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Christmas Ale #1

339 calories 27 carbs
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Belgian Dark Strong Ale
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.076 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 75% (brew house)
Source: steven
Calories: 339 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 27 g (Per 12oz)
Created Wednesday March 27th 2013
1.103
1.015
11.51%
35.25
30.99
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
15 lb American - Pale Ale15 lb Pale Ale 37 3.5 72.1%
2 lb American - Wheat2 lb Wheat 38 1.8 9.6%
1.8 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 80L1.8 lb Caramel / Crystal 80L 33 80 8.7%
1 lb Belgian - Aromatic1 lb Aromatic 33 38 4.8%
12 oz Belgian - Special B12 oz Special B 34 115 3.6%
4 oz German - Carafa III4 oz Carafa III 32 535 1.2%
20.8 lb Total      
 
Hops
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1 oz Magnum1 oz Magnum Hops Pellet 14 Boil 45 min 35.25 33.3%
2 oz Hallertau Hersbrucker2 oz Hallertau Hersbrucker Hops Pellet 4 Boil 0 min 66.7%
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
qt Infusion 145 °F 90 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.4 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Type Use Time
1 oz Dried Grapefruit peel Spice Boil 0 min.
3 oz French Oak- Rum Soaked Flavor Secondary 5 min.
3 oz Rose Hips Flavor Boil 0 min.
 
Yeast
Wyeast - Belgian Strong Ale 1388
Amount:
1
Attenuation (custom):
85%
Flocculation:
Low
Optimum Temp:
64 - 80 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
75 °F
Pitch Rate:
1.25 (M cells / ml / ° P) 636 B cells required
Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
 
Target Water Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
111 11 130 150 96 300
Mash: gypsum-2gs Epsom salt-2gs calcium chloride-6gs sodium bicarbonate-8gs

Kettle: gypsum-2gs Epsom salt-1gs calcium chloride-5gs sodium bicarbonate-9gs
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
Author: steven, Method: All Grain, Style: Belgian Dark Strong Ale, ABV 11.51%, IBU 35.25, SRM 30.99, Fermentables: (Pale Ale, Wheat, Caramel / Crystal 80L, Aromatic, Special B, Carafa III) Hops: (Magnum, Hallertau Hersbrucker) Other: (Dried Grapefruit peel, French Oak- Rum Soaked, Rose Hips)
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  • Last Updated: 2013-09-11 19:36 UTC
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