Beer Style: English Bitter, Mild, and Pale Ale

British Golden Ale

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by the numbers OG: 1.038–1.053 FG:1.006–1.012 SRM:2-6 IBU:20–45 ABV:3.8–5.0% Of all the places with a long brewing tradition, Great Britain has probably seen more changes over the years due to wars, government

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Make Award-Winning Session Beers

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One of the trends of the past few years that I’ve welcomed is the rediscovery of lower-alcohol craft beers. Perhaps it’s a reaction to the “imperial everything” trend or just consumers becoming

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Australian Sparkling Ale

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by the numbers OG: 1.038–1.050 FG:1.004–1.006 SRM:4-7 IBU:20-35 ABV:4.5–6.0 You know you’re a beer geek if your travels include beer style research. That was very much the case for me while in

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Pro Am Brewing with Mr. Wizard

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For several years I wanted to participate in the ProAm competition at the Great American Beer Festival (GABF), but was not sure how to go about teaming up with an award-winning homebrewer.

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Meaningful Mild

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Author Terry Foster provides readers an easy-drinking British mild ale.

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Fuller’s ESB Clone

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This recipe is for the bottled version of ESB. The cask version in the UK is 5.5% ABV.

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Fuller’s London Pride clone

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This recipe is for the bottled version of London Pride. In the UK, London Pride is brewed to 4.1% ABV for cask and keg. In North America, the keg version available is the same strength as the bottled 4.7% ABV.

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A Stroll by the Wandle

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This recipe is inspired by the wonderful time I had visiting Sambrook’s Brewery in London to meet with the London Amateur Brewers club. I based this recipe on information Head Brewer Sean Knight shared with me about their Wandle ale.

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End Run Mild Ale

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Frequent contributor and author Horst Dornbusch provides readers with a British mild ale recipe.

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Wychwood Brewing Company: Hobgoblin Dark Ale clone

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This ruby-colored English ale delivers a delicious chocolate toffee malt flavor, balanced with rounded moderate bitterness and an overall fruity, mischievous character.

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Coopers Sparkling Ale clone

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Cooper’s Sparkling Ale is the bar that all others are measured when brewing an Australian sparkling ale. According to Coopers, “Little has changed since Thomas Cooper brewed his first batch of Sparkling Ale in 1862. It’s still naturally conditioned in the bottle with our unique strain of Coopers yeast.”

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English Pale Ale

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“The German crystal malts are not traditional but provide richness without the cloying quality of some of the currently available English crystals. The amber invert sugar adds a bit of flavor complexity and helps dry out the finish. Hopping the mash and first runnings worked well for this one – it retained appreciable hop character despite being fairly well aged when judged.”
—Ross Mitchell (Australian Capital Territory)

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