Highland Single Malt - 5 Gallon Recipe Kit
This highland Style Single Malt Scotch Whisky boasts no smoke character, just clean, crisp and delicious malt - the same malt that the Scots have been using for years to produce their most delectable Scotch Whiskys (no true Scot spells Whisky with an E!). This single malt may be the easiest and most delicious whisky mash that you ever make, banking on centuries of tradition and high quality ingredients to ensure that the product coming out is as amazing as it can be! If you prefer a more smokey whisky, check out our Islay Single Malt recipe!
Scotch Style Single Malt Whisky
Recipe Kit Details:
Included In Kit:
- All Grains in Recipe, Ground and Bagged Together
- 1 lb of Rice Hulls for Rinsing the Grains
- 100 g of Safspirit M-1 Scottish Whisky Yeast
- Mash and Fermentation Instructions for Best Yield
Bring 5.5 gallons of water to 155° F. Add your mixed grains slowly, making sure that no dough balls form. If you have a 24” x 24” Grain Steeping Bag, use it here. After all of the grain is mixed in, make sure that you’re mash is at 148° F. Let it sit, covered, for 60 minutes. Separate and wash the grain however your system is set up. The grain will absorb approximately 2 gallons of water, so add back 2 gallons of water to get to 5.5 gallons and bring to a boil for 15 minutes. Cool to 75° F and pitch your yeast. Cover with lid and airlock and allow 2 weeks for fermentation to complete for a clean wash. From there, add to your still and distill using your normal process. If you are oak aging, we recommend aging at 125 proof for 2 to 6 weeks using an half of an American Medium Spiral per quart, then diluting to 80 - 100 proof, depending upon what tastes the best. Proof down slowly, 10 or so proof at a time, until the Bourbon style whiskey tastes exactly how you want it to. Try not to drink all at once!
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