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Belgian Dark Strong Ale • All Grain • 5 gal



May 18, 2014 at 11:24pm

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Ingredients (All Grain5 gal)

  • 10 lbs Pilsen Malt; Dingemans

    Pilsen Malt; Dingemans

    Light in color and low in protein, Dingemans Pilsen is produced from the finest European two-row barley. This malt is well modified and can easily be mashed with a single-temperature infusion.

  • 1.2 lbs Weyermann Caramunich® TYPE III; Weyermann

    Weyermann Caramunich® TYPE III; Weyermann

    German-grown two-row spring barley (2004 harvest). Product Characteristics: Golden-brown, slightly aromatic kernels. Contributes light-amber to coppery color to finished beer. Adds mouthfeel as well as gentle malt accent to brew. Recommended Quantities: Up to 5% of total grain bill for pler beers, up to 20% for darker beers Suitability (beer styles): Lagers: Oktoberfestbier, Bockbier, Dunkel Ales: Red, Brown, Amber, Malt Liquor

  • 0.30 lbs Pale Chocolate Malt; Thomas Fawcett

    Pale Chocolate Malt; Thomas Fawcett

    Roasted coffee flavor.

  • 1.5 lbs Corn Sugar

    Corn Sugar

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

  • 1 oz Mt. Hood - 7.1 AA% whole; boiled 60 min

    Mt. Hood

    Used mainly for aroma and flavor in American and German style ales and lagers. Aroma is mild, pleasant, light, and clean.

  • .5 oz Czech Saaz - 2.4 AA% whole; boiled 20 min

    Czech Saaz

    Very mild. 'Noble'.

  • Wyeast 3787 Trappist High Gravity™

    Wyeast 3787 Trappist High Gravity™

    Robust top cropping yeast with phenolic character. Alcohol tolerance to 12%. Ideal for Biere de Garde. Ferments dry with rich ester profile and malty palate.


bottled on 6-09-14

Style (BJCP)

Category: 18 - Belgian Strong Ale

Subcategory: E - Belgian Dark Strong Ale

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.072 1.075 - 1.110
Terminal Gravity: 1.013 1.010 - 1.024
Color: 16.7 SRM 12 - 22
Alcohol: 7.8% ABV 8% - 11%
Bitterness: 31.4 IBU 20 - 35


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