Young's Harvest Scottish Heavy Beer Kit - Almost Off Grid

Young's Harvest Scottish Heavy Beer Kit

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Young's Harvest Scottish Heavy Beer Kit.

Young's Harvest Scottish Heavy Beer Kit produces a distinctive Ale. Scottish Heavy is a great alternative to a normal bitter. It is higher in alcohol and a little less hoppy.

This well-priced kit is designed to produce 40 pints (23 litres) of Scottish Heavy in as little as 21-28 days.

Just add brewing sugar and water.

Please note: all beer kits recommend using Brewer's Sugar (Dextrose) rather than standard granulated sugar. This is because brewing sugar will start quicker and ferment more cleanly. You will find brewing sugar here.

Beer making equipment and sugar not included. Need a Starter Kit for making beer, wine and cider?

Why do you recommend using brewing sugar instead of household sugar?

Brewing Sugar is Dextrose Monohydrate. It is different to standard household sugar, which is sucrose. Household sugar takes longer to be absorbed by the yeast, which can then produce bi-products and impurities. This can affect the final taste. If you use household sugar, you may end up with a less satisfactory product at the end.

What are the major benefits of brewing sugar over household sugar?

The benefits include

    • Dissolving more quickly;

    • Fermenting more easily;

    • Can produce a higher yield;

    • Can produce a cleaner flavour.