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Green Iguana

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I'am after a mash recipie for this fine ale....anyone help?

I know that they use target and challenger hops..and candi sugar in the boil.....

my attemt is on the recipie board attm.........
hi green iguana
found this in my little note book.havent tried it but may be worth a shot.dont even remember the source.

fullers esb

4.95kg pale ale malt
165g crystal
385g flaked maize
31g black malt

18g target @ 90
27g challenger @ 90
20g goldings @ 15

mash @ 66 for 90min
boil @ 90min

any good english ale yeast

big d
GI, do not use candy sugar for this brew. Trust me on this.
I have a recipe from BYOBRAAH. I reckon the recipe Big D posted is the same but I will check tonight.

There's this one too although I haven't done it:

Fullers ESB

Recipe Specifics

Batch Size (L): 23.00 Wort Size (L): 23.00
Total Grain (Kg): 5.30
Anticipated OG: 1.055 Plato: 13.48
Anticipated SRM: 9.6
Anticipated IBU: 43.1
Brewhouse Efficiency: 75 %
Wort Boil Time: 80 Minutes

Actual OG: 1.055 Plato: 13.60
Actual FG: 1.016 Plato: 4.08

Alc by Weight: 4.02 by Volume: 5.16 From Measured Gravities.
ADF: 70.0 RDF 58.5 Apparent & Real Degree of Fermentation.

Actual Mash System Efficiency: 75 %
Anticipated Points From Mash: 54.62
Actual Points From Mash: 54.26


% Amount Name Origin Potential SRM
1.9 0.10 kg. Hoepfner Wheat Malt Light Germany 1.040 2
3.1 0.17 kg. JWM Crystal 140 Australia 1.035 74
3.8 0.20 kg. IMC Munich Australia 1.038 6
90.7 4.80 kg. IMC Ale Malt Australia 1.038 2
0.6 0.03 kg. JWM Roasted Malt Australia 1.032 609

Potential represented as SG per pound per gallon.


Amount Name Form Alpha IBU Boil Time
16.00 g. Wye Target Pellet 10.00 19.0 60 min.
23.00 g. Wye Challenger Pellet 7.00 19.1 60 min.
20.00 g. Goldings - E.K. Whole 4.75 5.1 15 min.


WYeast 1968 London Extra Special Bitter

Mash Schedule

Mash Type: Single Step
Heat Type: Direct

Grain kg: 5.30
Water Qts: 16.79 - Before Additional Infusions
Water L: 15.89 - Before Additional Infusions

L Water Per kg Grain: 3.00 - Before Additional Infusions

Tun Thermal Mass: 0.10
Grain Temp: 26 C

Dough In Temp: 73 Time: 0
Saccharification Rest Temp: 66 Time: 90
Mash-out Rest Temp: 0 Time: 0
Sparge Temp: 0 Time: 0
According to the "sorcerers zymurgy database"

Fullers ESB uses:

Pale malt, crystal malt and flaked maize.

Kettle hops
Target, challenger and goldings

Dry hop

O.G 1.053-1.054
colour 31 ebc

Don't know how accurate this is but I hope it helps.

Yep, agree not to worry about the candi sugar. The little bit of roasted malt really helps this brew. I did the one from the CAMRA book which looks to be the same as what bigd posted but substitued some munich for the maize .... its under Cranium ESB in the recipe section.

Was a nice brew but I have another at the moment where I upped the munich to 800g to try and get more malty flavour. I chucked in a bunch of progress at the end to get rid of them ... must say I prefer the golding in this one.

A tasty brew to replicate!

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