Chimay Grande Reserve Beer Recipe | All Grain Belgian Dark Strong Ale by Brewer #45374 | Brewer's Friend
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Chimay Grande Reserve

282 calories 22.1 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Belgian Dark Strong Ale
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.25 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.5 gallons
Post Boil Size: 6.1 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.052 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.064 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Calories: 282 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 22.1 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Tuesday October 29th 2019
1.086
1.012
9.6%
30.4
36.6
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
14 lb Belgian - Pilsner14 lb Pilsner 37 1.6 83.4%
8 oz Belgian - CaraMunich8 oz CaraMunich 33 50 3%
6 oz Belgian - Aromatic6 oz Aromatic 33 38 2.2%
4 oz Belgian - Special B4 oz Special B 34 115 1.5%
2.50 oz American - Chocolate2.5 oz Chocolate 29 350 0.9%
1.50 lb Belgian Candi Sugar - Dark (275L)1.5 lb Belgian Candi Sugar - Dark (275L) - (late boil kettle addition) 38 275 8.9%
268.50 oz / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.50 oz Magnum0.5 oz Magnum Hops Pellet 15 Boil 60 min 26.6 40%
0.50 oz Hallertau Hersbrucker0.5 oz Hallertau Hersbrucker Hops Pellet 4 Boil 15 min 3.52 40%
0.25 oz Hallertau Hersbrucker0.25 oz Hallertau Hersbrucker Hops Pellet 4 Boil 2 min 0.3 20%
1.25 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
Strike -- 149 °F 90 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
0.13 tsp Grains of Paradise Flavor Boil 15 min.
0.13 tsp Grains of Paradise Flavor Boil 2 min.
1 tsp Irish Moss Fining Boil 15 min.
 
Yeast
White Labs - Belgian Ale Yeast WLP550
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
81.5%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
68 - 78 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
-
Pitch Rate:
1.25 (M cells / ml / ° P) 514 B cells required
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Priming
CO2 Level: 2.44 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Henrico, VA (2013)
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

Ferment in primary 7 days @ 70F
Secondary for 6 weeks @ celler temp
Natural carbonation in keg or bottles for at least 6 weeks

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  • Last Updated: 2019-10-29 23:52 UTC
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