BrewBlog: Heather Wee Heavy Scotch Ale
General Information
Method: All Grain
Cost: 35

Scotch Ale pretty standard recipe.


So I got a stuck mash and had to drain off with a gallon pitcher and re add water then more water which is why I think that my OG is way off. 1.096 expected but on got 1.052

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Malts and Grains
2 0z Heather Tips @ dry heather minutes  
Total Boil Time: 90 minutes
Name: Scottish Ale
Manufacturer: Wyeast
Product ID: 1728
Type: Ale
Flocculation: High
Attenuation: 71%
Temperature Range: 55–75°F
Amount: 375 ml
Equipment Profile

7 Gallon/26.5 Liter Kettle and 5 Gallon/19 Liter Cooler Mash Tun

Batch Size: 5.00 gallons Boil Volume: 6.00 gallons
Evaporation Rate: 9.00% per hour Mash Tun Dead Space: 0.25 gallons
Efficiency: 72% Mash Tun Weight: 4.00 pounds
Hop Utilization: 100% Mash Tun Volume: 5.00 gallons
Loss: 0.25 gallons Mash Tun Specific Heat: 0.30 Cal/gram per °C
Mash Profile

Cereal Mash and Single Infusion Mash

Grain Temperature: 72°F Tun Temperature: 72°F
Sparge Temperature: 168°F PH: 5.4

Boil cereal adjuncts to add to infusion mash.


# Name Type Time Temp. Description
1 Protein Rest Infusion 30 min. 104°F

Add 30% of mash water at 111° F / 44° C

2 Protein Rest Infusion 45 min. 122°F

Add 10% of mash water at 181° F / 83° C

3 Saccharification Infusion 60 min. 150°F

Add 25% of mash water at 200° F / 93° C

4 Mash Out Infusion 10 min. 168°F

Add 35% of mash water at 208° F / 98° C

Primary: 10 days @ 70° F
Secondary: 30 days @ 70° F
Age: 30 days @ 70° F
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