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1987 Boddington's ELM

PostPosted: Sat Apr 05, 2014 11:33
by Good Ed
This is up for tomorrow hopefully, I don't have my full clearance certificate yet ;)

From Ron Pattinson's blog and one of three Boddies Milds, ELM , Oldham Mild and Mild

So this is what I have come up with. 70% efficiency is based on the last time using Halcyon although I may up it a bit. I asked Brewlab if they carry a Boddingtons yeast (Wyeast 1318 I believe), they don't do it but Alison recommended a Bass Mild yeast, so that's that. Invert sugar guide is here courtesy of Kristen England (Ron's partner in crime). No 1 is easy to make but I have a recipe with No 3 coming up which will be a bit more of a slog.

OG 1034; FG 1008ish; ABV 3.67%ish; EBC 55 (adjust with caramel); IBU 14 (Tinseth)
70% efficiency 23L brewlength

2940g Halcyon 83.5%
278g Crystal 7.9%
243g Invert Sugar No 1 6.9%
60g Chocolate 1.7% (I only have pale choc so will double up)

18g EKG 6.57%AA 90mins 14.1 IBU (Tinseth)

Mash 68C for 120mins; Boil 90mins

Water South Staffs; CaCO3 ~ 135ppm and adjust Ca to 150ppm with CaCl

Yeast Bass Mild (from the Tower brewery in Tadcaster ??, I suppose that's why it is a right top cropper)

Re: 1987 Boddington's ELM

PostPosted: Sat Apr 05, 2014 11:44
by graysalchemy
Oh if you were from Oldham you wouldn't mention Boddingtons and Oldham Brewery in the same breath. :evil: :evil:

Boddingtons 1987 you are taking me right back to 6th form and friday register in the Stamford Arms Altrincham :lol:

My brewing partner has been nagging me to find the Oldham Brewery mild cheers for the link.

Re: 1987 Boddington's ELM

PostPosted: Sat Apr 05, 2014 12:00
by Good Ed
Do you remember what it tasted like

This is the Boddies version of the Oldham Brewery one, but probably very similar

Re: 1987 Boddington's ELM

PostPosted: Sat Apr 05, 2014 12:02
by graysalchemy
I never had OB mild always the Boddies Bitter but my mate who remebers OB mild from the 60's said that the Boddies one was nothing like the original. I will have a look at it I think I may do it for him next brew. :D

Cheers

Re: 1987 Boddington's ELM

PostPosted: Sun Apr 06, 2014 10:34
by Good Ed
Usual stuff

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Underletting with my solar pump, and hit temperature ok for a change

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Re: 1987 Boddington's ELM

PostPosted: Sun Apr 06, 2014 15:08
by Good Ed
Man in the moon

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Invert sugar No.1 added half way through the boil

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Re: 1987 Boddington's ELM

PostPosted: Sun Apr 06, 2014 17:26
by Good Ed
caramel mixed with some wort to increase the colour to 55EBC added with 20min to go, mucky stuff, just like tar

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ended up with 22L at 1038 and liquored back to 1035

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