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'Bon Scot'ch Ale

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A tribute to the late AC/DC singer Bon Scott and his homeland Scotland. This is a rich scottish ale with a simple single infusion mash and short grain bill.

Name: 'Bon Scot'ch Ale  Style: Scotch Ale  Recipe Type: All Grain  Batch Size: 5 gallons
Original Gravity: 1.062
Mash Efficiency: 70%

Grain Bill:
Two Row Malt: 8lbs 0oz
Cara-Munich Malt: 2lbs 0oz
Chocolate Malt: 0lbs 4oz
Flaked Wheat: 1lbs 0oz
Roast Barley: 0lbs 2oz
Special B Malt: 0lbs 8oz
Scottish Malt: 0lbs 4oz

Hop Schedule:
Hop: Kent Goldings 1oz   5.4% alpha acid   60 minutes
Hop: Williamette .5oz   5.7% alpha acid   60 minutes
Hop: Williamette .5oz   5.7% alpha acid   10 minutes


Combine grain bill and mash at 155 degrees for 60 mins. Batch sparge until wort clears and sparge with 170 degree water until you collect 6.5 gallons of wort.

Add a tsp of gypsum to wort and bring to a boil. After you get a rolling boil, complete hop schedule (total boil time is 60 minutes).

Cool to 70 degrees and pitch with Wyeast 1728 Scottish Ale Yeast.

Ferment under 70 degrees. Rack to glass carboy when bubbling slows to around once per minute.

Bottle/keg when fermentation is complete and enjoy!