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Belgian Christmas Ale

282 calories 26.6 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Belgian Dark Strong Ale
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 9 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 11 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.069 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Calories: 282 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 26.6 g (Per 12oz)
Created Thursday October 4th 2018
1.085
1.018
8.82%
21.63
19.01
5.66
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
20 lb Belgian - Pale Ale20 lb Pale Ale 38 3.4 75%
1 lb Belgian - CaraMunich1 lb CaraMunich 33 50 3.8%
0.75 lb Rolled Oats0.75 lb Rolled Oats 33 2.2 2.8%
0.58 lb German - Carafa II0.58 lb Carafa II 32 425 2.2%
2.65 lb Belgian Candi Sugar - Clear/Blond (0L)2.65 lb Belgian Candi Sugar - Clear/Blond (0L) 38 0 9.9%
1.67 lb Invert Sugar1.67 lb Invert Sugar 46 1 6.3%
26.65 lb / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
45.40 g Styrian Goldings45.4 g Styrian Goldings Hops Pellet 5.5 Boil 60 min 15.63 66.7%
22.70 g Styrian Goldings22.7 g Styrian Goldings Hops Pellet 5.5 Boil 30 min 6.01 33.3%
68.1 g / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
Starting Mash Thickness: 3.1 L/kg Temperature 153 °F 60 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
14 g Coriander Spice Boil 10 min.
14 g Grains of Paradise Spice Boil 10 min.
30 g Orange peel Spice Boil 10 min.
20 g Irish Moss Water Agt Boil 15 min.
 
Yeast
White Labs - Belgian Golden Ale Yeast WLP570
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
75.5%
Flocculation:
Low
Optimum Temp:
68 - 75 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
72 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.75 (M cells / ml / ° P) 523 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
 
Target Water Profile
Toronto
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
36 9 14 26 25 89
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes




Yeast Pitch Rate:
Units:
Sugar Scale:
Wort Gravity (OG):
1.095
(1.xxx)
Wort Volume:
3.96
(Gallons)
Target Pitch Rate:
(million cells / ml / degree plato)
Yeast Type:
Liquid Packs:
1
(packs/vials)
Mfg Date:
2018/09/05
(yyyy/mm/dd)
Date yeast pack was made.
Viability: Yeast is 0 days old, the viability is estimated at 100%.


Cells Available:
100 billion cells
Pitch Rate As-Is:
0.29M cells / mL / °P
Target Pitch Rate Cells:
255 billion cells
Difference:
-155 billion cells

Needs starter (see below), or more yeast.

Part 2: Make a starter if required, supports up to 3 step-ups.
Yeast Starter - Up To 3 Step-Ups:
Starting Yeast Count:
100
(Billion Cells)
Enter the number of cells you are starting with, or click the 'grab from above' button if you set up your yeast in the previous section.
Starter - Step 1:
Starter Size (L) Gravity (1.xxx) Growth Model and Aeration

2

1.036

DME Required:
7.2 oz, 205.4 g
Growth Rate:
1.4
Intial Cells Per Extract (B/g): 0.49
Ending Cell Count:
388 billion cells
Resulting Pitch Rate:
1.14M cells / mL / °P
Starter meets desired pitching rate!

Priming Calculator:
Units:
Amount Being Packaged:
9.0
(Gallons)
Volumes of CO2:
2.4
(see table below)
Temperature of Beer:
68
(F) (see below *)


CO2 in Beer:
0.86 volumes
Priming Sugar Options:
Table Sugar: 7.4 oz.
Corn Sugar: 8.1 oz.
DME: 10.9 oz.
(Use one of the above options)
Carbonation Guidelines by Style
British Style Ales 1.5 - 2.0 volumes
Belgian Ales 1.9 - 2.4 volumes
American Ales and Lager 2.2 - 2.7 volumes
Fruit Lambic 3.0 - 4.5 volumes
Porter, Stout 1.7 - 2.3 volumes
European Lagers 2.2 - 2.7 volumes
Lambic 2.4 - 2.8 volumes
German Wheat Beer 3.3 - 4.5 volumes

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