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Four the Win (FTW) Belgian Dark Strong

292 calories 27.8 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Belgian Dark Strong Ale
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 6 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.25 gallons
Post Boil Size: 6.25 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.067 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 65% (brew house)
Hop Utilization: 84%
Calories: 292 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 27.8 g (Per 12oz)
URL: https://www.homebrewersassociation.org/homebrew-recipe/four-the-win-ftw-belgian-dark-strong/
Created Friday October 1st 2021
1.088
1.019
9.0%
36.1
29.2
5.5
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
15.50 lb Belgian - Pilsner15.5 lb Pilsner 37 1.6 71%
1.38 lb Belgian - CaraMunich1.375 lb CaraMunich 33 50 6.3%
1.38 lb American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt)1.375 lb Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 33 1.8 6.3%
0.67 lb Belgian - Special B0.67 lb Special B 34 115 3.1%
0.67 lb Aromatic Malt0.67 lb Aromatic Malt 35 20 3.1%
4 oz German - Acidulated Malt4 oz Acidulated Malt 27 3.4 1.1%
1 lb Candi Syrup - Belgian Candi Syrup - D-1801 lb Belgian Candi Syrup - D-180 - (late boil kettle addition) 32 180 4.6%
1 lb Candi Syrup - Belgian Candi Syrup - D-901 lb Belgian Candi Syrup - D-90 - (late boil kettle addition) 32 90 4.6%
21.84 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.60 oz Barth-Haas - Hallertauer Magnum0.6 oz Hallertauer Magnum Hops Pellet 13 Boil 60 min 17.82 23.1%
2 oz Styrian Goldings2 oz Styrian Goldings Hops Pellet 4 Boil 60 min 18.27 76.9%
2.60 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
4.3 gal Strike 144 °F 30 min
1.3 gal Infusion 156 °F 30 min
2 gal Sparge 170 °F 20 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 0.8 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
2 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
4 g Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
 
Yeast
White Labs - Monastary Ale Yeast WLP500
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
77.5%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
65 - 72 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
67 °F
Pitch Rate:
1.0 (M cells / ml / ° P) 480 B cells required
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Priming
Method: sucrose       Amount: 6.2 oz       Temp: 68 °F       CO2 Level: 2.8 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Denver (Platte & Moffat Avg'd 2020)
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
Denver Tap Water
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

Gold-medal award-winning recipe in the National Homebrew Competition (AHA) 2019

https://www.homebrewersassociation.org/homebrew-recipe/four-the-win-ftw-belgian-dark-strong/

Won a gold medal in Category #22: Strong Belgian Ale with a Dark Belgian Strong Ale during the 2019 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Providence, RI, with the help of Jarrod Hanson. Maugel and Hanson's Strong Belgian Ale was chosen as the best among 389 entries in the category.



Award Winning Recipe
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  • Last Updated: 2021-10-01 22:23 UTC
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