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Chimay Tripel

Chimay Tripel

Belgian Tripel • All Grain • 10 gal


Looking for a nice light high alcohol Belgian Tripel

May 2, 2013 at 05:24pm

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Ingredients (All Grain10 gal)

  • 33 lbs 2-Row Brewers Malt; Briess

    2-Row Brewers Malt; Briess

    Mild malty flavor. Characteristics & Applications: • Base malt for all beer styles • Smoother, less grainy flavor than 6-Row Brewers Malt. • Slightly higher yield than 6-Row Brewers Malt. • Slight lower protein than 6-Row Brewers Malt. • Produced from AMBA/BMBRI recommended 2-Row Malting Barley varieties.

  • 2.5 oz Glacier - 5.1 AA% pellets; boiled 90 min


    An excellent new variety with balanced bittering properties combined with a good aroma profile.

  • Wyeast 1214 Belgian Abbey™

    Wyeast 1214 Belgian Abbey™

    Abbey-style top-fermenting yeast, suitable for high-gravity beers. Estery.


Yeast grown from dregs of Chimay Grand Reserve

Style (BJCP)

Category: 18 - Belgian Strong Ale

Subcategory: C - Belgian Tripel

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.084 1.075 - 1.085
Terminal Gravity: 1.011 1.008 - 1.014
Color: 5.9 SRM 4.5 - 7
Alcohol: 9.6% ABV 7.5% - 9.5%
Bitterness: 30.4 IBU 20 - 40



Kegged today.

2013-06-03 7:01pm

Friend took second half of batch and was drinking yesterday. Great beer. Bit cloudy and darker that was looking for. Mine was kegged today and still had quite a bit of sugar. 1.020 FG. Hopefully this will brew out more. Kreusened with 1 pint of Belgian Brown I brewed today.


Second batch brewed 10/13/13

2013-10-13 1:37pm

Hops used: glacier 0.7z, tettnanger aa5.9 1.8z

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