The session beer of session beers. Milds have fallen out of favor in the US and across the pond, but when you want a beer and there's work to be done, look no further than the magnificent Mild.
3.5 lbs - Pale Ale Malt - Steeping Grain
3.5 lbs - Ashburne® Mild Malt - Steeping Grain
0.5 lb - Caramel Malt 80L - Steeping Grain
2 oz - Black Malt - Steeping Grain
.5 oz - Fuggle Hops (4.8% AAU) - 60 min boil
.5 oz - Fuggle Hops (4.8% AAU) - 10 min boin
1 pack - WLP013 London Ale Yeast - Fermenter
1 capsule - Servomyces Yeast Nutrient - 10 min boil
Bring 2.5 gallons of water to 167°F.
Mash grains at 154°F for 1 hour.
Heat 5.5 gallons of 180°F sparge water in a kettle.
Sparge and collect 6 gallons in kettle; bring to boil.
Add .5 oz of Fuggle hops.
After 50 minutes add yeast nutrient.
Boil 5 more minutes and add .5 oz if Fuggle hops.
After 5 minutes, turn heat off.
Cool beer to 71°F. Transfer to fermenter.
Pitch a pack of White Labs WLP013 London Ale Yeast.