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Beer Style: Scottish Heavy 70/-  (9B)
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5 US gallons

Scottish Heavy 70/-


This Scotch ale recipe yields, I think, a superb beer.


  • 9 pounds, pale ale malt
  • 1 pound, crystal malt
  • 1 pound, Munich malt
  • 1/2 pound, chocolate malt
  • 1/2 ounce, Bullion (60 minutes - 9% alpha)
  • 2 ounces, Fuggles (30 minutes - 4.5% alpha)
  • 3/4 ounce, Golding (10 minutes - 4.9% alpha)
  • 1 teaspoon, Irish moss (30 minutes)
  • Whitbread or Wyeast 1007 ("German Ale")

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.055
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5.00 US Gallons

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Heat 14 quarts for 140F strike heat. Mash in, starch conversion 1--1/2 hour at 154F. Mash out and sparge with 5 gallons at 168F. Boil 1--1/2 hour, adding hops and Irish moss as indicated above.




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 Reviewed by Scott on Sat Apr 14 2018

What have others arrived st for final gravity. Mine started at 1.061 and ended at 1.019.
Just kegged it and can already tell it’s going to be a superb beer 🍻. Thanks for the recipie 😎

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 Reviewed by EDWARD on Sun Aug 27 2017

What was your Final Gravity?

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 Reviewed by Robert on Tue Mar 8 2016

Now on my sixth batch of this recipe,wouldn't change it for the world,now down to a fine T.
Can't heap enough praise on the person who thought it up.
Many many thanks a happy Scot!!!!!

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 Reviewed by Robert on Tue Nov 24 2015

Brilliant pint of beer excellent recipe thanks for sharing!!!
Happy chappie.