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Cha-Cha-Cha..Cherry Bomb

200 calories 18.4 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: 6.5 gallons
Post Boil Size: 5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.041 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 50% (brew house)
Calories: 200 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 18.4 g (Per 12oz)
URL: https://learn.kegerator.com/belgian-cherry-tart-recipe/
Created Wednesday August 7th 2019
1.061
1.012
6.38%
64.84
5.33
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Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
10 lb American - Pale 2-Row10 lb Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 74.1%
1 lb Belgian Candi Sugar - Clear/Blond (0L)1 lb Belgian Candi Sugar - Clear/Blond (0L) - (late addition) 38 0 7.4%
1 lb Belgian - Caramel Pils1 lb Caramel Pils 34 8 7.4%
1.50 lb Dry Malt Extract - Light1.5 lb Dry Malt Extract - Light 42 4 11.1%
13.5 lb / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1 oz El Dorado1 oz El Dorado Hops Pellet 15.7 Boil 60 min 64.84 100%
1 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
4.13 gal mash Strike 152 °F 60 min
2 gal mash out Steeping 170 °F 10 min
2.67 gal Sparge 163 °F --
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
10 lb tart cherries Other Secondary 14 days
 
Yeast
Wyeast - Belgian Strong Ale 1388
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
76%
Flocculation:
Low
Optimum Temp:
64 - 80 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
-
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 99 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: dextrose       Amount: 5.3 oz       CO2 Level: 2.5 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

After primary fermentation (2 weeks) is complete place 10 lbs frozen tart cherries in bottom of fermenter and rack beer onto them. Let sit min. 2 months, then bottle. Let sit in bottle for minimum 4 months.

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  • Last Updated: 2019-09-07 20:02 UTC
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ann4PAWS 06/23/2020 at 01:25pm
Update- this recipe won a gold(Queen of Beer) and silver (Big Beers Festival). Its a keeper!!


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