ESB (Extra Special Bitter) Fresh Wort Kit

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English style reddish/amber coloured bitter, slightly sweet. Brewed with ale, Munich, three crystal malts, chocolate and black malt. Mashed at 66 – 67 degrees. Undiluted gravity 15.2 Plato (SG 1062). Estimated bitterness on dilution 40 IBU. Hopped with Northdown and Fuggles.

This ESB can also be brewed with less or no added water.

Suggested Yeast: Safale S-04 or Mangrove Jacks New World Strong Ale


  1. Start with a clean and sanitised fermentation vessel
  2. Decant FWK cube into fermenter and aerate wort
  3. Add 3 litres of sanitary water at room temperature to bring volume to 20L if desired (individual brewer may choose to reduce water volume to alter starting gravity and ABV)
  4. Pitch yeast as per manufacturers instructions
  5. Add dry hop near or at end of fermentation, dry hop approximately 3 days before bottling or kegging.
  6. Once fermentation is complete crash chill if desired then bottle/keg, carbonate and condition