jim's ESB Brewalong 24th-25th October 2015

Post by Jim » Mon Oct 12, 2015 3:09 pm

kearnage wrote:I got bored this morning so quickly knocked this up in prep for after brew day

Image

Image

You can download the PSD here if you want to modify it for your own brew.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/tn7nbm64jsjrr ... B.psd?dl=0

Thanks go to simmyb for the image of the ale and Jim for his face.
Nice! Though also slightly scary. :wink:
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