wise ass red bitter

Source: t g
Recipe added: 01/31/98
Email: cshore73
URL: aol

Great bitter. Great fresh or aged. Easy to make, also.


Recipe type: Extract
Batch Size: 5
Starting Gravity: 1.040
Finishing Gravity: 1. 010
Time in Boil: 1 hour
Primary Fermentation: 7 days
Secondary Fermentation: 7 days
Additional Fermentation: none



Toast grain at 350 for 20 minutes, crack, place in muslin bag and add to 2gallons cold water. Bring to a boil. Remove spent grains. Add malt extracts to boil, plus 1 oz. Cascade hops. Boil 45 minutes. Add 1 oz. Cascade hops. Boil 10 minutes. Remove from heat. Add 1/2 oz. Hallertauer and steep 5 minutes. Sparge into fermenting bucket. Bring up to 5 gallons, by adding bottled (always) water. Pitch yeast when cool. Ferment 7 days. Transfer to secondary fermenter, and ferment 7 days. Prime with malt, bottle, keep at room temperature for 1 week. Move to cool area. Age at least 2 weeks, then enjoy.
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