Beer Homebrew: Mild ale recipe
1.5 kg/3l b 4 oz malt extract
500g/1 lb 1-1/2oz crushed crystal malt grains
750g/1 lb 10oz brown sugar
75g/2-1/2oz Wye Northdown (Fuggle) hops
21.6 litres/38 pints soft water
1 Boil the hops and »rains together in a covered pan for forty-five minutes. Dissolve the sugar and malt extract in some warm water. Strain the hop and grain liquor into the malt solution and top up to the 22.75-litre/5-gallon mark with cold water.
2 When cool, add the yeast and ferment out, skimming and stirring on the second and third days.
3 Rack into a pressure keg, stir in 85 g/3 oz castor sugar, seal and leave for ten days before serving. Makes 22.75 lires/5 gallons.