Peek Under Yer Kilt - Highland Ale

Source: Lance Cooley
Recipe added: 06/17/99

Scored 32-36 among 4 judges out of 50 at local contest. I enjoy more smoked flavor, but covers some of the carmel maltiness. Allow 2-3 months to fully condition.


Recipe type: Partial Mash
Batch Size: 5 gallons
Starting Gravity: 1.067
Finishing Gravity: 1.014
Time in Boil: 90 min
Primary Fermentation: 7 days @60-64F in glass
Secondary Fermentation: 14 days @60-64F in glass



Add 1 gal 150F water to grain and rest 30 min at 122-130F stirring every 5 min. Add 0.5 gal boiling water and rest at 150F for 15 min. Add 0.25 gal boiling water and hold at 158F for 45 min, test for conversion. Mash out at 170F for 10 min, and sparge with 2 gal. water at 170F. Transfer to stove, add extract (no hops yet) and boil 15 min. or until color deepens. Add Goldings and boil 50 min. Add Fuggles and boil 5-10 min. Add Irish moss and boil 5 min. Force cool; let trub settle 30-60 min. Siphon into primary, add water and pitch yeast. Do not over prime as carbonation should be low
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