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Belgian style dark strong

246 calories 19.7 g 12 oz
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Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Belgian Dark Strong Ale
Boil Time: 65 min
Batch Size: 5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 6 gallons
Post Boil Size: 4.9 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.057 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Source: Myself
Calories: 246 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 19.7 g (Per 12oz)
Created Tuesday September 3rd 2019
1.075
1.011
8.41%
24.71
23.15
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
9.50 lb Belgian - Pilsner9.5 lb Pilsner 37 1.6 65.5%
1.50 lb Briess - Bonlander Munich1.5 lb Bonlander Munich 36 10 10.3%
1.50 lb Belgian - Special B1.5 lb Special B 34 115 10.3%
0.50 lb German - Wheat Malt0.5 lb Wheat Malt 37 2 3.4%
0.50 lb German - CaraMunich III0.5 lb CaraMunich III 34 57 3.4%
1 lb Candi Syrup - Belgian Candi Syrup - Amber (40L)1 lb Belgian Candi Syrup - Amber (40L) - (late addition) 32 40 6.9%
14.5 lb / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
2 oz Domestic Hallertau2 oz Domestic Hallertau Hops Pellet 3.9 Boil 60 min 24.71 100%
2 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
4.5 gal Decoction 150 °F 80 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
 
Yeast
White Labs - Belgian Strong Ale Yeast WLP545
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
81.5%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
66 - 72 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
80 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 121 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: MapleSyrup       Amount: 6.1 oz       CO2 Level: 2.45 Volumes
 
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
Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
Total mash water needed 8.55 34.2  
Strike water volume at mash thickness of 1.5 qt/lb 5.06 20.3  
Grain absorption losses -1.69 -6.8  
Remaining sparge water volume 3.49 13.9  
Mash Lauter Tun losses -0.25 -1  
Amount going into kettle 6.61 26.4  
Volume increase from sugar/extract (late additions) 0.09 0.4  
Boil off losses -1.63 -6.5  
Hops absorption losses -0.08 -0.3  
Amount going into fermentor 5 20  
Total: 8.55 34.2
Author: Myself, Method: All Grain, Style: Belgian Dark Strong Ale, ABV 8.41%, IBU 24.71, SRM 23.15, Fermentables: (Pilsner, Bonlander Munich, Special B, Wheat Malt, CaraMunich III, Belgian Candi Syrup - Amber (40L)) Hops: (Domestic Hallertau)
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  • Last Updated: 2019-09-03 16:55 UTC