Lou's ESB

Source: Doug Cook
Recipe added: 04/02/97
Email: cookd@ccsu.edu

Just bottled on 3/30 so haven't actually tried it yet, tasted OK at bottling but I can tell it needs a little aging in the bottle. The color was a nice amber. I dry hopped this for the full 2 weeks in the secondary because, well, I'm a hophead...


Recipe type: Extract
Batch Size: 5 gallons
Starting Gravity: 1.050
Finishing Gravity: 1.008
Time in Boil: 1 hour
Primary Fermentation: 7 days, plastic
Secondary Fermentation: 13 days, glass



Steeped grains 30 min in 1 gal @ 150F, sparged with 1/2 gal @170 to make 1.5 gallons (concentrated boil). Added extracts and boiled for 1 hour following hop schedule. Cooled and sparged to 3.5 gal h2o in fermenter and pitched yeast starter.
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