Brew your best beer EVER. Save 10% on Brewer's Friend Premium today. Use code TAKE10. Sign Up ×

Belgian Thunder

249 calories 22.7 g 330 ml
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Belgian Blond Ale
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 21 liters (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 28.3 liters
Post Boil Size: 19.3 liters
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.060 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 75% (brew house)
Calories: 249 calories (Per 330ml)
Carbs: 22.7 g (Per 330ml)
Created Monday October 28th 2019
1.081
1.016
8.5%
30.6
4.1
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
5 kg German - Bohemian Pilsner5 kg Bohemian Pilsner 38 1.9 75.8%
1 kg Cane Sugar1 kg Cane Sugar 46 0 15.2%
0.25 kg Crisp Malting - Wheat Malt0.25 kg Wheat Malt 38.87 2 3.8%
0.25 kg Weyermann - Vienna Malt0.25 kg Vienna Malt 37 3.5 3.8%
0.10 kg Rice Hulls0.1 kg Rice Hulls 0 0 1.5%
6.60 kg / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
40 g Tettnanger40 g Tettnanger Hops Pellet 4.5 Boil 80 min 21.01 29.2%
15 g Tettnanger15 g Tettnanger Hops Pellet 4.5 Boil 20 min 4.52 10.9%
15 g Tettnanger15 g Tettnanger Hops Pellet 4.5 Boil 15 min 3.71 10.9%
15 g Saaz15 g Saaz Hops Pellet 3.5 Boil 1 min 0.25 10.9%
52 g Tettnanger52 g Tettnanger Hops Pellet 4.5 Boil 1 min 1.12 38%
137 g / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
25 L Strike 55 °C 15 min
Temperature 65 °C 30 min
Temperature 72 °C 15 min
Mash out Temperature 78 °C 10 min
8.6 L Fly Sparge Sparge 78 °C --
Starting Mash Thickness: 4.464 L/kg
 
Yeast
Mangrove Jack - Belgian Wit M21
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
72.5%
Flocculation:
Med-Low
Optimum Temp:
18 - 25 °C
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
-
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 144 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 3.5 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

Beer came out tasting pretty good. A little bit to much alcohol taste on the tongue than I was expecting. I'm hoping the flavour profile will expand as it bottle conditions. Overall for my first homebrewed beer not to bad.

Recipe Photos
Last Updated and Sharing
 
175
Views
0
Brews
Recipe QR Code
  • Public: Yup, Shared
  • Last Updated: 2019-12-14 01:29 UTC
Discussion about this recipe:
You must be logged in to add comments.

If you do not yet have an account, you may register here.

Back To Top