Source: Paul Racko, Long Beach Homebrewers
Recipe added: 07/09/97
This recipe was designed following my trip to Southern England where I got to sample the real stuff. This is a very accurate and traditional Mild recipe. Try it out. Milds are very hard to find in the USA. A perfect beer for the hot summer months. In England, traditionally only served in May.
Recipe type: Extract
Batch Size: 6 gallons
Starting Gravity: 1.038
Finishing Gravity: 1.009
Time in Boil: 60 minutes
Primary Fermentation: 6 days in plastic
Secondary Fermentation: none
Additional Fermentation: bottle/cask conditioned
- 3.25 lbs. Munton & Fison Extra Light syrup
- .25 lb. Chocolate
- 2.00 lbs. Light DME
- .50 lb. Crystal 60L
- 1 oz. Cascade
- 1/2 oz. Fuggles
- 1/2 oz. Styrian Goldings
Steep grains in 1.5 gallons of water at 152F for 30 min. Add liquor to 5 gallons of boiling water along with extracts. Boil 10 minutes. Add 1/2 oz. Cascade for 30 min. Add 1/2 oz. Cascade and 1/2 oz. of Fuggles for 30 min. Add 1 tbsp. of Irish Moss 15 min. before end of boil. Kill heat and add the Styrian. Top up with filtered water to attain a 1.038 OG. Pitch 14g Whitbread Ale Yeast when cool. Prime with 2/3 cup of corn sugar for that authentic cask-conditioned carbonation. How sweet it is!
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