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Belgian Golden Strong Ale • All Grain • 5 gal


brewed 2-15-18 bottled on3-16

February 22, 2018 at 03:44pm

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Ingredients (All Grain5 gal)

  • 12 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

  • 1 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 50 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 Hallertau - 2.9 AA% whole; boiled 5 min


    Good for all around bittering and finishing stock ales, Belgian ales, and continental style lagers. Aroma is mild, pleasant and flowery.

  • Wyeast 3522 Belgian Ardennes™

    Wyeast 3522 Belgian Ardennes™

    One of many great beer yeasts to produce classic Belgian ales. Phenolics develop with increased fermentation temperatures, mild fuitiness and complex spicy character.


Bottled 2-14

Style (BJCP)

Category: 25 - Strong Belgian Ale

Subcategory: C - Belgian Golden Strong Ale

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.080 1.070 - 1.095
Terminal Gravity: 1.010 1.005 - 1.016
Color: 4.4 SRM 3 - 6
Alcohol: 9.3% ABV 7.5% - 10.5%
Bitterness: 35.7 IBU 22 - 35


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