Town Hall Hope and King Scotch Ale Pro Series Extract Kit

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The Pro Series beer kits have been developed in conjunction with professional brewers, using their own award-winning beer recipes.

Town Hall Brewery's beer is renowned throughout the US, but only available at their amazing brewpubs in Minneapolis - until now. One of a handful of breweries to have an "A" rating on BeerAdvocate.com, it is known for producing high-quality beers in both experimental and classic styles.

An interpretation of the classic scotch ale that originated in Glasgow, Scotland. A full-bodied ale, rich in malt complexity.

Recommended: 2-stage fermentation and yeast starter.

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Bronze Medal Winner, 2002 and 2004 Great American Beer Festival, Gold Medal Winner, 2011 Great American Beer Festival. "Our interpretation of the classic ale that originated in Glasgow, Scotland. A full-bodied ale, rich in malt complexity. Brewed with both English and American barley and many, many specialty malts allowing hints of roasted chocolate, caramel and raisins with very little hop presence." - Town Hall Head Brewer Mike Hoops.

Recommended: 2-stage fermentation and yeast starter.
Additional Information
Beer Kit Yield5 Gallons
Recipe and InstructionsClick Here for Town Hall Hope and King Scotch Ale Pro Series Extract Kit Brewing Instructions
Regional StyleBritish
Original Gravity1060
Total Time to Make2 months
Reviews
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scotch ale
This has an unbelievable malty flavor and lightly hopped the way scotch ale is.Everybody loves scotch ale if they have had one, it's hard to stop at one.If you are a knew brewer or an old one you will like this brew.Happy brewing
November 19, 2015
Absolutely delicious! You won't be dissappointed in this kit!
I typically brew all grain, but due to it being winter and cold outside, I decided to try a kit. I'm a fan of Town Hall brewer, so I thought I'd give this kit a go. I was pleasantly surprised! It doesn't have the "kit" flavor I was expecting. In fact, all of my guests have not been able to guess this came from a kit at all. You do need to give this a full 6 weeks, but if you have the time, it's mouthwateringly delicious! Only problem is that it will be gone very soon because it's a real crowd pleaser.
March 6, 2016
Wonderful beer
When ever I make a beer for the 1st time I follow the recipe exactly. I cannot think of a way to improve on this one (maybe a pound of smoked grains). This is a malty giant and hits the style perfectly. After 3 weeks I transferred to a keg and let it rest another 2 weeks. The result is wonderful clarity, creamy lasting head and a strong backbone at 6.6% abv.
October 1, 2015
gave it as a gift
they didn’t make it yet
January 27, 2016
AWESOME BREW!!
I first brewed this using the wrong yeast by accident. I used Safale 05 dry yeast and instead of using 1/4 oz of Cascade hops as the directions called for, I used the entire 1 oz pack. The beer has a very nice hop flavor and is a very smooth drinker. I have just racked a second batch in which I used the liquid yeast called for and used on 1/4 oz of the Cascade hops. After sampling the beer before racking to the secondary, it is very smooth, without the high hop flavor that my first batch had. This is a GREAT Beer! Will keep this one in rotation.
April 12, 2012
Let it age! You won't be disappointed!
I brewed this may in early May, in primary for 2 weeks, then secondary for 4 weeks. I bottle carbed it and let it sit for three weeks. I have to admit, I was a bit disappointed in this one. It was a decent scotch ale but nothing great. Note to self, this vastly improves with age. My buddy came over to brew with me yesterday and we sampled another bottle and wow did it smooth out to be an incredible Scotch ale! Three months conditioning changed this from a 3 star review to 5 no questions asked.
October 7, 2013
Smoooooth....
This one came out excellent! I followed the recipe (extract kit) but it did take longer to carbonate, more like 3 weeks ( @2 weeks it was quite flat). It now has about 4 weeks in the bottle and is excellent. Very smooth and malt-a-lisious! Just let it condition a bit longer than the 2 weeks and you will be rewarded!! I'll definitely do this one up again.
April 28, 2016
Love Northern Brewer
This is the second kit I have used in my home-brew setup. It is currently in the secondary fermenter, but I am really excited to try it out in a month. I love scotch style ale and since I moved away from the Pacific Northwest, I haven’t been able to enjoy one. As for Northern Brewer, my shipment arrived 24 hours before the scheduled delivery, and the wyeast pack came in an envelope with a cooling pack to preserve it during shipping. I can’t wait until this batch is finished so that I can order my next batch.
May 26, 2016
THHK 2.0 just as good as the first
I brewed this beer four years ago as my sixth homebrew. I wrote a review that my last bottle (almost 2 years old) was the best and that I would definitely brew this again. Because of NB's great selection of recipes it has taken me this long to get to it and it is SOB(Steve's Own Brew)#35. Brewed on 5/7/16. I did a yeast starter with the Wyeast simply because I had never done one and fermentation started within 8 hours. OG of 1.072. Fermented at 64 degrees. Did not secondary and bottled on 6/2. FG of 1.015. I try to stay away from it so that I will have a case this fall but it is hard not to drink it. Malty, caramel, slight taste of raisin(?), and a slight bitterness to it. Tan head that stays throughout the drink and a wonderfully clear brown-ruby color. Give it two or three months to condition and you will be rewarded. Hopefully it won't take another 29 brewings to get to THHK 3.0.
August 3, 2016
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Has anyone aged this beer in a bourbon barrel? How did it turn out?
J F on Apr 4, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Sounds delicious! Let us know how it turns out!

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