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Belgian Dark Strong Ale • All Grain • 18.93 L



August 21, 2014 at 04:51pm

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Ingredients (All Grain18.93 L)

  • 4.99 kg 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.

  • 0.79 kg Weyermann Cara-amber®; Weyermann

    Weyermann Cara-amber®; Weyermann

    German-grown two-row spring barley (2004 harvest). Product Characteristics: Gentle, malty caramel flavors. Enhances mouthfeel. Adds deep red color. Promotes flavor stability. Recommended Quantities: Up to 20% of total grain bill Suitability (beer styles): Lagers: Dunkel, Red, Vienna, Oktoberfestbier, Märzen, Maibock Ales: Irish Red, Amber, Brown, Mild

  • 0.26 kg Special B - Caramel malt; Dingemans

    Special B - Caramel malt; Dingemans

    The darkest of the Belgian crystal malts, Dingemans Special B will impart a heavy caramel taste and is often credited with the raisin-like flavors of some Belgian Abbey ales. Larger percentages (greater than 5%) will contribute a dark brown-black color and fuller body.

  • 0.10 kg Belgian Chocolate Malt

    Belgian Chocolate Malt

    Adds a nutty flavor, Brown Ales

  • 0.26 kg 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.

  • 0.50 kg Candi Sugar Dark

    Candi Sugar Dark

    Smooth taste, good head retention, sweet aroma and high gravity without being apparent. Use in Belgian and holiday ales. Use clear for tripels, amber for dubbels, and dark is used in brown beer and strong golden ales.

  • 0.18 kg Dark Brown Sugar

    Dark Brown Sugar

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

  • 48 g Styrian Goldings - 3.0 AA% whole; boiled 60 min

    Styrian Goldings

    Mild, pleasant.

  • 21 g Hallertauer Tradition - 6.0 AA% whole; boiled 30 min

    Hallertauer Tradition

    Fine, 'Noble'.

  • 11 g Hallertauer Tradition - 6.0 AA% whole; boiled 5 min

    Hallertauer Tradition

    Fine, 'Noble'.

  • Wyeast 1762 Belgian Abbey II™

    Wyeast 1762 Belgian Abbey II™

    High gravity yeast with distinct warming character from ethanol production. Slightly fruity with dry finish.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 18 - Belgian Strong Ale

Subcategory: E - Belgian Dark Strong Ale

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.081 1.075 - 1.110
Terminal Gravity: 1.014 1.010 - 1.024
Color: 34.8 SRM 12 - 22
Alcohol: 8.8% ABV 8% - 11%
Bitterness: 32.3 IBU 20 - 35


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