Ceridwen 60/- Scotch Ale Ver 1

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Submitted By: AlleywayRover (Shared)
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Batch Size: 5.50 galStyle: Scottish Light (14A)
Boil Size: 7.23 galStyle Guide: BJCP 2015
Color: 19.8 SRMEquipment: House of Gods Brewery
Bitterness: 13.2 IBUsBoil Time: 60 min
Est OG: 1.033 (8.4° P)Mash Profile: Single Infusion, Full Body
Est FG: 1.011 SG (2.7° P)Fermentation: Scottish Ale
ABV: 3.0%Taste Rating: 34.8

Amount Name Type #
8.00 gal Distilled Water Water 1
3.04 g Chalk (Mash 60 min) Misc 2
2.70 g Epsom Salt (MgSO4) (Mash 60 min) Misc 3
1.71 g Baking Soda (Mash 60 min) Misc 4
1.52 g Gypsum (Calcium Sulfate) (Mash 60 min) Misc 5
0.50 g Salt (Mash 60 min) Misc 6
4 lbs 8.00 oz Pale Ale, Golden Promise®™ (Simpsons) (2.5 SRM) Grain 7
1 lbs Munich 20L (Briess) (20.0 SRM) Grain 8
8.00 oz Acid Malt (3.0 SRM) Grain 9
8.00 oz Crystal 60 Malt (Great Western) (60.0 SRM) Grain 10
8.00 oz Victory Malt (25.0 SRM) Grain 11
6.08 oz Chocolate Malt (350.0 SRM) Grain 12
4.00 oz Crystal 120 Malt (Great Western) (120.0 SRM) Grain 13
4.04 g Chalk (Sparge 60 min) Misc 14
3.58 g Epsom Salt (MgSO4) (Sparge 60 min) Misc 15
2.27 g Baking Soda (Sparge 60 min) Misc 16
2.02 g Gypsum (Calcium Sulfate) (Sparge 60 min) Misc 17
0.67 g Salt (Sparge 60 min) Misc 18
0.40 oz HBC 472 [7.7%] - Boil 60 min Hops 19
1.0 pkgs Scottish Ale (Wyeast Labs #1728) Yeast 20

Taste Notes

Average score: 34.75 Midwinter Homebrew Fest Score: 36 Comments were good across the board, it’s hard to figure out what they might have marked me down on. Off the top of my head, actually mashing high for 45min might help add more body and improve the score. Scot Schaar: AROMA AND FLAVOR NOTES: Toasty malts with toffee and caramel notes. Very low herbal hop character. MOUTHFEEL NOTES: Very light body. Moderate carbonation. BALANCE, DRINKABILITY, FINISH, AND AFTERTASTE NOTES: Low hop bitterness but enough roast for balance. Goes down easy. Nice flavor for a below 3% abv beer. Nice job. Yuyu Kim: AROMA AND FLAVOR NOTES: Slightly toffee and sugary, vanilla-like Light toffee and maltiness but also touch of floral and earthiness. APPEARANCE NOTES: Slightly reddish cooper colored, poor head foam and carbonation MOUTHFEEL NOTES: Medium low bodied, carbonation is slightly less, creamy BALANCE, DRINKABILITY, FINISH, AND AFTERTASTE NOTES: Good drinkability as Scottish light, Sweetness and bitterness are balanced when aftertaste. There was any slick or cloying for sweetness, no flaws, relatively good clean fermentation profile. Easy drinking as the “Light” beer KC Beir Meisters: 36 Notes from judges were slightly watery and low body, low sweetness and low carbonation. Considering adding flaked oats to next malt bill and high mashs temp Cascade Cup: 35 One was indecernable and the other described it as a ‘very light scottish light’. Adding more to the idea that it needs to be ‘bigger’ Spring Fling: 32 Third Place We are perhaps reaching the end of this beer’s shelf life as one judge noted that the flavors were ‘muted and starting to fall apart’.


In decoction, remove twice the amount and boil down to reach mash out temp. Went by Beer Smith recomended temp for mash. Was under 2 even after going in a couple of degrees hot. Going to see if I can’t adjust. Mash started at 154. 1 Gallon boiling water raised it to 160 Stirred to 158. 152 by the end of mash Ended up mashing for an hour because I failed to factor in boil-off time for special decoction. Hops were off, did .6 instead of .37 because I can’t read directions. Scooped some out.

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