Pink Elephant Beer Recipe | BIAB Belgian Golden Strong Ale by BigFoot BP | Brewer's Friend
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Pink Elephant

286 calories 28.2 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: BIAB
Style: Belgian Golden Strong Ale
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 2.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 3 gallons
Post Boil Size: 2.3 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.054 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.093 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 68% (brew house)
Calories: 286 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 28.2 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Sunday May 31st 2020
1.086
1.020
8.6%
20.7
5.6
5.3
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
6 lb Belgian - Pilsner6 lb Pilsner 37 1.6 77.4%
0.25 lb German - Melanoidin0.25 lb Melanoidin 37 25 3.2%
1.25 lb Corn Sugar - Dextrose1.25 lb Corn Sugar - Dextrose - (late boil kettle addition) 42 0.5 16.1%
4 oz German - Acidulated Malt4 oz Acidulated Malt 27 3.4 3.2%
7.75 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.40 oz Saaz0.4 oz Saaz Hops Pellet 2.8 Boil 60 min 8.22 36.4%
0.20 oz Saaz0.2 oz Saaz Hops Pellet 2.8 Boil 10 min 1.49 18.2%
0.50 oz Styrian Goldings0.5 oz Styrian Goldings Hops Pellet 3 Boil 60 min 11.01 45.5%
1.10 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
4.03 gal Beta Rest Strike 149 °F 144 °F 60 min
Alpha Rest Temperature 158 °F 158 °F 30 min
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
6 g Coriander Spice Boil 10 min.
2 g Ginger Spice Boil 10 min.
2 g Grains of Paradise Spice Boil 10 min.
0.40 g Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
0.10 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
 
Yeast
Wyeast - Belgian Ardennes 3522
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
74%
Flocculation:
High
Optimum Temp:
65 - 85 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
-
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 68 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: dextrose       Amount: 3.3 oz       Temp: 78 °F       CO2 Level: 3 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Charleston, SC Avg 2019
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

Recipe calls for WLP570/WY1322, but LHBS was out. So, I got WY3522.

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  • Last Updated: 2021-03-29 18:07 UTC
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