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Spiced Winter Ale All-Grain Kit


SKU# U1584

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A Scottish-style ale is the medium-bodied, malty, clean base beer for a blend of spices.

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Before hops became the conventional flavoring for beer, medieval European brewers used proprietary spice mixtures, and many modern breweries still use a blend of spices along with hops for seasonally-brewed holiday beers. We started with a Scottish-style ale and added a blend of spices to create a medium-bodied, malty, clean base beer with a sweet, exotic spice character reminiscent of mulled wine.

Additional Information
Beer Kit Yield 5 Gallons
Recipe and Instructions Click Here for Spiced Winter Ale All-Grain Kit Brewing Instructions
Regional Style No
Original Gravity 1047
Total Time to Make 6 weeks
4.3 / 5.0
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Wonderful beer
Bought this on sale. Easy to make, and just the right amount of spice. Wife usually likes only IPA's, but she loves this one.

Going to buy this again and again.

BTW, can someone give a breakdown of the spices?

thank you
June 5, 2017
Spice Profile Settled Over Time...
I brewed this batch on 9/28 (primary only) and bottled on 10/13. I used the full spice mixture, and the flavor really galled me until this weekend 11/22. The flavors have melded well and this has turned out to be a very nice winter ale. I am a fan!
November 24, 2014
Glad I tried it.
This was a great beer during Halloween to Thanksgiving time, and because I wanted to try something new. It tastes a little bit like a pumpkin ale. I did not get the big malty character out if it like others, may have mashed too low. In the end, it's a good beer that all people can enjoy and especially if you are looking for something different to brew.
November 14, 2015
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I lost the spice packet. Anyone know what the spices are?
Jeremy B on Jul 25, 2017
BEST ANSWER: They are usually close to what is used for wine mulling spices. Usually a combination of cinnamon, allspice, etc. I've seen them sold separately. Check the ingredient store inventory.

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