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Belgian Quad

301 calories 26.7 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Belgian Dark Strong Ale
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.5 gallons
Post Boil Size: 6 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.060 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 65% (brew house)
Hop Utilization: 99%
Calories: 301 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 26.7 g (Per 12oz)
Created Tuesday April 7th 2020
1.091
1.017
9.7%
34.1
27.5
5.4
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
14 lb German - Pilsen14 lb Pilsen 37 1.6 72%
2 lb German - Munich Dark2 lb Munich Dark 37 15.5 10.3%
0.75 lb Belgian - Special B0.75 lb Special B 34 115 3.9%
0.70 lb American - Chocolate0.7 lb Chocolate 29 350 3.6%
2 lb Cane Sugar2 lb Cane Sugar - (late boil kettle addition) 46 0 10.3%
19.45 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1.75 oz UK Fuggle1.75 oz UK Fuggle Hops Pellet 4.3 Boil 60 min 23.47 53.8%
1 oz Hallertau Mittelfrueh1 oz Hallertau Mittelfrueh Hops Pellet 3.6 Boil 30 min 8.63 30.8%
0.50 oz Hallertau Mittelfrueh0.5 oz Hallertau Mittelfrueh Hops Pellet 3.6 Boil 10 min 2.04 15.4%
3.25 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
5.4 gal Strike 154 °F 60 min
3.5 gal Batch Sparge 170 °F 15 min
1.1 gal Batch Sparge 170 °F 15 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.25 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
1 each Whirlfloc Water Agt Mash 10 min.
2.20 g Chalk Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
1 g Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
2.50 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
6.65 ml Lactic acid Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
 
Yeast
White Labs - Abbey IV Ale Yeast WLP540
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
78%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
66 - 72 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
-
Pitch Rate:
0.5 (M cells / ml / ° P) 227 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 3.25 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Düsseldorf (Altbier)
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
90 12 45 82 65 150
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
Strike water volume at mash thickness of 1.25 qt/lb 5.45 21.8  
Grain absorption losses -2.18 -8.7  
Remaining sparge water volume (equipment estimates 4.7 g | 18.8 qt) 4.48 17.9  
Mash Lauter Tun losses -0.25 -1  
Pre boil volume (equipment estimates 7.72 g | 30.9 qt) 7.5 30  
Volume increase from sugar/extract (late additions) 0.15 0.6  
Boil off losses -2.25 -9  
Hops absorption losses (first wort, boil, aroma) -0.12 -0.5  
Post boil Volume (equipment estimates 5.5 g | 22 qt) 6 24  
WARNING: Exceeded batch size - reduce boil size    
Going into fermentor (equipment estimates 6 g | 24 qt) 5.5 22  
Total: 10.12 40.5
"Belgian Quad" Belgian Dark Strong Ale beer recipe. All Grain, ABV 9.74%, IBU 34.13, SRM 27.49, Fermentables: (Pilsen, Munich Dark, Special B, Chocolate, Cane Sugar) Hops: (UK Fuggle, Hallertau Mittelfrueh) Other: (Whirlfloc, Chalk, Calcium Chloride (anhydrous), Gypsum, Lactic acid)
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