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St Cuthberts 12 - Belgian Dark Strong

260 calories 21.8 g 330 ml
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Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Belgian Dark Strong Ale
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 50 liters (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 56 liters
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.074 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 69% (brew house)
Source: JH
Calories: 260 calories (Per 330ml)
Carbs: 21.8 g (Per 330ml)
Created: Tuesday December 6th 2016
1.085
1.014
9.2%
19.2
20.2
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
15 kg German - Bohemian Pilsner15 kg Bohemian Pilsner 38 1.9 83.8%
2 kg Cane Sugar2 kg Cane Sugar 46 0 11.2%
0.40 kg United Kingdom - Extra Dark Crystal 120L0.4 kg Extra Dark Crystal 120L 33 120 2.2%
0.20 kg United Kingdom - Pale Chocolate0.2 kg Pale Chocolate 33 207 1.1%
0.30 kg dark sugar0.3 kg dark sugar - (late boil kettle addition) 46 500 1.7%
17.90 kg / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
45 g Target45 g Target Hops Leaf/Whole 11 Boil 75 min 19.17 100%
45 g / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
35 L Infusion -- 66 °C 90 min
35 L Mash out Temperature -- 74 °C 5 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 2.5 L/kg
 
Yeast
White Labs - Trappist Ale Yeast WLP500
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (custom):
81%
Flocculation:
Med-Low
Optimum Temp:
18 - 22 °C
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
23 °C
Pitch Rate:
0.75 (M cells / ml / ° P) 767 B cells required
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Target Water Profile
Malty and strong
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
55 25 65 180 60 20
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

Two vials stepped up 1.5L and then 2L.

Aerate wort pre-pitching.

Mash start 15.15 at 67C

Boil start 6pm

1.020 tested 30/12/2016

1.014 tested 12/01/2016 in secondary

Brewed 18/12/2016

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