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Scottish Black Ale HomeBrew Recipe

Scottish Black Ale HomeBrew
Scottish Black Ale HomeBrew
Scottish Black Ale HomeBrew


Recipe Type: All Grain
Size: 5 Gallons
Beer Style: Scottish Black Ale
Target ABV: 7.0%
Target IBUs: 42
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Posted August 16, 2013 by


All Grain Strong Scottish Black Ale Recipe

Profile: HomBrew recipe for a malty Scottish Black Ale. Full-bodied with rich caramel and chocolate flavors. Mild notes of roasted malt and a touch of smoke. Light notes of earthy hops. Smooth velvety finish with moderate bitterness.



12 lbs Maris Otter

8 oz. British Dark Crystal

8 oz. British Pale Chocolate

8 oz. Flaked Oats

6 oz. Crystal 80

4 oz. Torrified Wheat

3 oz. Black Malt

Hops (Pellets)

1 oz. East Kent Goldings 60 minutes

2 oz. UK Fuggles 5%a, 30 minutes

1 oz. East Kent Goldings 5%a, 15 minutes

Yeast: White Labs WLP028 Edinburgh Scottish Ale Yeast


Mash all grains for 1 hour at 153 degrees.

Sparge at 170 degrees.

One hour boil with hop regimen above.

Ferment at 63-68 degrees.

Rack to secondary and age for 6-7 weeks. Cold-condition for the last 2 weeks at 35F.

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