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10-9-17

10-9-17

Belgian Golden Strong Ale • All Grain • 5 gal

leobloom

secondary on 10-23

October 22, 2017 at 06:53pm

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Ingredients (All Grain5 gal)

  • 12 lbs Pilsner Malt; Weyermann

    Pilsner Malt; Weyermann

    German-grown two-row spring barley (2004 harvest). Product Characteristics:Perfect foundation grist for all lagers. Excellent modification and favorable protein and glucan levels. Excellent lautering properties. Provides finished beer with substantial body and mouthfeel, as well as good foam development and head retention. Very flexible grain with high extract efficiency for reliable lager-making in any brew house, including pub ale systems. Yields optimum results for any process⎯from single-step to multi-step infusion, to decoction. Recommended Quantities: Up to 100% of total grain bill. Suitability (beer styles): All lagers, especially Pils/Pilsner/Pilsener, low-alcohol beer, “light“ beer, Belgian beers

  • 1 lbs Corn Sugar

    Corn Sugar

    Use in priming beer or in extract recipes where flaked maize would be used in a mash.

  • 1 oz Columbia - 7.5 AA% whole; boiled 60 min

    Columbia

    A descendant of Fuggle and sister selection of Willamette. Subtle earth and mild fruit tones. Aroma characteristics are similar to Fuggle.—hopunion.com

  • 1 oz Saaz - 3.5 AA% whole; boiled 5 min

    Saaz

    Used for finishing pilseners, continental lagers, and wheats. The aroma is spicy and pleasant with fragrant overtones.

  • Wyeast 3522 Belgian Ardennes™

    Wyeast 3522 Belgian Ardennes™

    One of many great beer yeasts to produce classic Belgian ales. Phenolics develop with increased fermentation temperatures, mild fuitiness and complex spicy character.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 25 - Strong Belgian Ale

Subcategory: C - Belgian Golden Strong Ale

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.072 1.070 - 1.095
Terminal Gravity: 1.009 1.005 - 1.016
Color: 4.9 SRM 3 - 6
Alcohol: 8.3% ABV 7.5% - 10.5%
Bitterness: 32.3 IBU 22 - 35

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