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English Football Day Session Ale HomeBrew Recipe

english style session ale
english style session ale
english style session ale


Recipe Type: All Grain
Size: 5 Gallons
Beer Style: English Style Session Ale
Target ABV: 4.5%
Target IBUs: 33
4.5/ 5

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Smooth, flavorful session-style English Ale.

Posted February 2, 2014 by


All Grain English Style Session Ale HomeBrew Recipe

Profile: English Style Session Ale perfect for a day of watching football. Smooth and easy drinking. Brewed with classic English Maris Otter malts and English hops. Rich copper-colored with a smooth balanced profile, and notes of earthy hops and nutty malts. Ready to drink in less than 3 weeks.



9 lbs. Maris Otter

8 oz. Caramel 60

2 oz. Chocolate Malt


1/2  oz. Northern Brewer 9%a, 60 minutes

1  oz. East Kent Goldings 5%a, 20 minutes

1  oz. English Fuggles 5%a, 10 minutes

YeastWhite Labs WLP007 Dry English Ale or Wyeast 1318 London Ale III


Mash all grains for 1 hour at 152 degrees.

Sparge at 170 degrees.

One hour boil with hop regimen above.

Ferment at 63-68 degrees.

Rack to keg or secondary and age for 2 weeks.

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