Strong Scotch Ale – All Grain

Statistics

General Info

Derived from a recipe in Clone Brews for Smuttynose Scotch-Style Ale.

Comments

Second brew session on this day - this time for Izzy. Added brown sugar to the boil to increase gravity. Boosted it to 1.064 - not bad. Racked to primary and pitched yeast (February 18, 2007).

Malts and Grains

Amount Malt/Grain %
11.25 pounds Scottish Golden Promise 83.3%
1.00 pounds British Crystal Malt 7.4%
0.50 pounds British Dark Crystal Malt 3.7%
0.25 pounds British Roasted Barley 1.9%
13.00 pounds Total Grain Weight 96.3%

Adjuncts

Amount Adjunct %
0.50 pounds Brown Sugar (Dark) 3.7%
0.50 pounds Total Adjunct Weight 3.7%

Non-Fermentables

Amount Non-Fermentable Time
1 tsp. Gypsum 60 minutes
1/4 tsp. Irish Moss 15 minutes

Hops

Amount Hop Time AA
1.00 ounces Progress 75 min 6.5%
1.00 ounces Fuggle 30 min 4.2%
2.00 ounces Total Hop Weight

Yeasts

Name Lab/Manufacturer Form Amount
Edinburgh Ale (WLP028) White Labs Liquid 35 ml

Mash Infusion

Step Description Temp. Time
Infusion Single infusion mash with 2.5 gallons of water. 154° F 60 min.
Sparge 1 First batch sparge with 2.0 gallons of water. 168° F 20 min.
Sparge 2 Second batch sparge with 2.0 gallons of water. 168° F 20 min.

Procedure

  • Single infusion mash.
  • Draw off 1 gallon of mixture and carmelize by boiling down to 1/2 gallon. Add to kettle.
  • Bring to boil.
  • Add hops and boil 60 minutes.

Fermentation and Aging

Primary:
7 days @ 62° F
Secondary:
7 days @ 62° F
Age:
28 days @ 40° F

Lightning Arse

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Brew Day Data

  Target Actual Notes
Strike Water Amount: 4.3    
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Sparge Water Amount: 4.2    
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Pre-Boil Gravity:      
Pre-Boil Amount: 5.8    
Post-Boil Amount: 5.25    
Boil Time: 60    
OG: 1.064 / 15.7° P    
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