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Strong Scottish Ale HomeBrew Recipe

Strong Scottish Ale
Strong Scottish Ale
Strong Scottish Ale


Recipe Type: All Grain
Size: 5 Gallons
Beer Style: Strong Scottish Ale
Target ABV: 7.2%
Target IBUs: 41
4.5/ 5

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Posted March 10, 2014 by


All Grain Scottish Strong Ale Recipe

Profile: HomeBrew recipe for a Strong Scottish Ale. Full-bodied with flavors of caramel malt, toasted malts, and mild earthy hops. Clean finish with moderate hop bitterness.



16 lbs Golden Promise Malt

8 oz Munich Dark

4 oz Crystal 60

4 oz Crystal 80

4 oz Crystal 120

4 oz Special B

2 oz. Carafa III


1 oz Northern Brewer 9%a, 60 minutes

1 oz East Kent Goldings 5%a, at 30 minutes

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

YeastWhite Labs WLP028 Edinburgh Scottish Ale Yeast


Mash all grains for 1 hour at 152 degrees.

Sparge at 170 degrees.

90 minute boil with hop regimen above (longer boil to add some caramelization to the wort).

Ferment at 63-68 degrees.

Rack to keg or secondary and age for 6-7 weeks.

One User Review

    Glen Robles

    My mouth is watering looking at the photo of this beer. Love Scotch Ales!


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