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The Reason

280 calories 24.3 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Belgian Golden Strong Ale
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.2 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 6.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.055 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Calories: 280 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 24.3 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Thursday February 25th 2016
1.085
1.015
9.2%
55.8
23.4
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
12 lb Belgian - Pale Ale12 lb Pale Ale 38 3.4 76.2%
8 oz United Kingdom - Crystal 60L8 oz Crystal 60L 34 60 3.2%
4 oz American - Chocolate4 oz Chocolate 29 350 1.6%
1 lb Brown Sugar1 lb Brown Sugar - (late boil kettle addition) 45 15 6.3%
1 lb Belgian - Special B1 lb Special B 34 115 6.3%
1 lb Belgian Candi Sugar - Clear/Blond (0L)1 lb Belgian Candi Sugar - Clear/Blond (0L) - (late boil kettle addition) 38 0 6.3%
15.75 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1 oz Magnum1 oz Magnum Hops Pellet 15 Boil 60 min 52.23 66.7%
0.50 oz Vanguard0.5 oz Vanguard Hops Pellet 5 Whirlpool 20 min 3.6 33.3%
1.50 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
17.25 qt Infusion -- 152 °F 60 min
18.5 qt Sparge -- 180 °F 60 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.25 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
12 oz raisins Other Boil 10 min.
 
Yeast
White Labs - Belgian Bastogne Ale Yeast WLP510
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
77%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
66 - 72 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
68 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 141 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
80 5 25 75 80 100
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

total mash water needed 8.88 at 173*
Strike water volume at 1.25 qt/lb 4.3
Remaining sparge water volume 4.59
Adjusted starting boil size 7.06
Amount going into fermentor 5.5

at 30 mins extract 2 cups and puree with raisins and return to boil at 50 mins.

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  • Last Updated: 2018-02-13 14:47 UTC
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