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Bitter Bald Guy

English Pale Ale/Strong Bitter

All Grain


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Brewer/Contributor: Don Pfeiffer

Batch Size: 5.50 gal

Boil Size: 7.00 gal

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Bitter Bald Guy

Type: All Grain

Date: 10/3/2004

Batch Size: 5.50 gal

Brewer: Don Pfeiffer
Boil Size: 7.00 galAsst Brewer:
Boil Time: 60 min Equipment: Shakey Dog Brewery
Taste Rating(out of 50): 35.0 Brewhouse Efficiency: 70.00
Taste Notes:


AmountItemType% or IBU
8.00 lbPale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM)Grain72.73 %
2.00 lbCaramel/Crystal Malt - 80L (80.0 SRM)Grain18.18 %
1.00 lbCorn, Flaked (1.0 SRM)Grain9.09 %
1.00 ozTarget [11.00 %] (60 min)Hops37.2 IBU
0.50 ozFuggles [4.50 %] (15 min)Hops3.8 IBU
0.50 ozFuggles [4.50 %] (5 min)Hops1.5 IBU
1 PkgsBritish Ale (White Labs #WLP005)Yeast-Ale


Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.050 SG

Measured Original Gravity: 1.050 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.014 SGMeasured Final Gravity: 1.011 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 4.69 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 5.08 %
Bitterness: 42.5 IBUCalories: 221 cal/pint
Est Color: 16.1 SRMColor:

Mash Profile

Mash Name: Single Infusion, Medium Body, No Mash OutTotal Grain Weight: 11.00 lb
Sparge Water: 5.13 galGrain Temperature: 72.0 F
Sparge Temperature: 168.0 FTunTemperature: 72.0 F
Adjust Temp for Equipment: TRUEMash PH: 5.4 PH

Single Infusion, Medium Body, No Mash Out
Step TimeNameDescriptionStep Temp
60 minMash InAdd 13.75 qt of water at 169.4 F154.0 F

Mash Notes: Simple single infusion mash for use with most modern well modified grains (about 95% of the time).

Carbonation and Storage

Carbonation Type: Corn SugarVolumes of CO2: 1.6
Pressure/Weight: 1.8 ozCarbonation Used: -
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 60.0 FAge for: 28.0 days
Storage Temperature: 52.0 F 


1st time I did batch sparging and hit the OG right on. Kettle gravity was 1.045.
Batch #11 55 gal YTD.

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