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Buzzcrafters Scottish Bitter

196 calories 21.1 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Scottish Export
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7 gallons
Post Boil Size: 5.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.047 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.059 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 73% (brew house)
Calories: 196 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 21.1 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Saturday March 9th 2019
1.059
1.016
5.7%
28.7
13.9
5.5
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
10 lb United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale10 lb Maris Otter Pale 38 3.75 83.3%
1 lb United Kingdom - Brown1 lb Brown 32 65 8.3%
1 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 40L1 lb Caramel / Crystal 40L 34 40 8.3%
12 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.95 oz East Kent Goldings0.95 oz East Kent Goldings Hops Pellet 6.1 Boil 60 min 16.53 32.2%
0.40 oz East Kent Goldings0.4 oz East Kent Goldings Hops Pellet 5.2 Boil at 150 °F 15 min 2.94 13.6%
1 oz Fuggles1 oz Fuggles Hops Pellet 5.5 Boil 15 min 7.78 33.9%
0.60 oz Saaz0.6 oz Saaz Hops Pellet 3.3 Boil 5 min 1.41 20.3%
2.95 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
4 gal Infusion -- 151 °F 60 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.33 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
10 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
 
Yeast
Wyeast - Scottish Ale 1728
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
71%
Flocculation:
High
Optimum Temp:
55 - 75 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
62 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 106 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 1.02 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
270 41 113 85 720 270
add 10g gypsum and 4g table salt to mash
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

brewed: Saturday March 16

grain temp: 59° F
mash temp: 151° F (held for 60 minutes)
pitch temp: 65° F
ferment temp on Sunday: 64° F; add 2 frozen water bottles

This is not a historical recipe. I've taken the grain and hops bill from a traditional English bitter and paired it with Scottish Ale yeast to see what the results will be.


bottled: Saturday, March 30
Prime with 5.0 oz. corn sugar boiled in 2 cups water
Crown seal color: purple
Yield: 58 bottles
OG = 1.057, FG = 1.012, xxx% ABV
Color: orange, possibly 12 SRM


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