Recipe: Sheep Drool Brown Ale

Sheep Drool is based off of a Big Sky Brewing Moose Drool clone I found here: http://www.brew365.com/beer_moose_drool.php.  I added more malt to kick up the alcohol, and added some peated malt. (Probably way too much. I’m going to read up on using smoked malts and dial it down.) I add peated malt to most of my beers. It’s a nod to my Scottish ancestry, and I’ve found it adds a nice character. Enjoy!

Batch size: 5.5 gal
Boil volume: 6.5 gal
OG: 1.064
FG: 1.016
Bitterness (IBU): 24.4
Color (SRM): 21.7
ABV: 6.3%

[Grains]
Two-row (US) 10.500lb Grain 75.2%
Crystal 60L 1.000lb Grain 7.2%
Crystal 20L 0.500lb Grain 3.6%
CaraPils 0.500lb Grain 3.6%
Flaked Oats 0.500lb Adjunct 3.6%
Peated Malt 0.500lb Grain 3.6%
Chocolate Malt (US) 0.333lb Grain 2.4%
Black Patent (US) 0.125lb Grain 0.9%

[Hops]
Kent Golding 1.00oz 5.1% AA Pellet @ 60 min, 15.4 IBU
Liberty 1.00oz 2.7% AA Pellet @ 30 min, 6.3 IBU
Willamette 1.00oz 4.5% AA Pellet @ 5 min, 2.7 IBU
Generic Hops 0.75oz 10.0% AA Pellet @ 0 min, 0.0 IBU

[Yeast/Other]
White Labs Scottish Ale Yeast

[Recipe Notes]
Mash at 154° for 60 minutes
Sparge as usual.
Boil for 60 minutes
Ferment 66° to 68°

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