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Home » Recipes » Brouwerij Van Citters Scotch Wee Heavy
Brouwerij Van Citters Scotch Wee Heavy
Mr. Gregg did a masterful job with this Wee Heavy of his from an April brew session. Coming in just behind John's Aitchie Heavy, this is a fantastic example of the Wee Heavy style, redolent of plums and prunes with just a hint of roastiness and smoke to add extra dimension.
Style:    Wee Heavy / Strong Scotch Ale
Brewed by:    Gregg Van Citters
Batch Size:    5.0 Gallons
Boil Time:    90 Minutes
Estimated OG:    1.086
Actual OG:    1.088
Est IBU:    25.3
Est SRM:    18.0
Efficency:    77%
Recipe Index | Promash File
Grains, Extracts, Sugars
Malt Name Maltster Amount Percentage
Marris Otter Crisp 11.0 lbs 71.4%
Munich Briess 2.5 lbs 16.2%
Aromatic Dingemans 0.5 lbs 3.2%
Flaked Oats 0.5 lbs 3.2%
Wheat Malt Weyermann 0.5 lbs 3.2%
Roasted Barley Hugh Baird 0.2 lbs 1.3%
Chocolate Malt 0.1 lbs 0.6%
Peated Malt Hugh Baird 0.1 lbs 0.6%
Hops
Name Form Alpha Amount Time
Northern Brewer Pellet 6.2% 1.0 oz 60
Northern Brewer Pellet 6.2% 0.4 oz 15
Northern Brewer Pellet 6.2% 0.2 oz 5
Yeast
Man. Code Name Type Amount (Starter)
Wyeast 1728 Scottish Ale Ale
Mash Schedule
Step Rest Temp Rest Time Heat Water
Sac Rest 158°F 30 Direct 3.4 Gallons
Mash Out 170°F 10
Sparge 180°F 30
Extras
.15 ozIrish Moss (15 minutes boil)
Notes
Gregg's notes below

Dark grains soaked in cold water beginning at brew time until knockout

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