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7-18-18 Rust Cap

7-18-18 Rust Cap

Belgian Blond Ale • All Grain • 5 gal


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July 21, 2018  05:47pm

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Ingredients (All Grain5 gal)

  • 10 lbs Organic Pilsner; Great Western

    Organic Pilsner; Great Western

  • .3 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

  • .5 lbs Pacific Northwest Wheat

    Pacific Northwest Wheat

  • .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 Czech Saaz - 5.4 AA% whole; boiled 45 min

    Czech Saaz

    Very mild. 'Noble'.

  • .5 oz Czech Saaz - 5.4 AA% whole; boiled 25 min

    Czech Saaz

    Very mild. 'Noble'.

  • .5 oz Czech Saaz - 5.4 AA% whole; boiled 5 min

    Czech Saaz

    Very mild. 'Noble'.

  • White Labs WLP545 Belgian Strong Ale

    White Labs WLP545 Belgian Strong Ale

    From the Ardennes region of Belgium, this classic yeast strain produces moderate levels of ester and spicy phenolic character. Typically results in a dry, but balanced finish. This yeast is well suited for Belgian dark strongs, Abbey Ales, and seasonal beers.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 18 - Belgian Strong Ale

Subcategory: A - Belgian Blond Ale

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.064 1.062 - 1.075
Terminal Gravity: 1.008 1.008 - 1.018
Color: 4.5 SRM 4 - 7
Alcohol: 7.4% ABV 6% - 7.5%
Bitterness: 25.1 IBU 15 - 30


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