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Scotch Special Bitter

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jester5120

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Location
DuBois
Recipe Type
All Grain
Yeast
Nottingham
Yeast Starter
-
Batch Size (Gallons)
5
Original Gravity
1.040
Final Gravity
1.008
Boiling Time (Minutes)
60
IBU
26.9
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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