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Belgian India Red Ale

230 calories
Method: All Grain
Style: Belgian Dark Strong Ale
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (ending kettle volume)
Boil Size: 7.5 gallons
Boil Gravity: 1.051 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (ending kettle)
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1.070
1.012
7.61%
97.94
14.68
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
12 lb American - Pale 2-Row12 lb Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 80.3%
1 lb Belgian - Munich1 lb Munich 38 6 6.7%
12 oz German - CaraRed12 oz CaraRed 34 20 5%
12 oz American - Caramel / Crystal 80L12 oz Caramel / Crystal 80L 33 80 5%
4 oz American - Caramel / Crystal 120L4 oz Caramel / Crystal 120L 33 120 1.7%
3 oz Belgian - Special B3 oz Special B 34 115 1.3%
14.94 lb Total      
 
Hops
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU
0.75 oz Magnum0.75 oz Magnum HopsPellet15Boil60 min38.51
1 oz Citra1 oz Citra HopsPellet11Boil20 min22.8
1 oz Mosaic1 oz Mosaic HopsPellet12.5Boil20 min25.91
1 oz Citra1 oz Citra HopsPellet11Boil5 min7.51
1 oz Citra1 oz Citra HopsPellet11Whirlpool at 210 °F30 min1.5
1 oz Mosaic1 oz Mosaic HopsPellet12.5Whirlpool at 210 °F30 min1.7
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
--Infusion152 F60 min
--Fly Sparge170 F10 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
 
Yeast
Amount:
1
Attenuation (avg):
82%
Flocculation:
High
Optimum Temp:
54 - 77 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
65 °F
Pitch Rate:
1.0 (M cells / ml / ° P) 355 B cells required
Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
 
Notes
Profile: Belgian-Style India Red Ale. Aromas of citrus, berries, and fruity Belgian yeast. Medium-bodied with bold fruity and citricy hop flavors. Dry finish with very high hop bitterness.

Rack to keg or secondary and age for 6 weeks.

Yeast: Wyeast 5522 Belgian Ardennes or White Labs WLP550 Belgian Ale will also work
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Last Updated: 2015-09-24 20:14 UTC
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