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ABMB Belial Blonde Ale II

ABMB Belial Blonde Ale II

Belgian Golden Strong Ale : All Grain : 10 gal

cleone

Well balanced and delicious Duval / Orval hybrid. Hands down, my favorite recipe. Oh, behave . .

October 10, 2006 at 08:42pm

5.0/5.0 1 rating

Ingredients (All Grain10 gal)

  • 23 lbs Belgian Pils

    Belgian Pils

    Pilsner style malted barley grain.

  • 0.94 lbs Belgian Cara-Pils

    Belgian Cara-Pils

    Significantly increases foam/head retention and body of the beer.

  • 2.66 lbs Corn Sugar

    Corn Sugar

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

  • 2.14 oz Styrian Goldings - 6.0 AA% pellets; boiled 60 min

    Styrian Goldings

    Mild, pleasant.

  • 0.88 oz Czech Saaz - 5.0 AA% pellets; boiled 10 min

    Czech Saaz

    Very mild. 'Noble'.

  • 0.88 oz Czech Saaz - 5.0 AA% pellets; boiled 1 min

    Czech Saaz

    Very mild. 'Noble'.

  • 1.66 tbsp Irish Moss (last 15 mins of boil) - (omitted from calculations)

    Irish Moss (last 15 mins of boil)

  • Wyeast 1388 Belgian Strong Ale™

    Wyeast 1388 Belgian Strong Ale™

    Robust flavor yeast with moderate to high alcohol tolerance. Fruity nose and palate, dry, tart finish.

Notes

Step mash for 30mins each @ 122F, 148F and 158F. After transferring to secondary, allow any residual fermentation to complete and then lager between 34F - 38F for 1 - 2 months to clarify. If bottling, prime with 1 cup corn sugar per 5 gallons.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 18 - Belgian Strong Ale

Subcategory: D - Belgian Golden Strong Ale

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.072 1.070 - 1.095
Terminal Gravity: 1.011 1.005 - 1.016
Color: 4.9 SRM 3 - 6
Alcohol: 8.1% ABV 7.50% - 10.50%
Bitterness: 31.6 IBU 22.00 - 35.00

Discussion

cleone

My flagship recipe

2008-05-05 5:27pm

Can't go wrong with this one.

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