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Scottish Ale - Scottish Export


A malt-focused, generally caramelly beer with perhaps a few esters and occasionally a butterscotch aftertaste. Hops only to balance and support the malt. The malt character can range from dry and grainy to rich, toasty, and caramelly, but is never roasty

Flavor Profile: Entirely malt-focused, with flavors ranging from pale, bready malt with caramel overtones to rich-toasty malt with roasted accents (but never roasty) or a combination thereof. Fruity esters are not required but add depth yet are never high. Hop bitterness

Ingredients: Originally used Scottish pale malt, grits or flaked maize, and brewers caramel for color. Later adapted to use additional ingredients, such as amber and brown malts, crystal and wheat malts, and roasted grains or dark sugars for color but not for the ‘roa

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Top 10 Scottish Export Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
#56 Scottish export 80/-
30 L 5.4% 25.15 1.060 1.019
All Grain 3161
belhaven 80
10 L 4.26% 21.78 1.044 1.012
BIAB 2591
Stonecutter Scotch Ale
21 L 4.73% 29.99 1.053 1.017
All Grain 2367
Scottish Ale 80/- !!!
42 L 5.5% 24.96 1.051 1.009
All Grain 2192
#53 Caroli's Scottish Ale
40 L 4.13% 14.76 1.048 1.016
All Grain 2123
Fatboy Scottish Export/80
75 L 6.47% 3.98 1.062 1.013
All Grain 1701
SteinBrew
70 gal 5.06% 19.79 1.050 1.011
All Grain 1632
Maple Scotch Ale
5.75 gal 4.45% 24.44 1.053 1.020
All Grain 1580
14C1. Scottish Export (80/-)
5.5 gal 4.82% 26.23 1.050 1.013
All Grain 1564
#24 Ninety Shilling
5.51 gal 6% 20.95 1.060 1.015
All Grain 1388

Newest Scottish Export Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Roasty Pub Ale
2.75 gal 4.36% 26.58 1.043 1.010
BIAB 86
Scots
465 gal 5.98% 26.57 1.061 1.015
All Grain 29
scottish ale
150 L 5.02% 19.28 1.050 1.012
All Grain 28
Stand Sure Scottish Export
5 gal 6.3% 32.95 1.068 1.020
All Grain 36
SCOTICH ANTORHA 1
150 L 4.55% 9.76 1.047 1.012
All Grain 54
Burns Day Scotch Ale
190 L 5.01% 16.96 1.051 1.013
All Grain 34
SCOTTISH EXPORT PREMIUM
19 L 6.39% 15.21 1.059 1.011
All Grain 42
Mac Dubh 80/-
6 gal 6.49% 36.61 1.073 1.023
extract 22
Scottish 80 Shilling Export
5 gal 4.68% 28.16 1.048 1.012
extract 38
Wee Heavy
3.75 gal 8.94% 33.87 1.089 1.021
All Grain 152

Fermentables Used In Scottish Export Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 154 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 70% 4% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 83 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 5% 1% - 13%
Caramel / Crystal 60L 82 Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 7% 1% - 29%
American - Roasted Barley 81 American Grain roasted malt 300°L
33 2% 1% - 8%
US - Pale 2-Row 75 US Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 69% 7% - 100%
American - Chocolate 70 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 2% 0% - 7%
United Kingdom - Golden Promise 64 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3°L
37 70% 5% - 97%
Munich - Light 10L 60 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 14% 4% - 65%
United Kingdom - Roasted Barley 58 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 550°L
29 4% 0% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 53 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 7% 2% - 18%

Hops Used In Scottish Export Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
East Kent Goldings 203 5 54% 2% - 100%
Fuggles 115 4.5 49% 8% - 100%
Cascade 59 7 50% 4% - 100%
Kent Goldings 53 5 53% 5% - 100%
Magnum 42 15 48% 14% - 100%
Willamette 40 4.5 45% 5% - 100%
Nugget 25 14 48% 8% - 100%
Goldings 20 4.5 44% 9% - 100%
Challenger 19 8.5 49% 13% - 100%
Northern Brewer 19 7.8 54% 10% - 100%

Steeping Grains Used In Scottish Export Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Caramel / Crystal 60L 10 Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 52% 14% - 100%
Belgian - Special B 7 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 21% 12% - 38%
Peated Malt 6 Grain specialty malt 2.5°L
38 33% 1% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 6 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 32% 13% - 89%
American - Chocolate 6 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 12% 6% - 25%
United Kingdom - Roasted Barley 5 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 550°L
29 20% 4% - 43%
United Kingdom - Black Patent 5 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 525°L
27 14% 5% - 29%
Aromatic Malt 4 Grain specialty malt 20°L
35 22% 12% - 33%
Smoked Malt 4 Grain smoked malt 5°L
37 19% 9% - 31%
American - Roasted Barley 4 American Grain roasted malt 300°L
33 17% 9% - 33%

Yeasts Used In Scottish Export Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Wyeast - Scottish Ale 1728 125 Wyeast Ale 0.12 High 71% 55°F 75°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 108 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - Edinburgh Scottish Ale Yeast WLP028 68 White Labs Ale Med-High Medium 72.5% 65°F 70°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 66 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 25 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Imperial Yeast - A31 Tartan 21 Imperial Yeast Ale Medium 72.5% 65°F 70°F
Mangrove Jack - Empire Ale M15 13 Mangrove Jack Ale n/a Med-High 72.5% 70°F 75°F
Wyeast - Irish Ale 1084 7 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Medium 73% 62°F 72°F
Omega Yeast Labs - Scottish Ale OYL-015 7 Omega Yeast Labs British Ales 0.1 Medium 75% 65°F 70°F
White Labs - English Ale Yeast WLP002 6 White Labs Ale Medium Very High 66.5% 65°F 68°F

Other Ingredients Used In Scottish Export Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 88 Water Agt Mash 21% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 53 Water Agt Mash 19% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 48 Fining Boil 57% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 46 Water Agt Mash 11% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 44 Fining Boil 66% 0% - 100%
Chalk 32 Water Agt Mash 18% 0% - 59%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 24 Water Agt Mash 17% 0% - 54%
Phosphoric acid 22 Water Agt Mash 62% 0% - 100%
Baking Soda 20 Water Agt Mash 13% 0% - 60%
Citric acid 19 Water Agt Mash 20% 0% - 96%

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