Scotch Ale All-Grain Template

Scotch Ale - All Grain

This recipe is a base template for the Scotch Ale style. While you are welcome to brew this recipe as is it's intended to be used as a starting point for creating your own recipe.

  • Batch Size: 5 gal (18.9 L)
  • Boil Size: 6.5 gal (24.6 L)
  • Boil Time: 60 mins
  • Alcohol by Volume: 8.5%
  • OG: 1.087
  • FG: 1.022
  • IBU: 27.4
  • Color:   23.6 SRM
  • Grains/Fermentables
  • 10 lbs (4.54 kg) Maris Otter (3 °L)
  • 2 lbs (0.91 kg) Crystal 60 (60 °L)
  • 2 lbs (0.91 kg) Brown Malt (65 °L)
  • After Boil
  • 4 oz (113.4 g) Corn Sugar (Dextrose) (0 °L)
  • Hops
  • 1 oz (28.35 g) Brewer's Gold 9.2% AA (Boil - 60 mins)
  • Miscellaneous
  • 1 tsp (4.93 mL) Irish Moss (Boil - 15 mins)
  • Yeast
  • Scottish Ale Yeast (Wyeast 1728) (Liquid)

Infusion Step: Mash at 153 °F (67 °C) for 60 minutes.

Single infusion mash. Add hops and irish moss at times indicated. Cool and pitch yeast.

The final 4 oz of corn sugar are used for bottle priming.

Hold in primary fermentor for 14 days at 65 °F (18 °C).

Transfer to secondary fermentor for 28 days.

Allow to carbonate and age for 14 days.