HBL ESRB 5 Gal Extract With Grain Recipe Kit


$ 30.18 $ 49.24
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Kit includes

  • 2 - 3.3 lb CBW Pilsen Light LME
  • 1 lb Pale Ale Malt
  • 8 oz Special Roast Malt
  • 8 oz Carapils Malt
  • Note: All grain will be milled and packed in one bag
  • 1 - 1 oz Target Hops
  • 1 - 1 oz  Tettnang Hops
  • 1 - 1 oz  Kent Golding Hops
  • 2 - Grain Steeping Bags

Yeast, Bottle Caps, Yeast Nutrient, and Priming Sugar NOT Included

HomeBrew4Less Homebrewing ingredient kits are built to order, please allow extra order processing time. 

Note: You may have extra ingredients then you need to make this homebrew recipe due to standard packaging sizes, feel free to use them in another brewing recipe or boost the specs of this one.

You will need standard homebrewing equipment, bottles, etc - this kit is homebrew recipe ingredients only.

You may also need a scale to measure some of the ingredients (they are not pre-measured)


This Extra "Special Roast" Bitter (E. S. R. B.) showcases the biscuit, tangy-sourdough character of Briess' Special Roast Malt.

Type: Ale

Style: ESB

Batch Size: 5 gallons

Recipe Type: Extract with grain


Quantity Ingredient Comment Malt Style
6.6 lbs CBW® Pilsen Light LME 20 min boil Extract, LME
1 lb Pale Ale Malt Base
0.5 lbs Special Roast Malt Roasted, Biscuit
0.5 lbs Carapils® Malt Dextrine
0.75 oz Target (12% AA hop) 60 min boil
0.5 oz Tettnang (4.0% AA hop) 20 min boil
0.5 oz Kent Golding (5.0% AA hop) 20 min boil
0.5 oz Tettnang (4.0% AA hop) 5 min boil
0.5 oz Kent Golding (5.0% AA hop) 5 min boil
1 vial WLP006 Bedford British Yeast
or 1099 Whitbread Ale
or Safale S-33
NOT Included in kit
1 capsule Servomyces Yeast Nutrient 10 min boil
NOT Included in kit



  1. Steep grain at 152-158ºF for 30 minutes
  2. Remove grains, bring to boil, add first hop addition
  3. Boil 40 minutes, remove from heat, add second hop addition and LME
  4. Boil 15 minutes, add final hop addition
  5. Boil 5 minutes
  6. Cool to 68ºF, oxygenate wort
  7. Pitch 1 vial WLP006 Bedford British Yeast

Primary Fermentation: 1-2 weeks at 68ºF

Secondary Fermentation: Optional (1-2 weeks)

Fermentation Notes: Bottle condition or force carbonate

Original Gravity: 1.054º

Final Gravity: 1.014º

Alcohol by Weight: 4.2%

Alcohol by Volume: 5.2%

IBU: 42

Color: 9º Lovibond

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