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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
Scottish Ale
5.5 gal 5.52% 26.88 1.056 1.014
All Grain 8063
#56 Scottish export 80/-
30 L 5.4% 25.15 1.060 1.019
All Grain 3697
belhaven 80
10 L 4.26% 21.78 1.044 1.012
BIAB 2942
Stonecutter Scotch Ale
21 L 4.73% 29.99 1.053 1.017
All Grain 2703
Scottish Ale 80/- !!!
42 L 5.5% 24.96 1.051 1.009
All Grain 2554
#53 Caroli's Scottish Ale
40 L 4.13% 14.76 1.048 1.016
All Grain 2494
Fatboy Scottish Export/80
75 L 6.47% 3.98 1.062 1.013
All Grain 2178
SteinBrew
70 gal 5.06% 19.79 1.050 1.011
All Grain 1903
14C1. Scottish Export (80/-)
5.5 gal 4.82% 26.23 1.050 1.013
All Grain 1856
Maple Scotch Ale
5.75 gal 4.45% 24.44 1.053 1.020
All Grain 1795

Newest Scottish Export Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Scotiish
30 L 5.69% 16.3 1.058 1.014
All Grain 11
Smoke scotish
18 L 5.33% 17.06 1.053 1.013
All Grain 10
LVBC Xmas 2023 Scot Export Ale
20 L 5.05% 28.84 1.046 1.008
All Grain 21
Scottish 80
5.5 gal 4.11% 27.48 1.042 1.011
BIAB 45
Scottish Ale Export [14.14C]
19 L 5.49749% 18.6301 1.054 1.012
All Grain 41
IronBrew KiltLifter 2.0
30 L 6.61% 25.24 1.064 1.014
All Grain 43
Awesome Recipe
38 L 8.61% 23.2 1.096 1.030
All Grain 20
Test Scottish Ale
6.5 gal 5.24% 24.72 1.053 1.013
All Grain 23
Scottish Export Ale #164
5.5 gal 5.16% 26.69 1.063 1.023
All Grain 36
American Scotch Ale 10bbl
310 gal 6.91% 14.34 1.063 1.011
All Grain 41

Fermentables Used In Scottish Export Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 162 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 70% 4% - 100%
Caramel / Crystal 60L 86 Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 7% 1% - 29%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 86 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 5% 1% - 13%
American - Roasted Barley 84 American Grain roasted malt 300°L
33 2% 0% - 8%
US - Pale 2-Row 78 US Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 68% 7% - 100%
American - Chocolate 77 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 2% 0% - 7%
United Kingdom - Golden Promise 72 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3°L
37 70% 5% - 97%
United Kingdom - Roasted Barley 61 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 550°L
29 4% 0% - 100%
Munich - Light 10L 60 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 13% 4% - 65%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 56 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 207 5 55% 2% - 100%
Fuggles 124 4.5 50% 8% - 100%
Cascade 56 7 47% 4% - 100%
Kent Goldings 48 5 48% 5% - 100%
Magnum 44 15 51% 6% - 100%
Willamette 39 4.5 44% 5% - 100%
Nugget 26 14 50% 8% - 100%
Northern Brewer 22 7.8 57% 10% - 100%
Challenger 21 8.5 53% 13% - 100%
Goldings 19 4.5 46% 9% - 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%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 7 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 31% 13% - 89%
American - Chocolate 7 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 11% 3% - 25%
Special B 7 Grain crystal malt 115°L
34 21% 12% - 38%
Peated Malt 6 Grain specialty malt 2.5°L
38 33% 1% - 100%
United Kingdom - Roasted Barley 5 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 550°L
29 20% 4% - 43%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 5 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 37% 15% - 52%
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%

Yeasts Used In Scottish Export Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Wyeast - Scottish Ale 1728 135 Wyeast Ale 0.12 High 71% 55°F 75°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 125 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - Edinburgh Scottish Ale Yeast WLP028 75 White Labs Ale Med-High Medium 72.5% 65°F 70°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 69 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 22 Imperial Yeast Ale Medium 72.5% 65°F 70°F
Mangrove Jack - Empire Ale M15 15 Mangrove Jack Ale n/a Med-High 72.5% 70°F 75°F
Omega Yeast Labs - Scottish Ale OYL-015 10 Omega Yeast Labs British Ales 0.1 Medium 75% 65°F 70°F
Lallemand - LALBREW┬« WINDSOR BRITISH-STYLE BEER YEAST 9 Lallemand Ales Medium Low 70% 59°F 72°F
Wyeast - Irish Ale 1084 8 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Medium 73% 62°F 72°F

Other Ingredients Used In Scottish Export Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 110 Water Agt Mash 19% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 65 Water Agt Mash 20% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 59 Water Agt Mash 10% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 54 Fining Boil 56% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 49 Water Agt Boil 66% 0% - 100%
Chalk 34 Water Agt Mash 17% 0% - 59%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 33 Water Agt Mash 16% 0% - 55%
Phosphoric acid 28 Water Agt Mash 60% 0% - 100%
Baking Soda 27 Water Agt Mash 9% 0% - 60%
Lactic acid 25 Water Agt Mash 74% 0% - 100%

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