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Ottowerks Westvleteren 12 Clone

331 calories 28 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Belgian Dark Strong Ale
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 8 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.063 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 75% (brew house)
Source: Home Brew Talk website
Calories: 331 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 28 g (Per 12oz)
Created Thursday January 31st 2019
1.100
1.017
10.9%
49.6
34.5
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
8 lb Belgian - Pilsner8 lb Pilsner 37 1.6 45.7%
7 lb Belgian - Pale Ale7 lb Pale Ale 38 3.4 40%
2.50 lb Candi Syrup - Belgian Candi Syrup - D-1802.5 lb Belgian Candi Syrup - D-180 32 180 14.3%
17.50 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1 oz Brewer's Gold1 oz Brewer's Gold Hops Pellet 9 Boil 60 min 30.52 33.3%
1 oz Hallertau Mittelfruh1 oz Hallertau Mittelfruh Hops Pellet 3.75 Boil 30 min 9.77 33.3%
1 oz Styrian Goldings1 oz Styrian Goldings Hops Pellet 5.5 Boil 15 min 9.26 33.3%
3 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
5.5 gal 168F Fly Sparge 149 °F 90 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
 
Yeast
White Labs - Abbey Ale Yeast WLP530
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
77.5%
Flocculation:
Med-High
Optimum Temp:
66 - 72 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
-
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 157 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
 
Target Water Profile
Zephyrhills Spring Water
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
66 10 9 16 11 150
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

Source : https://www.homebrewtalk.com/forum/threads/westvleteren-12-clone-multiple-award-winner.500037/


Boil Notes
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Add 1 tablet of Servomyces at 5 minutes left

               : Add 2.5lbs of Candi Syrup at 10 Minutes<br />



Fermentation Notes:
Fermentation Pitch Notes:
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Chill wort to 63-64F
Oxygenate chilled wort to 8-10PPM by diffusing pure O2 via .05 micron diffuser for 90-120 seconds.
Pitch decanted yeast starter, adding chilled wort to the yeast flask to clear remaining yeast as necessary.
Ramp fermentation temp (evenly over time) from 63 - 80F over 7 days.



Fermentation Process Notes
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1/5/2012 - Primary Fermentation (7 days at 63F ending at 80.0 F)
1/23/2012 - Secondary Fermentation (3 -10 days at 78.0 F ending at 60.0 F)
1/26/2012 - Tertiary Fermentation (40 days at 50.0 F ending at 50.0 F)


Optional:

Clear wort boil-down notes (Optional Step):
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(Optionally) perform a separate boil-down of 1.00 gallon of vorlaufed wort into a syrup using the following steps:

  1. Extract 1.0 gallon of wort at the beginning of clear runoff into a 3-5 gallon pot.
  2. Boil the wort down until it becomes a dark mahogany brown and is bubbling with large bubbles.
  3. Be careful NOT to burn the maltose syrup.
  4. The result will be approximately 24-26 ounces of syrup.
  5. Re-crash the syrup by adding wort from the ongoing main boil.
  6. Pour the dissolved liquid back in to the main boil.

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