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Strong Belgian Ale - Belgian Blond Ale

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Top 10 Belgian Blond Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Belgian Blonde 20 litros ACT 7/4/17
20 L 5.92% 22.67 1.060 1.015
All Grain 4513
Belgiand Blond(Leffe)
50 L 6.24% 17.95 1.064 1.018
All Grain 4201
Jacobsen Golden Naked Christmas Ale
26 L 6.2% 21.62 1.068 1.021
All Grain 3212
Houblon Chouffe Clone
5 L 9.14% 60.49 1.079 1.010
All Grain 3010
Denis - Leffe Blond Clone
100 L 5.94% 19.93 1.065 1.019
All Grain 2915
Nenna Belgian Blonde #2
18 L 7.09% 29.5 1.062 1.008
All Grain 2719
DELIRIUM RED
20 L 7.42% 24.56 1.069 1.012
BIAB 2551
Westvleteren Blonde (Clone)
6 gal 5.51% 29.44 1.051 1.009
All Grain 2464
PIROUETTE
9 L 6.51% 29.13 1.061 1.012
All Grain 2035
Strawberry Blonde
62 L 4.9% 14.07 1.051 1.013
All Grain 1817

Newest Belgian Blond Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Gentlemen Prefer Blonde(s) ale
5.5 gal 6.22% 30.56 1.065 1.018
Partial Mash 3
Belgiand Blond(Leffe)
24 L 6.14% 16.77 1.063 1.018
All Grain 5
Raw Belgian Blonde
5.5 gal 5.34% 0 1.057 1.016
BIAB 6
25.A Pale Belga Rubia
20 L 6.48% 18.2 1.061 1.012
All Grain 7
Not-So Belgian Golden Ale
5 gal 7% 18.57 1.068 1.015
All Grain 12
La Home Brew Belgien Tripel
11 gal 10.48% 35.37 1.093 1.014
All Grain 24
Blonde Alex
30 L 8.48% 19.79 1.085 1.021
All Grain 10
Saison
21 L 7.34% 19.89 1.065 1.009
BIAB 10
Medusa Saison
5.5 gal 4.9% 15.16 1.047 1.010
All Grain 57
Blondie
5.25 gal 6.87% 40.4 1.065 1.013
BIAB 27

Fermentables Used In Belgian Blond Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Belgian - Pilsner 238 Belgian Grain base malt 1.6°L
37 74% 16% - 100%
Cane Sugar 156 Sugar sugar 0°L
46 9% 1% - 100%
German - Pilsner 128 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 71% 8% - 100%
Belgian Candi Sugar - Clear/Blond (0L) 112 Sugar sugar 0°L
38 11% 3% - 100%
Belgian - Biscuit 76 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 4% 1% - 23%
Belgian - Aromatic 68 Belgian Grain roasted malt 38°L
33 4% 1% - 15%
American - Pilsner 55 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 73% 21% - 96%
German - Vienna 53 German Grain base malt 4°L
37 14% 3% - 70%
German - Wheat Malt 50 German Grain base malt 2°L
37 8% 2% - 25%
German - Melanoidin 50 German Grain roasted malt 25°L
37 3% 1% - 11%

Hops Used In Belgian Blond Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Saaz 214 3.5 40% 8% - 100%
Styrian Goldings 137 5.5 42% 8% - 100%
Hallertau Mittelfruh 62 3.75 45% 8% - 100%
Magnum 52 15 34% 4% - 100%
East Kent Goldings 51 5 41% 9% - 100%
Hallertau Hersbrucker 48 4 44% 7% - 100%
Tettnanger 41 4.5 37% 10% - 100%
Cascade 35 7 33% 8% - 100%
Domestic Hallertau 26 3.9 48% 20% - 100%
Citra 25 11 37% 7% - 100%

Steeping Grains Used In Belgian Blond Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 5 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 58% 34% - 86%
Belgian - Biscuit 5 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 45% 17% - 100%
German - CaraMunich I 5 German Grain crystal malt 39°L
34 81% 7% - 100%
Belgian - Aromatic 5 Belgian Grain roasted malt 38°L
33 49% 13% - 100%
German - Pilsner 3 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 100% 100% - 100%
Flaked Oats 2 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 18% 15% - 21%
Belgian - Munich 2 Belgian Grain base malt 6°L
38 55% 50% - 60%
United Kingdom - Carastan (30/37) 2 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 34°L
35 56% 50% - 63%
Belgian - Cara 20L 2 Belgian Grain crystal malt 22°L
34 42% 33% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 10L 2 American Grain crystal malt 10°L
35 37% 25% - 50%

Yeasts Used In Belgian Blond Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis - Safbrew - Specialty Ale Yeast T-58 65 Fermentis / Safale Ale 0.115 High 70% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Safbrew - Abbaye Yeast BE-256 49 Fermentis / Safale Ale .11 High 82% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - Belgian Ardennes 3522 33 Wyeast Ale 0.12 High 74% 65°F 85°F
White Labs - Abbey Ale Yeast WLP530 32 White Labs Ale High Med-High 77.5% 66°F 72°F
Fermentis - Safbrew - General/Belgian Yeast S-33 32 Fermentis / Safale Ale 0.115 High 70% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - Belgian Strong Ale 1388 31 Wyeast Ale 0.12 Low 76% 64°F 80°F
Mangrove Jack - Belgian Ale Yeast M41 27 Mangrove Jack Ale n/a Medium 85% 64°F 82°F
White Labs - Belgian Ale Yeast WLP550 27 White Labs Ale Med-High Medium 81.5% 68°F 78°F
White Labs - Trappist Ale Yeast WLP500 26 White Labs Ale High Med-Low 77.5% 65°F 72°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 26 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F

Other Ingredients Used In Belgian Blond Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 63 Water Agt Mash 20% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 39 Fining Boil 69% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 36 Fining Boil 64% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 31 Water Agt Mash 68% 9% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 29 Water Agt Mash 18% 0% - 56%
Epsom Salt 22 Water Agt Mash 9% 0% - 50%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 20 Water Agt Mash 15% 0% - 50%
Table Salt 10 Water Agt Mash 3% 0% - 25%
Phosphoric acid 9 Water Agt Mash 71% 16% - 100%
Chalk 9 Water Agt Mash 7% 0% - 45%

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