Scotch Ale - All Grain Beer Brewing Kit (5 Gallons)

Scotch Ale - All Grain Beer Brewing Kit (5 Gallons)

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This Scotch Ale recipe is a huge, malty beer with a deep rich copper color. Scotch Ales have a flavor a little reminiscent of single malt Scotch with smoky overtones and roasted flavors. With a 1.075 to 1.080 starting gravity and 24 IBU of bitterness, it is distinctly malty, but not cloying like some Scotch Ale recipes. Scotch Ale strains typically ferment well down to 60 degrees and leave behind very few esters or fruity flavors, emphasizing the malt.

Estimated Original Gravity:1.082-86
SRM (Color Range: 18
IBU's: 21-23 Estimated Alcohol Percentage: 8%


Our recipe kits DO NOT include grain bags, yeast or priming sugar. To find our yeast recommendations, choose your preferred kit option above and then select the drop-down menu under “Yeast Options”.  For more info, click on the recommended yeast(s) below in the “You Might Also Need” section below. All grains will come milled, unless you select unmilled base malts.


ABV %8
Beer StyleSpecialty
Ready to Drink Within4-8 Weeks
Alcohol ContentHigh (7-9%)
BitternessLow (10-25ibu)
Fermentation Temp Range64-72
Brewing MethodAll Grain
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Why did you choose this?
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Because it has low IBU's
Gary S on Oct 27, 2020
For my beer club competition
Scott S on May 22, 2020
Because it has low IBU's
Gary S on Oct 27, 2020
There are hop heads and Malt Mouths. And while I can go both ways I'm the latter of the two.
Michael Tapscott on Oct 6, 2020
For my beer club competition
Scott S on May 22, 2020
What a deal!
Dean K on May 21, 2020
Love me some Scotch Ale, can't wait to try it!
Daniel I on May 21, 2020
Got Scottish Ale in 'Hogwarts' Orlando
Kay B on Aug 28, 2019
looked interesting.
William F on Jun 26, 2019
Excellent value on a great beer
FRED Z on Jun 7, 2019
Taste good
Clem G on May 2, 2019
Kit of the week
Jim K on Apr 15, 2019
sounds good
Thomas C on Apr 12, 2019
What a deal!!!
Dean K on Apr 12, 2019
great price!!
Dave F on Apr 11, 2019
It sounds malty, I like malty
Scott B on Apr 11, 2019
Wife pick
John K on Feb 4, 2019
There are hop heads and Malt Mouths. And while I can go both ways I'm the latter of the two.
Michael Tapscott on Oct 6, 2020
What a deal!
Dean K on May 21, 2020

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Rated 5 out of 5
Very nice ale
A nice “wee heavy” ale. I brewed the AGK version using a single infusion at a 153 mash temp, standard mash out and fly sparge. Utilized Edinburgh Ale yeast in a 1L starter. 2 week fermentation and 2 week bottle condition to first sample, good color & carbonation with solid head retention.

It is a bit less sweet than some other scotch ale's I've had but overall quite tasty and true to the style. Yes I would brew this again.
June 21, 2020
8 months ago
Rated 2 out of 5
Sent me an all-grain kit with extract instructions!
Ordered the all-grain kit. On brew day I'm mashing according to the instruction in the package. Thirty minutes in and I realize you sent me the extract instructions. Mashed for thirty minutes at way too high temp. I take some blame on this for not reading everything before I start. For us new to brewing people, this can be an easy mistake. May make a big difference in taste. being new to brewing, I'm not sure. I'll try to update this when get a chance to taste the beer. For now, two stars.
May 25, 2020
8 months ago
Response from MoreFlavor
We are so sorry for our mixup that caused you such a headache and trouble with your batch. We try our best to get your everything you need for a hassle-free brewday. While we hope this batch comes out great, please give us a call and we will get you a replacement kit for a redemption brew. Our phone number is 1-800-600-0033 or you can email in to info@moreflavor.com. We are here 7 days a week and always ready and eager to help you make the best beer possible every time. CHeers!
May 26, 2020
Malcolm MB
Rated 5 out of 5
Added oak cubes soaked in bourbon as well as vanilla beans after racking to secondary. Turned out quite tasty.
Final result...not too shabby...
Final result...not too shabby...
January 24, 2018
over 3 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
3rd time buying this one
Very smooth, everyone that I know keeps asking me to make this one again.
June 11, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5
Great base beer
I pitched in some of the White Labs High Gravity Ale Yeast (WLP099) and this turned out great! The flavor/aroma turned out more similar to a Belgian quad than a Scotch ale. I've found this a great base beer for experimenting with. I'm ordering more now!
December 15, 2015
Rated 3 out of 5
Not what I expected
I expected more of this recipe. Very standard Scottish ale, didn?t get the body and sweetness I like of Scottish ales.
May 30, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5
Great beer
Turned out amazing and I will be buying this one again. Great to have on tap to balance out offerings of IPA or Pils.
May 30, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5
Great Kit
Was a very nice beer! Not disappointed!
May 4, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5
just like kiltlifter
Yep I made this beer twice and dumped each batch. I thought I'd really screwed up the process, because to me it was terrible. Then I bought a Kiltlifter from Moyans brewery and It tasted very similar to what I had produced. So If that beer flavor is what you want then, this is the kit! I guess my palate just doesn't get the scottish yeast. I'll rate this product a 4 because it sure does taste like scottish beer, I just should have tried some before plunging in.
January 25, 2013