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Belgian strong

253 calories 21.6 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Belgian Golden Strong Ale
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.11 gallons
Post Boil Size: 5.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.060 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.077 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Source: Bduncan
Calories: 253 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 21.6 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Tuesday March 26th 2024
1.077
1.013
8.5%
26.7
3.5
5.8
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
12 lb Dingemans - Belgian Pilsner Malt12 lb Belgian Pilsner Malt 37 1.6 80%
3 lb Belgian Candi Sugar - Clear/Blond (0L)3 lb Belgian Candi Sugar - Clear/Blond (0L) 38 0 20%
15 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1 oz Fuggles1 oz Fuggles Hops Pellet 5.6 Boil 60 min 17.73 33.3%
1 oz Saaz1 oz Saaz Hops Pellet 3.5 Boil 5 min 2.21 33.3%
1 oz Saaz1 oz Saaz Hops Pellet 3.5 Boil 20 min 6.71 33.3%
3 oz / 0.00
 
Yeast
Wyeast - Belgian Strong Ale 1388
Amount:
2 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
76%
Flocculation:
Low
Optimum Temp:
64 - 80 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
-
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 136 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 2.44 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Distilled
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
4.5 gal Strike 164 °F 152 °F 60 min
4.05 gal Sparge 168 °F 168 °F 15 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
Starting Grain Temp: 65 °F
Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
Strike water volume at mash thickness of 1.5 qt/lb 4.5 18  
Mash volume with grains 5.46 21.8  
Grain absorption losses -1.5 -6  
Remaining sparge water volume 4.11 16.5  
Mash Lauter Tun losses -0.25 -1  
Volume increase from sugar/extract (early additions) 0.25 1  
Pre boil volume 7.11 28.4  
Boil off losses -1.5 -6  
Hops absorption losses (first wort, boil, aroma) -0.11 -0.5  
Post boil Volume 5.5 22  
Going into fermentor 5.5 22  
Total: 8.61 34.5
Equipment Profile Used: System Default
"Belgian strong" Belgian Golden Strong Ale beer recipe by Bduncan. All Grain, ABV 8.45%, IBU 26.65, SRM 3.52, Fermentables: (Belgian Pilsner Malt, Belgian Candi Sugar - Clear/Blond (0L)) Hops: (Fuggles, Saaz)
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  • Last Updated: 2024-05-15 00:54 UTC