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Hammonds 1903 XXXX

[This recipe was featured in the September/October 2017 issue of Zymurgy magazine.]

Recipe courtesy Keith Thomas, Brewlab

Hammonds 1903 XXXX | Extra Special/Strong Bitter

Ingredients

  • For 5.5 US gallons (20.8 liters)
  • MALTS AND SUGAR
    • 10 lb. (4.54 kg) pale malt
    • 2.4 lb. (1.1 kg) torrified wheat
    • 1.5 lb. (700 g) sugar @ 0 min
    • 3.5 oz. (100 g) black malt
    • 1.1 oz. (30 g) brewer’s caramel @ 0 min
    HOPS
    • 0.5 oz. (14 g) Magnum, 14.7% a.a. @ 60 min
    • 1 oz. (28 g) Fuggles @ 5 min
    • 1 oz. (28 g) Goldings@ 5 min
    YEAST
    • West Yorkshire flocculent yeast

    Specifications

    • Original Gravity: 1.076 (18.3° P)
    • Final Gravity: 1.019 (4.8° P)
    • ABV: 7.45%
    • IBU: 32
    • SRM: 14

    Directions

    Mash at 154° F (68° C) with 4 gal. (15.1 L) of brewing liquor for one hour. Sparge at 172° F (78° C) with 2 gal. (7.6 L). Volume of wort pre-boil should be 6 gal. (22.7 L). Boil for an hour, adding hops, sugar, and brewer’s caramel as indicated. Ferment at 68° F (20° C), removing early head and allowing final head to consolidate well before racking off.

     
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