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Ghetto Piper Scotch Ale

Ghetto Piper Scotch Ale

Strong Scotch Ale : Extract : 5.5 gal

sweazel

Initially too sweet, but becoming more balanced as it ages. Malty and sweet with a slight warming sensation as it goes down.

March 7, 2014 at 08:18pm

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Ingredients (Extract5.5 gal)

  • 0.25 lbs Roasted Barley

    Roasted Barley

    Sweet, grainy, coffee flavor and a red to deep brown color. For porters and stouts.

  • .5 lbs German Dark Munich

    German Dark Munich

    Enhances body and aroma. Stout, schwarzbier, brown ale, dark and amber ales.

  • 0.5 lbs Crystal Malt 60°L

    Crystal Malt 60°L

    Sweet caramel flavor, deep golden to red color. For dark amber and brown ales.

  • 1 lbs Maris Otter Pale

    Maris Otter Pale

    An English thoroughbred and a favored choice of malt for many brewers. Simpsons' Maris Otter has a rich and nutty flavor and despite its small, berry size has a strong husk. This malt delivers predictable brewhouse performance with modest, yet consistent extracts. Brewers can expect good runoffs with clear wort.

  • 0.5 lbs Belgian Biscuit

    Belgian Biscuit

    Warm baked biscuit flavor and aroma. Increases body. Use in Belgian beers.

  • .5 lbs Cara-Pils® Malt; Briess

    Cara-Pils® Malt; Briess

    Characteristics & Applications: • The endosperm is completely glassy and will appear to be darker than standard Brewers Malt. • Carapils® is a very unique dextrine-style malt that adds body, foam retention, and beer stability without influencing color or flavor. • Use to upgrade all types of beer, including light colored beers. • The non-fermentables in Carapils® are very advantageous in balancing body and flavor of dark colored beers. • May be used with or without other specialty malts. • Low usage of 1-5% will help achieve desired results. • Produced from AMBA/BMBRI recommended 2-Row Malting Barley varieties.

  • 3 lbs Dry Light; Muntons

    Dry Light; Muntons

    Used as the base for a wide variety of styles of beers, including lager, pale ales, bitters, and export bitters. Contains no colored malts.

  • 3.3 lbs Liquid Light; Muntons

    Liquid Light; Muntons

    Selected English lager malt is used to produce this fine consistent light malt extract.

  • 2 lbs CBW® Golden Light Powder (Dry Malt Extract); Briess

    CBW® Golden Light Powder (Dry Malt Extract); Briess

    Malty flavor. Characteristics & Applications: • CBW® Golden Light (Powder) is a dry, 100% pure malted barley extract made from 100% Briess malts and water. • CBW® Golden Light can be used in the production of all extract beer styles and to adjust the color, flavor and gravity of all grain beers. • Advantages of using extract in a brewhouse include: o Save time. o Increase capacity/boost productivity. o Extends the brew size by adding malt solids to the wort. o Boost gravity. o Adjust color. o Improve body and head retention. • Briess Malt & Ingredients Company is the only vertically integrated malting company in North America. That means we make our pure malt extracts from our own malt so you are assured of receiving only the fullest flavored, freshest, pure malt extracts for top brewhouse performance. • All styles of extract beer, and to adjust the color, flavor and gravity of all grain beers.

  • .5 lbs Molasses

    Molasses

    Imparts strong sweet flavor. Use in stouts and porters.

  • .5 lbs Dark Brown Sugar

    Dark Brown Sugar

    Imparts rich, sweet flavor. Use in Scottish ales, old ales and holiday beers.

  • .5 oz Nugget - 13.5 AA% pellets; boiled 60 min

    Nugget

    This is very bitter and often used in medium to dark ales and lagers. Aroma is quite heavy and herbal.

  • 1 oz Brambling Cross - 7.3 AA% pellets; boiled 30 min

    Brambling Cross

    Grandparent of Saxon and Viking, they have a unique toasty, buttery, slighly resiny aroma with some woody notes.

  • .5 oz East Kent Goldings - 7.2 AA% pellets; boiled 15 min

    East Kent Goldings

    Mild, slightly flowery.

  • .5 oz East Kent Goldings - 7.2 AA% pellets; boiled 1 min

    East Kent Goldings

    Mild, slightly flowery.

  • White Labs WLP028 Edinburgh Scottish Ale

    White Labs WLP028 Edinburgh Scottish Ale

    Scotland is famous for its malty, strong ales. This yeast can reproduce complex, flavorful Scottish style ales. This yeast can be an everyday strain, similar to WLP001. Hop character is not muted with this strain, as it is with WLP002.

Notes

Steeped Grains at 151 degrees for 45 minutes and raised temprature to 158 for 15 minutes. Sparged with a gallon of water at 170 degrees. Added CBW Light DME at 60 minutes. Added Muntons DME at 45 minutes. Added LME, Brown Sugar, and Molasses at 15 minutes. OG 1.083. FG 1.021. 8.2% ABV.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 9 - Scottish and Irish Ale

Subcategory: E - Strong Scotch Ale

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.082 1.070 - 1.130
Terminal Gravity: 1.022 1.018 - 1.056
Color: 19.5 SRM 14 - 25
Alcohol: 8.0% ABV 6.50% - 10.00%
Bitterness: 33.1 IBU 17.00 - 35.00

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