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Chievres

Chievres

Belgian Golden Strong Ale : All Grain : 100 gal

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Medium Bodied, Slightly Malty, with a nice 8%ABV kick on the end. History of the name: In 1918 the town was delivered by the 5th Battalion of the Gordon Highlanders from four years of military occupation during the First World War. The event was commemorated by the naming of one of the town's main streets as Rue Dudley Gordon after the battalion's Lieutenant-Colonel, the Lord Dudley Gordon, who was presented with the key to the town of Chièvres. In return, a present was made to the town of the flag under which the 5th Battalion had fought since 1915

January 29, 2013 at 01:32pm

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Ingredients (All Grain100 gal)

  • 125 lbs Belgian Pils

    Belgian Pils

    Pilsner style malted barley grain.

  • 125 lbs German 2-row Pils

    German 2-row Pils

  • 5 lbs 2-Row Caramel Malt 10L; Briess

    2-Row Caramel Malt 10L; Briess

    Golden color and a candy like sweetness. Characteristics & Applications: • In contrast to Brewers Malt, glassiness is a distinguishing characteristic of Caramel Malt. The glassy endosperm creates the desirable non-fermentable components giving true Caramel Malt the ability to contribute body (mouthfeel), foam foam retention, and extended beer stability, while contributing color and unique caramel flavor. • Caramel 10L is a roasted caramel malt that imparts golden color. • Use 3-7% for Pilsener-style beers for balance. • Use 5-15% to provide color, sweetness and color to light amber beers. • Produced from AMBA/BMBRI recommended 2-Row Malting Barley varieties.

  • 3 lbs Light Brown Sugar

    Light Brown Sugar

    Imparts rich, sweet flavor. Use in Scottish ales, old ales and holiday beers.

  • 6 lbs Corn Flaked (Maize)

    Corn Flaked (Maize)

    Generally a neutral flavor, used to reduce maltiness of beer. Produces beer with a milder, less malty flavor. Uses: Primarily for light Bohemian and Pilsner lagers.

  • 6 lbs Rice Raw

    Rice Raw

    Lightens flavor without taste. Use in American and Asian lagers.

  • 20 oz Hallertauer Mittelfrüher - 4.5 AA% pellets; boiled 90 min

    Hallertauer Mittelfrüher

    Fine, 'Noble'.

  • 5 oz Opal - 6.5 AA% pellets; boiled 25 min

    Opal

    Good high alpha aroma hop. The hop is spicy with subtle citrus.

  • 4 oz Perle - 8.2 AA% pellets; boiled 10 min

    Perle

    Used mainly for its minty bittering and good green hop aromas in all non-pilsener lagersand wheats. Aroma is pleasant and slightly spicy

  • White Labs WLP570 Belgian Golden Ale

    White Labs WLP570 Belgian Golden Ale

    From East Flanders, versatile yeast that can produce light Belgian ales to high gravity Belgian beers (12% ABV). A combination of fruitiness and phenolic characteristics dominate the flavor profile. Some sulfur is produced during fermentation, which will

Style (BJCP)

Category: 18 - Belgian Strong Ale

Subcategory: D - Belgian Golden Strong Ale

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.069 1.070 - 1.095
Terminal Gravity: 1.008 1.005 - 1.016
Color: 6.0 SRM 3 - 6
Alcohol: 8.0% ABV 7.50% - 10.50%
Bitterness: 27.3 IBU 22.00 - 35.00

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