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8-21 20 Green cap

8-21 20 Green cap

Belgian Golden Strong Ale • All Grain • 5 gal

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Secondary 8-28 bottled on 9-17.

August 28, 2020  05:09pm

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Ingredients (All Grain5 gal)

  • 11 lbs Pilsen Malt; Malteries Franco-Belges

    Pilsen Malt; Malteries Franco-Belges

    Light in color and low in total protein, MFB Pilsen malt is produced from the finest European two-row barley. This malt is extremely well modified and can easily be mashed with a single-temperature infusion.

  • .16 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

  • 1.5 lbs Corn Sugar

    Corn Sugar

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

  • 1 oz East Kent Goldings - 4.7 AA% pellets; boiled 60 min

    East Kent Goldings

    Mild, slightly flowery.

  • 1 oz East Kent Goldings - 4.7 AA% pellets; boiled 30 min

    East Kent Goldings

    Mild, slightly flowery.

  • Imperial Yeast B45 Gnome

    Imperial Yeast B45 Gnome

    Gnome is the yeast for brewing Belgian inspired beers in a hurry. This strain is extremely flocculent and drops out of the beer quickly after fermentation. Gnome produces a nice phenolic character that goes well with hops, as well as with caramel and toffee flavors. Great for Belgian ales that need to be crystal clear without filtration.

Notes

Secondary and

Style (BJCP)

Category: 18 - Belgian Strong Ale

Subcategory: D - Belgian Golden Strong Ale

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.073 1.070 - 1.095
Terminal Gravity: 1.009 1.005 - 1.016
Color: 3.8 SRM 3 - 6
Alcohol: 8.5% ABV 7.5% - 10.5%
Bitterness: 34.7 IBU 22 - 35

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