Maple Leaf Special Bitter
Source: Sean McCarthy
Recipe added: 10/31/98
Beautiful shade of red. Clean and hoppy. Keep carbonation a little on the low side and try to wait a month before enjoying.
Recipe type: Extract
Batch Size: 5 imp. gallons
Starting Gravity: 1.048
Finishing Gravity: 1.013
Time in Boil: 45 min
Primary Fermentation: 5 days
Secondary Fermentation: 14 days
- 1.5 kg light hopped malt extract
- 1.5 kg amber (plain) malt extract
- 0.5 kg amber dried malt extract
- 2/3 Cup roasted barley
- 2.5 oz. Williamette hop pellets
- 7 g Windsor Ale Yeast
Crush the roasted barley and place it in a cheese cloth pouch. Put 2 gallons of water in brewing kettle and add the roasted barley. Remove roasted barley before water begins to boil. Add extract and 2 oz. of hop pellets. boil for 45 minutes. Add 1/2 oz of hops for final 1 minute of boil.
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