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9.6.18

9.6.18

Belgian Blond Ale • All Grain • 5 gal

leobloom

bottled on 9-28 green cap

September 14, 2018 at 11:17am

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Ingredients (All Grain5 gal)

  • 10 lbs Organic Pilsner; Great Western

    Organic Pilsner; Great Western

  • .5 lbs White Wheat Malt; Canada Malting

    White Wheat Malt; Canada Malting

    Made with superior grade white wheat for the production of traditional German Wiessbier and American Wheat Beer. This malt can also be used for added head retention and mouth-feel in ay beer.

  • .2 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 Hallertauer Hersbrucker - 4.4 AA% whole; boiled 60 min

    Hallertauer Hersbrucker

    Mild to strong. 'Noble'.

  • .5 oz Saaz - 3.6 AA% whole; boiled 25 min

    Saaz

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

  • .5 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 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.

Notes

secondary on 9-14

Style (BJCP)

Category: 25 - Strong Belgian Ale

Subcategory: A - Belgian Blond Ale

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.066 1.062 - 1.075
Terminal Gravity: 1.010 1.008 - 1.018
Color: 4.4 SRM 4 - 7
Alcohol: 7.3% ABV 6% - 7.5%
Bitterness: 22.8 IBU 15 - 30

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