Wee Heavy, A Strong Scotch Ale

Recipe Supplied by: 
Mark Edelson, Iron Hill Brewery, Media, PA.
About this Recipe: 

This beer won a bronze medal in the Strong Scotch Ale category at the 2001 Great American Beer Festival.

Brewer's comments: "Yeah, yeah, I know purists don't think peated malt belongs in this product, but in small amounts it adds great complexity. The judges seem to agree."

13 lbs Maris Otter Pale Malt
1.5 lb Carapils®
6 oz Roasted Barley
6 oz Medium Peated Malt

2 oz UK Fuggles (4.3% AA) at 90 min

White Labs WLP028 - Edinburgh Scottish Ale Yeast OR
White Labs WLP005, British Ale Yeast

Mash Schedule - Single step infusion at 158 degrees F, mash off at 165 degrees F

Original Gravity: 1.085
Mash Efficiency: 80%
IBU's: 35