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Countryside Biscuit and Honey ESB

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Countryside Biscuit and Honey ESB

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Beer Style: Extra Special/Strong Bitter (English Pale Ale) (8C)
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5.5 US gallons

Extra Special/Strong Bitter (English Pale Ale)
Beer Color


My first attempt at this. Turned out terrific and will be a staple. I bottled this but just started kegging and can't wait to put this in a keg. A slightly sweet flavor with a doughy finish. Also will use this recipe later for a Strawberry Shortcake version using strawberries in the secondary and marshmallow flavoring


  • 9lbs American 2 row pale malt
  • 1lb German CaraRed
  • 1lb Belgian Biscuit grains
  • 1lb Canadian Honey Malt grains
  • 1oz Whole leaf Cascade(60mins)
  • 2oz Kent Goldings pellet(30mins)
  • 1oz Whole leaf Cascade(10mins)
  • Nottingham ale yeast US-05

Additional Instructions

Boil: 60 Minutes
Primary Ferment: 1 week
Secondary Ferment: 9 days

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.060
Final Gravity: 1.018
Alcohol by Vol: 5.51%
Color SRM: 9.7  Color Sample 
Bitterness IBU: 49.71
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5.50 US Gallons

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Mashed for an hour 152 degrees
Batch sparged for 10mins 170 degrees
1 hour boil


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