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London Pride brew day

Postby walders123 » Tue Jun 16, 2015 14:42

I plan to do a brewday of London Pride bitter from byo link this Thursday

http://byo.com/kegging/item/2318-fuller ... -of-london

If you've done this, let me know what you think, or if you'd do anything differently? cheers

Ingredients
4.1 kg pale ale malt
0.40 kg crystal malt (75 °L)
5.83 AAU Target hops (60 min)
(15 g of 11% alpha acids)
2.63 AAU Challenger hops (15 min)
(9.9 g of 7.5% alpha acids)
2.98 AAU Northdown hops (15 min)
(9.9 g of 8.5% alpha acids)

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Re: London Pride brew day

Postby graysalchemy » Tue Jun 16, 2015 14:50

I have brewed the fullers EKB from Grahame Whellers book. His recipe uses EKG in the hops as well, and I am pretty sure that is in the London Pride recipe.

I also put in wheat malt to make in Mancunian :whistle:

New Recipe
Extra Special/Strong Bitter (English Pale Ale)

Recipe Specs
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Batch Size (L): 23.0
Total Grain (kg): 5.135
Total Hops (g): 44.75
Original Gravity (OG): 1.056 (°P): 13.8
Final Gravity (FG): 1.014 (°P): 3.6
Alcohol by Volume (ABV): 5.50 %
Colour (SRM): 13.3 (EBC): 26.1
Bitterness (IBU): 35.9 (Average)
Brewhouse Efficiency (%): 80
Boil Time (Minutes): 90

Grain Bill
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4.422 kg Pale Ale Malt (86.12%)
0.440 kg Crystal 120 (8.57%)
0.273 kg Wheat Malt (5.31%)

Hop Bill
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9.2 g Challenger Leaf (6.1% Alpha) @ 90 Minutes (Boil) (0.4 g/L)
9.6 g Northdown Leaf (6.2% Alpha) @ 90 Minutes (Boil) (0.4 g/L)
15.1 g Target Leaf (12.5% Alpha) @ 90 Minutes (Boil) (0.7 g/L)
10.9 g East Kent Golding Leaf (5.2% Alpha) @ 10 Minutes (Boil) (0.5 g/L)

Misc Bill
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Single step Infusion at 67°C for 90 Minutes.
Fermented at 20°C

It does make a rather good approximation

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Re: London Pride brew day

Postby Kyle_T » Tue Jun 16, 2015 15:02

+1 for Wheelers London Pride.

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Re: London Pride brew day

Postby robwalker » Tue Jun 16, 2015 15:03

Worcs hop shop sell the all grain kit ready to go. I've brewed it, one of my old favourites :)
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Re: London Pride brew day

Postby Kyle_T » Tue Jun 16, 2015 15:05

I believe last year Crafty Tim placed high in the comp for his Fullers London Porter, might be worth seeing if he has any tips.

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Beer Brewed (2017): 20.0 Gallons
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Re: London Pride brew day

Postby walders123 » Thu Jun 18, 2015 21:14

Thanks all, added a bit of EKG to the hop bill at 15mins.
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