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400 calories 35.4 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Belgian Dark Strong Ale
Boil Time: 120 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (ending kettle volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.079 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 87% (ending kettle)
Calories: 400 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 35.4 g (Per 12oz)
Created Friday August 24th 2018
1.120
1.023
12.7%
27.9
29.3
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
18 lb Belgian - Pale Ale18 lb Pale Ale 38 3.4 90%
2 lb Candi Syrup - Belgian Candi Syrup - D-1802 lb Belgian Candi Syrup - D-180 - (late boil kettle addition) 32 180 10%
20 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
3 oz Saaz3 oz Saaz Hops Pellet 3.5 Boil 60 min 27.87 100%
3 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
2.94 gal pull 3 gallons for decoction Decoction 125 °F 10 min
decoction will raise temp Temperature 152 °F 30 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
17 g Chalk Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
1 g Calcium Chloride Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
2 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
20 ml Lactic acid Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
 
Yeast
White Labs - Abbey Ale Yeast WLP530
Amount:
4 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
77.5%
Flocculation:
Med-High
Optimum Temp:
66 - 72 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
70 °F
Pitch Rate:
1.5 (M cells / ml / ° P) 876 B cells required
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Target Water Profile
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Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
82 8 6 17 32 240
mineral additions are based on 50% DI water dilution
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
Total mash water needed 10.82 43.3  
Strike water volume at mash thickness of 1.5 qt/lb 6.75 27  
Grain absorption losses -2.25 -9  
Remaining sparge water volume 4.07 16.3  
Mash Lauter Tun losses -0.25 -1  
Amount going into kettle 8.32 33.3  
Volume increase from sugar/extract (late additions) 0.18 0.7  
Boil off losses -3 -12  
Amount in kettle at end of boil 5.5 22  
Hops absorption losses -0.11 -0.5  
Estimated amount in fermentor 5.39 21.6  
Total: 9.29 37.1
"Quad Squad" Belgian Dark Strong Ale beer recipe. All Grain, ABV 12.72%, IBU 27.87, SRM 29.25, Fermentables: (Pale Ale, Belgian Candi Syrup - D-180) Hops: (Saaz) Other: (Chalk, Calcium Chloride, Gypsum, Lactic acid)
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  • Last Updated: 2018-09-08 00:48 UTC