La Ruse Beer Recipe | All Grain Belgian Dark Strong Ale | Brewer's Friend
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La Ruse

284 calories 25.9 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Belgian Dark Strong Ale
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 4.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 6.5 gallons
Post Boil Size: 5.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.068 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.086 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Source: Sam Diaz
Calories: 284 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 25.9 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Thursday May 23rd 2024
1.086
1.017
9.0%
34.5
18.1
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
8 lb BE - Pale Ale8 lb Pale Ale 38 3.4 54.1%
2.50 lb Belgian - Pilsner2.5 lb Pilsner 37 1.6 16.9%
1.25 lb Weyermann - Pale Wheat1.25 lb Pale Wheat 36 2 8.4%
1 lb Candi Syrup - Belgian Candi Syrup - D-451 lb Belgian Candi Syrup - D-45 - (late boil kettle addition) 32 45 6.8%
0.75 lb Belgian - CaraVienne0.75 lb CaraVienne 34 20 5.1%
0.50 lb Simpsons - Golden Naked Oats0.5 lb Golden Naked Oats 27 7 3.4%
0.38 lb Bairds - English Carastan Malt0.375 lb English Carastan Malt 35.4 35 2.5%
0.38 lb Special B0.375 lb Special B 34 115 2.5%
0.05 lb Briess - Chocolate0.05 lb Chocolate 25 350 0.3%
14.80 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1.25 oz Barth-Haas - Mt. Hood1.25 oz Mt. Hood Hops Pellet 5.5 Boil at 207 °F 60 min 24.79 28.7%
0.50 oz Saaz0.5 oz Saaz Hops Pellet 3.5 Boil at 207 °F 30 min 4.85 11.5%
0.60 oz Crystal0.6 oz Crystal Hops Pellet 2.9 Boil at 207 °F 30 min 4.82 13.8%
2 oz Domestic Hallertau2 oz Domestic Hallertau Hops Leaf/Whole 3.9 Dry Hop 7 days 46%
4.35 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
4.8 gal 1st step Infusion 108.7 °F 104 °F 20 min
0.9 gal Add dark malts and 0.9 gal (2nd step) Temperature 104 °F 146 °F 30 min
3rd step Temperature 146 °F 156 °F 15 min
mash out Temperature 156 °F 170 °F 5 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.65 qt/lb
Starting Grain Temp: 62 °F
 
Yeast
White Labs - Belgian Style Ale Yeast Blend WLP575
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
77%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
68 - 75 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
67 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 123 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 3.5 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
"La Ruse" Belgian Dark Strong Ale beer recipe by Sam Diaz. All Grain, ABV 9.04%, IBU 34.46, SRM 18.08, Fermentables: (Pale Ale, Pilsner, Pale Wheat, Belgian Candi Syrup - D-45, CaraVienne, Golden Naked Oats, English Carastan Malt, Special B, Chocolate) Hops: (Mt. Hood, Saaz, Crystal, Domestic Hallertau)
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  • Last Updated: 2024-05-26 21:55 UTC
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