Recipe: Wee Peaty Pete

I love my smoked beers, love my scotch style ales, and I really love the Wee Heavy’s that are just a bit smokey.  Here is my Wee Heavy with Peat smoked malt.  Be sure to check out the photos at the end!

Wee Peaty Pete
Strong Scotch Ale
Type: All Grain
Batch Size
(fermenter):
5.00 gal
Boil Size: 6.10 gal
Boil Time: 60 min
Brewhouse Efficiency: 68.00 %
Taste Notes: 8-29-11
Peat malt is very low, barely noticeable.
Malty, a bit hot
Mouthfeel is a bit thin. higher mash temp.
Feels like it is getting astringent
Color is beautiful

Ingredients


Amt

Name

Type

%/IBU
10 lbs Maris Otter (4.00 SRM) Grain 57.7 %
5 lbs Biscuit Malt (23.00 SRM) Grain 28.8 %
1 lbs Caramel/Crystal Malt – 40L (40.00 SRM) Grain 5.8 %
4.0 oz Peat Smoked Malt (2.80 SRM) Grain 1.4 %
1.3 oz Roasted Barley (300.00 SRM) Grain 0.5 %
1.00 oz Williamette [4.80 %] – Boil 90.0 min Hop 14.7 IBUs
1.00 oz Williamette [4.80 %] – Boil 45.0 min Hop 12.6 IBUs
1 lbs Munich Malt (9.00 SRM) Grain 5.8 %
1.0 pkg Scottish Ale (Wyeast Labs #1728) [124.21 ml] Yeast -
Beer Profile
Est Original Gravity: 1.086 SG Measured Original Gravity: 1.082 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.025 SG Measured Final Gravity: 1.018 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 8.1 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 8.5 %
Bitterness: 27.2 IBUs Calories: 282.3 kcal/12oz
Est Color: 20.56 SRM

Mash Profile
Mash Name: Single Infusion, Full Body, Batch Sparge Total Grain Weight: 17 lbs 5.3 oz
Sparge Water: 2.76 gal Grain Temperature: 72.0 F
Sparge Temperature: 168.0 F Tun Temperature: 72.0 F
Adjust Temp for Equipment: FALSE

Mash PH: 5.20

Mash Steps


Name

Description

Step Temperature

Step Time
Mash In Add 5.92 gal of water at 166.1 F 155.0 F 90 min
Sparge Step: Drain mash tun, Batch sparge with 1 steps (2.76gal) of 168.0 F water
Mash Notes: Simple single infusion mash for use with most modern well modified grains (about 95% of the time).

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