Wee Heavy – 2020 Winning Recipe

Wee Bit O Coal – Wee Heavy

Gordon Nicol’s Wee Heavy took gold in the Scottish category at the 2020 Competition, going on to come second in Best In Show. He’s kindly shared his recipe below.

23L Batch

OG 1.078
FG 1.018
IBU 30
7.91% ABV

Fermentables

85.4% Pale Two Row
3.7% Melanoidin
3.7% Aromatic
3.7% Pale Chocolate
3.7% Dark Crystal 80L

Hops

80g Fuggles (4.5% AA) @60min


Yeast

Nottingham Ale Yeast

Method

Mash at 65C for 75 minutes

Boil time 60 minutes

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