Category Archives: 80 shilling ale

Beer Tasting: 80 Shilling Ale

With nearly a month in the keg, the 80 Shilling Ale is ready to formally assess. So, how does it look? Aroma Quite malty, with a distinct caramel and a faint whiff of butterscotch as the beer warms up. No … Continue reading

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80 Shilling Ale Kegged

Today I kegged my 80 shilling ale – it has been in the primary fermenter for just over two weeks. Final gravity is 1.016, down from 1.053, with a resulting abv of 4.9%. The beer is a beautiful amber color … Continue reading

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80 Shilling Ale

In the continued effort to expand my brewing universe, a Scottish ale seems in order. AHA recently posted a recipe for Bonnie Prince Charlie’s 80/- Shilling, an award-winning brew for a style that I’ve not made previously. I’m greatly intrigued by … Continue reading

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