Recipes

Brown-Eyed Women

Scott Lothamer, member of the Diablo Order of Zymiracle Enthusiasts (DOZE), earned a gold medal for “Brown-Eyed Women” in Category 9: Scottish and Irish Ale at the 2011 National Homebrew Competition. This sessionable ale is malt forward with a restrained hop profile, which reflects the indigenous ingredients of Scotland.

Brown-Eyed Women | Scottish Heavy 70/-

Ingredients

  • For 6 gallons (22.71 L)
    • 8.5 lb (3.86 kg) | British pale malt
    • 3.0 oz (85 g) | roast barley
    • 0.75 oz (21 g) | East Kent Golding hops (5% AA) at 60 minutes
    • White Labs WLP028 Edinburgh Scottish ale yeast

    Specifications

    • Original Gravity: 1.040
    • Final Gravity: 1.013
    • ABV: 3.5%
    • IBU: 16
    • SRM: n/a
    • Boil Time: 60 minutes
    • Efficiency: n/a
    • Pre-boil Volume: n/a
    • Pre-boil Gravity: n/a

    Directions

    • Mash grains at 154°F (68°C) for 90 minutes.
    • Add hops at beggining of boil.
    • Cool wort, transfer to a fermentation vessel and pitch the appropriate amount of yeast.
    • Primary Fermentation: 65°F (18°C)