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Belgian Golden Strong Ale • All Grain • 5 gal

leobloom

bottled 2-14

February 15, 2018 at 11:31am

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Ingredients (All Grain5 gal)

  • 10.5 lbs Belgian Pils

    Belgian Pils

    Pilsner style malted barley grain.

  • .25 lbs Acidulated Malt; Weyermann

    Acidulated Malt; Weyermann

    German-grown two-row spring barley (2004 harvest). Product Characteristics: Lowers mash, wort, and beer pH. Contains 1−2% lactic acid. Slightly smoky. Enhances enzymatic activity in mash and improves extract efficiency. Lightens color in pale brews. Enhances stability and extends shelf life of finished beer. Promotes well-rounded, complex beer flavor. Recommended Quantities: Up to 10% of total grain bill. Each 1% lowers mash pH by 0.1. Suitability (beer styles): Any ale or lager, especially Pils/Pilsner/Pilsener, low-alcohol beers, wheat beers

  • 2 lbs Corn Sugar

    Corn Sugar

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

  • 1 oz Northern Brewer - 9.6 AA% whole; boiled 60 min

    Northern Brewer

    Used for bittering with strong flavors and very fragrant in steam beers, dark English ales, and German lagers. Aroma is medium-strong with evergreen and mint overtones.

  • 1 oz Saaz - 3.6 AA% whole; boiled 5 min

    Saaz

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

  • 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

Bottled 2-14

Style (BJCP)

Category: 25 - Strong Belgian Ale

Subcategory: C - Belgian Golden Strong Ale

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.075 1.070 - 1.095
Terminal Gravity: 1.010 1.005 - 1.016
Color: 3.9 SRM 3 - 6
Alcohol: 8.5% ABV 7.5% - 10.5%
Bitterness: 40.8 IBU 22 - 35

Discussion

leobloom

changes

2018-03-05 3:12pm

This is a good recipe. next time I will go 10 lbs, of pils and add flavoring hops at 30 mins to chill.

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