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03-04-2022 Red Cap

03-04-2022 Red Cap

Belgian Golden Strong Ale • All Grain • 5 gal


Bottled on 4/6/22

April 7, 2022  12:52pm

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Ingredients (All Grain5 gal)

  • 12 lbs Superior Pilsen Malt;Canada Malting

    Superior Pilsen Malt;Canada Malting

    Produced from selected lots of premium Canadian grown Copeland barley, Canada Malting Superior Pilsen is low in total protein, high in extract and low in color which makes it a perfect base malt for lagers of all types.

  • 1/8 lbs Acid Malt;Castle Malting

    Acid Malt;Castle Malting

    Features: Malt processed to lower the pH level of the wort. Usage: For light Ale. Recommended mixture: up to 10%. Characteristics: Reduces wort pH and hence intensifies fermentation. Improves flavour stability.

  • 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 East Kent Goldings -4.5 AA% pellets; boiled 60 min

    East Kent Goldings

    Mild, slightly flowery.

  • 1 oz Tettnanger -3.9 AA% pellets; boiled 30 min


    Mild, slightly spicy. 'Noble'.

  • Imperial YeastB48Triple Double

    Imperial YeastB48Triple Double

    The perfect strain for your classic abbey ales. Triple Double produces moderate esters with low to no phenolic characteristics. This strain is tried and true and works perfectly in a production environment. Keep an eye on Triple Double, it likes to sit on top of the wort throughout fermentation which may result in a slow  fermentation.


2.5 gypsm, 2.5 calc.carbonate, .5 salt bottled on 4/6/22

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: 3.7 SRM 3 -6
Alcohol: 9.3% ABV 7.5% -10.5%
Bitterness: 31.0 IBU 22 -35


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