EARL GREY BROWN ALE
2.5kg light malt extract
1.0kg dark malt extract
8oz crystal malt (crushed)
8oz chocolate malt (crushed)
6 Twinings tea bags
75g Northern Brewer hop pellets
1 pack Wyeast 1318 London Ale III
Steep the tea for 5 minutes in 2 cups boiling water. Reserve and add with aromatic hops.
Steep the crushed malt grains for 15 minutes. Add to boiling wort.
Bittering hops: half of total, at the beginning of boil
Tasting hops: one quarter of total, 40 minutes into boil.
Aromatic hops: one quarter of total, 57 minutes into the boil.
Strain the wort when adding it to the primary.
Start date: Nov. 19, 2011
Original gravity (OG): 1.050
1st siphon: Dec. 3, 2011
Bottling date: Dec. 11, 2011
Final gravity (FG): 1.014
Percentage ABV: (OG-FG)/7.46 * 1000: 5.3%
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