Exploring Scottish Beers from Shillings to Wee Heavy
Some of the most flavorful and misunderstood beers come from Scotland. Wee Heavy and Shilling Ales once dominated pubs and tap lists, but have lost favor for more hop-forward styles. However, these beers, and their history, are worth a closer look.
Scottish-Style 80- Shilling Ale Recipe
The Scottish 80, also called an “export” by the BJCP guidelines, is a strong ale by Scottish standards. The export name means that this is an ale with a higher alcohol content (3.9 to 4.9 percent) that was intended to survive trans-Atlantic voyages.
Homebrew Fundamentals for Saisons and Bières de Garde
Whether or not you have a farmhouse, you can brew these interesting farmhouse ale styles.
Belgian Saison in the Style of Saison Dupont Recipe
Brew this saison that is modeled on Saison Dupont, the definitive example of this beer style.
High-Gravity Saison with Chinese White Pepper and Bitter Orange Peel Recipe
Here’s a conventionally made saison with the OG kicked up to 1.080 and a good dose of Chinese white pepper and bitter orange peel.