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Belgian Tripel • Extract • 5 gal


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May 26, 2003 at 10:33am

5.0/5.0 1 rating

Ingredients (Extract5 gal)

  • 1/2 lbs American Vienna

    American Vienna

    Increases malty flavor, provides balance. Use in Vienna, Märzen and Oktoberfest.

  • 1/4 lbs Belgian Aromatic

    Belgian Aromatic

    Imparts a big malt aroma. Use in brown ales, Belgian dubbels and tripels.

  • 7 lbs Dry Extra Light Extract

    Dry Extra Light Extract

    For making very pale ales and lagers.

  • 2 lbs Candi Sugar Clear

    Candi Sugar Clear

    Smooth taste, good head retention, sweet aroma and high gravity without being apparent. Use in Belgian and holiday ales. Use clear for tripels, amber for dubbels, and dark is used in brown beer and strong golden ales.

  • 1 1/2 oz Styrian Goldings - 5.0 AA% pellets; boiled 60 min

    Styrian Goldings

    Mild, pleasant.

  • 1 oz Styrian Goldings - 5.0 AA% pellets; boiled 15 min

    Styrian Goldings

    Mild, pleasant.

  • 1/4 oz East Kent Goldings - 5.1 AA% pellets; boiled 3 min

    East Kent Goldings

    Mild, slightly flowery.

  • 30 g orange peel - (omitted from calculations)

    orange peel

  • Wyeast 1762 Belgian Abbey II™

    Wyeast 1762 Belgian Abbey II™

    High gravity yeast with distinct warming character from ethanol production. Slightly fruity with dry finish.


Steep speciality grains in 1.5 gal water @150 F for 15 minutes. Sparge with 0.5 gal @150 F. Boil wort add dry and malt extract and Belg.Candy sugar plus 1.5 oz Styrian Goldings for 45 minutes Add 1 oz Styrian Golding hops, 3tbsp orange peel, 1 tsp Irish moss Boil for 12 minutes Add 1/2 oz Kent Goldings and 3 tbsp orange peel Boil 3 minutes more. Cool woth in 15 minutes Add cold water upto 5 gal OG 1.07x Pitch with Wyeast Abbey Yeast Ferment 5 to 7 days Second Fermentation until done. Bottle with 1 1/4 cup of wheat DME

Style (BJCP)

Category: 18 - Belgian Strong Ale

Subcategory: C - Belgian Tripel

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.083 1.075 - 1.085
Terminal Gravity: 1.013 1.008 - 1.014
Color: 5.4 SRM 4.5 - 7
Alcohol: 9.2% ABV 7.5% - 9.5%
Bitterness: 31.5 IBU 20 - 40



cooking it up tomorrow

2012-01-01 2:41am

Brewing this tomorrow for my wedding in June!


Turned out Great

2012-12-28 12:29am

This was a huge hit and would brew again for sure.

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