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Beer Style: Extra Special/Strong Bitter (English Pale Ale)  (8C)
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5 US gallons

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


A smooth tasting pale ale -- full in body and a great long lasting head. Another great beer to stock -- favorite with guests. Make's a great black and tan when combined with light bodied Irish stout.


  • 5.00 gal - Burton On Trent, UK (Water)
  • 8 lbs - Pale Malt (2 Row) UK (2.5 SRM) (Grain)
  • 1 lbs - Caramel/Crystal Malt - 20L (20.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 1 lbs - Brown Sugar, Light (8.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 0.8 oz - Goldings, East Kent [5.5%] - Boil 60 min (Hops)
  • 0.25 tsp - Irish Moss (Boil 10 min) (Misc)
  • 1.0 oz - Fuggles [5.0%] - Boil 2 min (Hops)
  • 1 pkgs - Burton Ale (White Labs #WLP023) (Yeast)
  • 0.25 oz - Polyclar (Secondary 1 days) (Misc)

Additional Instructions

Boil: 60 Minutes

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.056 (13.6° P)
Final Gravity: 1.013 SG (3.3° P)
Alcohol by Vol: 5.6%
Color SRM: 6.8  Color Sample 
Bitterness IBU: 16.0
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5.00 US Gallons

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