Molly's Special Bitter

Source: Richard Daines
Recipe added: 07/15/98

This is a great summer ale for those who enjoy a good dose of English hops. It has a reddish or chestnut brown color which also enhances this beer.


Recipe type: All Grain
Batch Size: 5 gallons
Starting Gravity: 1.045
Finishing Gravity: 1.011
Time in Boil: 60 minutes
Primary Fermentation: 1 week
Secondary Fermentation: until done



Mash grains at 151 F for 1 hour or until iodine test shows complete conversion. Sparge and obtain 6 gallons of wort. Boil for a total of 1 hour with the addition of the Northern Brewer at the beginning of the boil, 1 oz of K-G at 30 minutes and the last oz of K-G at 55 minutes (the last 5 minutes). Cool and add yeast at ~ 68 F. % Alc = 4.4 IBU = 35 SRM = 23
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