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Belgian Strong Ale

284 calories 25.9 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: BIAB
Style: Belgian Dark Strong Ale
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 6.25 gallons (ending kettle volume)
Pre Boil Size: 8 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.067 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 75% (ending kettle)
Calories: 284 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 25.9 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Wednesday January 9th 2019
1.086
1.017
9.0%
29.9
17.9
5.6
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
4.50 lb Belgian - Pilsner4.5 lb Pilsner 37 1.6 23.7%
2 lb Belgian - Caramel Pils2 lb Caramel Pils 34 8 10.5%
3 lb Canadian - Munich Light3 lb Munich Light 34 10 15.8%
6 lb United Kingdom - Pale 2-Row6 lb Pale 2-Row 38 2.5 31.6%
0.50 lb American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt)0.5 lb Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 33 1.8 2.6%
1 lb United Kingdom - Crystal 45L1 lb Crystal 45L 34 45 5.3%
2 lb Belgian Candi Sugar - Amber/Brown (60L)2 lb Belgian Candi Sugar - Amber/Brown (60L) 38 60 10.5%
19 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
2.50 oz East Kent Goldings2.5 oz East Kent Goldings Hops Pellet 5.3 Boil 30 min 26.54 71.4%
1 oz Brewmaster - Czech Saaz1 oz Czech Saaz Hops Pellet 2.8 Whirlpool 30 min 3.36 28.6%
3.50 oz / 0.00
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
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
8.7 gal Infusion -- 151 °F 60 min
Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
Total strike volume 10.21 40.8  
Mash volume with grains 11.57 46.3  
Grain absorption losses -2.13 -8.5  
Mash Lauter Tun losses -0.25 -1  
Volume increase from sugar/extract (early additions) 0.16 0.7  
Pre boil volume (equipment estimates 7.84 g | 31.4 qt) 8 32  
Boil off losses -1.5 -6  
Hops absorption losses (first wort, boil, aroma) -0.09 -0.4  
Post boil volume (equipment estimates 6.41 g | 25.6 qt) 6.25 25  
Hops absorption losses (whirlpool, hop stand) -0.04 -0.2  
Estimated amount in fermentor 6.21 24.9  
Total: 10.21 40.8
Equipment Profile Used: System Default
 
Notes

2L starter w/ 205g DME

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TOTAL WATER NEEDED
8.75 Gallons

STRIKE WATER TEMP
159 Fahrenheit

TOTAL MASH VOLUME
10.26 Gallons

PREBOIL WORT
8 Gallons

POSTBOIL WORT
6.25 Gallons

INTO FERMENTER
6.00 Gallons

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  • Last Updated: 2019-01-20 01:45 UTC