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Hi good brewers, 3 weeks ago i was in Scotland on holiday the only thing i drank was Bellhaven best a very nice malty beer, i have found a recipe on the net and wondered how close it is to i believe what is an 80/- can anyone help i really want to brew something very close to this, here is the recipe, maybe the yeast is wrong
Bellringer heaven
Scottish Light 80/-

Recipe Specs
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Batch Size (L): 23.0
Total Grain (kg): 4.386
Total Hops (g): 66.81
Original Gravity (OG): 1.043 (°P): 10.7
Final Gravity (FG): 1.010 (°P): 2.6
Alcohol by Volume (ABV): 4.37 %
Colour (SRM): 16.7 (EBC): 32.9
Bitterness (IBU): 29.9 (Average)
Brewhouse Efficiency (%): 70
Boil Time (Minutes): 60

Grain Bill
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3.176 kg Pale Ale Malt (72.42%)
0.876 kg Crystal 60 (19.97%)
0.274 kg Dextrose (6.24%)
0.060 kg Black Patent (1.37%)

Hop Bill
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43.8 g East Kent Golding Pellet (4.7% Alpha) @ 60 Minutes (Boil) (1.9 g/L)
23.0 g Styrian Golding Pellet (4.4% Alpha) @ 10 Minutes (Boil) (1 g/L)

Misc Bill
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Single step Infusion at 66°C for 60 Minutes.
Fermented at 20°C with Danstar Nottingham


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I dunno...my first port of call would be the place they brew it...email them you might be surprised!
 

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I dunno...my first port of call would be the place they brew it...email them you might be surprised!
I had an email from cml yesterday telling me my hops are on there way so i emailed them saying thanks and i mentioned this wonderful ale i had on holiday, just had an email from them with a recipe, how nice is that a proper company :beer1:
 

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Bellhaven best is a cracking beer! Let us know how you get on recipe wise as I may steal it 😂
 

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This may help a little as its from the British Real Ale Book for
Bellhaven 80/-
23ltr
og 1040
fg 1008
abv 4.2
ebu 29

pale malt 3450
white sugar 295
crystal malt 98
black malt 59
hops @ 90 mins 39g whitbread goldings
last ten mins of boil 13g whitbread goldings
mash temp 66c
do not know if this the same but deffo a 80/- ale
 

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Hi Baron thats along the lines i have apart from the hops and boil time, i will get there, there is a lot of info on their website ie malts hops but that is part of the jigsaw putting it together is the hard bit athumb..
 

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I think the hops you are using are probably a good substitute as that is what I would use, also these are very old recipes from this book and I would drop the boil to 60 mins as your recipe suggests
 

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