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Lord of the ESB - Extra Special Bitter Extract Recipe Kit

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This Extra Special Bitter is crafted with light liquid malt extract along with Pale Maris Otter, Caramel, and Biscuit malts as well as East Kent Golding hops to give it a very nice balance. Ours is a bit hoppier than you'll find in other ordinary or special bitter styles, and less hop character than you'll get with American pale ales. Once brewed, you'll have a very drinkable beer with a toasted malt flavor, the right amount of hop bitterness and you'll get some additional flavoring that's imparted to the beer when you use one of our suggested English yeast strains. 

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 Is this your first Homebrew Beer Recipe Kit? Check out our New to Brewing Guide to see a step by step road-map to brewing your first batch of beer!

Style Overview: 
"Bitter" is an English term for pale ales. Bitters come in 3 varieties of strength: Ordinary, Special, and Strong. They tend to be a bit more bitter than other pale ales and the term is used to differentiate them from other pale ales with a more subdued hop profile. 

General Info: 

  • Batch Size: 5 Gallons
  • Mash at 152
  • Ferment at 68 degrees
  • Est. Original Gravity: 1.056 SG
  • Est. Final Gravity: 1.012 SG
  • Est. Alcohol by Volume: 5.8 %
  • Bitterness: 39.9 IBUs
  • Est. Color: 10.0 SRM

Malts and Adjuncts: 

  • Light Liquid Malt Extract
  • Caramel 40L
  • Caramel 120L
  • Biscuit


  • East Kent Golding Hop Pellets