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Belgian Triple Ale (Westmalle Clone)

240 calories 21 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Belgian Tripel
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 6.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.049 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.073 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 65% (brew house)
Calories: 240 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 21 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Tuesday August 23rd 2022
1.073
1.013
8.0%
41.5
4.9
5.5
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
13 lb American - Pilsner13 lb Pilsner 37 1.8 85.2%
4 oz Weyermann - Melanoidin4 oz Melanoidin 34.5 27 1.6%
2 lb Corn Sugar - Dextrose2 lb Corn Sugar - Dextrose - (late boil kettle addition) 42 0.5 13.1%
15.25 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
2.50 oz Tettnanger2.5 oz Tettnanger Hops Pellet 4.5 Boil 60 min 39.24 83.3%
0.50 oz Saaz0.5 oz Saaz Hops Pellet 3.5 Boil 10 min 2.21 16.7%
3 oz / 0.00
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
0.50 each Whirlfloc Water Agt Boil 10 min.
4 g Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
3.50 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
70 ml Phosphoric acid Water Agt Mash --
 
Yeast
Wyeast - Trappist High Gravity 3787
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
76%
Flocculation:
Med-High
Optimum Temp:
64 - 78 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
68 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 129 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: co2       CO2 Level: 3.5 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Kroger Spring Water
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
50 10 16 70 70 0
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
4 gal Protein Rest Infusion 139 °F 131 °F 10 min
Ramp to 149* for 90 minutes Infusion 131 °F 149 °F 90 min
Ramp to 155* for 30 minutes Infusion 149 °F 155 °F 30 min
5 gal Mashout Sparge 155 °F 168 °F 10 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.25 qt/lb
Starting Grain Temp: 80 °F
Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
Strike water volume at mash thickness of 1.25 qt/lb 4.14 16.6  
Mash volume with grains 5.2 20.8  
Grain absorption losses -1.66 -6.6  
Remaining sparge water volume (equipment estimates 5.47 g | 21.9 qt) 4.27 17.1  
Mash Lauter Tun losses -0.25 -1  
Pre boil volume (equipment estimates 7.71 g | 30.8 qt) 6.5 26  
Volume increase from sugar/extract (late additions) 0.16 0.6  
Boil off losses -2.25 -9  
Hops absorption losses (first wort, boil, aroma) -0.11 -0.5  
Post boil Volume 5.5 22  
Going into fermentor 5.5 22  
Total: 8.41 33.6
Equipment Profile Used: System Default
 
Notes

Adaptation from the Electric Brewery recipe

https://shop.theelectricbrewery.com/pages/belgian-tripel

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  • Last Updated: 2022-08-28 14:26 UTC