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COTU belgian blonde

236 calories 24.5 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Belgian Blond Ale
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7 gallons
Post Boil Size: 5.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.050 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.064 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 72% (brew house)
Calories: 236 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 24.5 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Wednesday January 23rd 2019
1.071
1.018
6.9%
28.4
5.2
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
11.50 lb American - Pale 2-Row11.5 lb Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 89.3%
0.50 lb American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt)0.5 lb Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 33 1.8 3.9%
0.25 lb Belgian - Aromatic0.25 lb Aromatic 33 38 1.9%
10 oz Cane Sugar10 oz Cane Sugar 46 0 4.9%
12.87 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
2.25 oz YCH - german hallertau2.25 oz YCH - german hallertau Hops Pellet 2.7 Boil 60 min 23 69.2%
0.75 oz YCH - german hallertau0.75 oz YCH - german hallertau Hops Pellet 2.7 Boil 0 min 23.1%
0.25 oz East Kent Goldings0.25 oz East Kent Goldings Hops Pellet 5.7 Boil 60 min 5.4 7.7%
3.25 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
Infusion -- 150 °F 60 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.12 qt/lb
 
Yeast
Fermentis - Safbrew - Specialty Ale Yeast T-58
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
70%
Flocculation:
High
Optimum Temp:
54 - 77 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
-
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 115 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 2.45 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

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COTU belgian blonde
update jan 2019
Update they probably meant the wort was 1055 preboil. After brew day the OG was 1065 so in taking a little of the cane sugar out of the recipe (haven't added it yet)

(note added later : for this brew i only used the wort they provided which i believe was just 2row. even though this recipe lists specialty malts, i do not remember adding any such.)

copied from 2016 trustmonkey recipe. that batch turned out bad but im blaming the yeast / fermentation on it. will be getting mystery wort from center of the universe for a contest. the brewery says it will be 100% 2 row at 14 plato which is 1057 so this recipe lines up with that being that i could add the cane sugar. (i really dont want to have to add any DME). of course, this is a malty beer so i would be at the mercy of whatever malt bill they use for most of the flavor. might be fun to do it this way instead of covering it up with hops etc.

also im changing out the WY1214 for Safale T-58 to coincide with another ongoing experiment....should be fine...


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copied from 2015's blinde recipe. came out with 5 gallons exactly but was under on gravity - 1.044 (without the sugar), wanted to hit 1.051. By chance I have some Pilsen LME so I will add enough to add 7 pts. Wort has been chilling for one day while yeast starter....starts. Adding the LME and pitching tonight (night after brew night)

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