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Default All-Grain - Scotch Special Bitter

Recipe Type: All Grain
Yeast: Nottingham
Yeast Starter: -
Batch Size (Gallons): 5
Original Gravity: 1.040
Final Gravity: 1.008
IBU: 26.9
Boiling Time (Minutes): 60
Color: 8.1
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 2 Weeks @ 65
Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): -
Tasting Notes: Strong earthy flavor and slight caramel backbone. Strong Peat flavor initially.

Scotch Special Bitter (not quite in style guidelines for either an esb or scottish 70)

Ingredients for 5 gallons all grain

5 lbs Simpsons Golden Promise (Scottish Marris Otter)
1lb 4oz 2 Row
12oz Crystal 60
6oz Peat Smoked Malt

.25oz CTZ(10 AAU) @ FWH
.25oz CTZ(10 AAU) @ 30
.5oz EKG(6.1 AAU) @15
.5oz EKG(6.1 AAU) @5
1oz EKG(6.1 AAU) DryHop for 1 week

1 Pack Nottingham Ale Yeast

Single infusion mash at 154* for 60 min. Next time I plan to decoction mash this though.

Fermented at 65* until I felt like drinking it.
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