Belgian and French Ale - Belgian Specialty Ale


Top 10 Belgian Specialty Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
American Dark Wheat
6.5 gal 4.98% 16.78 1.052 1.015
All Grain 4785
Tiktai (Belgian Single)
12.75 L 5.01% 27.33 1.046 1.008
All Grain 4293
Belgian Red Ale
3 gal 7.47% 26.62 1.076 1.019
All Grain 3453
patersbier
32.25 gal 5.03% 31.13 1.049 1.01
All Grain 2577
Belgian Grand Cru Two
5.5 gal 5.93% 27.49 1.061 1.016
extract 2492
Belgian Quad with Cherries and Raspberries
6 gal 12.18% 0 1.108 1.015
All Grain 2164
5G Spiced Belgian Stout, carolina quarterly
5.5 gal 8.58% 97.02 1.08 1.015
extract 1989
Lady Lavender
1 gal 6.24% 0 1.064 1.016
All Grain 1752
Lambic clone
5.25 gal 5.37% 15.39 1.049 1.009
All Grain 1668
Belgian Dubbel
17 L 6.93% 23.69 1.065 1.012
All Grain 1591

Newest Belgian Specialty Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Frida-like
50 L 6.13% 19.98 1.055 1.008
All Grain 3
010. Hoppy Brett Farmhouse Ale
23 L 6.5% 107.12 14.1571 2.04207
All Grain 7
white stout
5 gal 5.24% 17.44 1.053 1.013
All Grain 10
Bruja 18
2.2 gal 7.05% 31.95 1.066 1.012
extract 8
Dark Winter - Imperial Dark Saison
5 gal 9% 53.55 1.074 1.005
BIAB 20
Norwegian Farmhouse Ale
15.1 L 8.41% 39.99 1.076 1.012
All Grain 45
Split pale sesh beer
11 gal 4.68% 20.89 1.046 1.011
All Grain 15
Awesome Recipe
1 gal 17.4% 141.2 1.177 1.044
extract 18
TotBG
5 gal 5.8% 10.25 1.067 1.023
All Grain 19
Neil Young & Cole Slaw
5.5 gal 6.36% 18.89 1.053 1.005
All Grain 16

Fermentables Used In Belgian Specialty Ale Recipes (View More)

Name
Uses
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
Pilsner
116
Belgian
Grain
Base malt
1.6 °L 
37
65%
11% - 100%
Pale 2-Row
88
American
Grain
Base malt
1.8 °L 
37
55%
5% - 100%
Special B
60
Belgian
Grain
Roasted malt
115 °L 
34
5%
1% - 20%
Flaked Wheat
45
Adjunct
Raw
2 °L 
34
10%
2% - 40%
Pilsner
43
German
Grain
Base malt
1.6 °L 
38
65%
8% - 100%
Cane Sugar
41
Sugar
Sugar
0 °L 
46
11%
2% - 53%
Flaked Oats
39
Adjunct
Raw
2.2 °L 
33
8%
2% - 56%
White Wheat
39
American
Grain
Base malt
2.8 °L 
40
25%
2% - 100%
Aromatic
39
Belgian
Grain
Roasted malt
38 °L 
33
5%
1% - 19%
Belgian Candi SugarClear/Blond (0L)
37
Sugar
Sugar
0 °L 
38
9%
4% - 18%

Hops Used In Belgian Specialty Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Uses Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Saaz1023.533%3% - 100%
Styrian Goldings735.534%3% - 100%
Cascade59726%1% - 67%
Magnum451540%8% - 100%
Citra381119%3% - 71%
Amarillo378.626%4% - 100%
Tettnanger354.539%17% - 100%
East Kent Goldings35538%3% - 100%
Centennial341021%6% - 50%
Hallertau Hersbrucker32445%11% - 100%

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

Name Uses Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Aromatic9Belgian
Grain
Roasted malt38 °L 
33
41%
15% - 100%
Caramel / Crystal 60L8American
Grain
Crystal malt60 °L 
34
25%
8% - 40%
Flaked Wheat8
Adjunct
Raw2 °L 
34
22%
10% - 36%
Special B7Belgian
Grain
Roasted malt115 °L 
34
48%
18% - 100%
Carapils (Dextrine Malt)6American
Grain
Crystal malt1.8 °L 
33
57%
33% - 100%
Biscuit6Belgian
Grain
Roasted malt23 °L 
35
21%
7% - 40%
Chocolate5American
Grain
Roasted malt350 °L 
29
16%
11% - 25%
Honey Malt5Canadian
Grain
Base malt25 °L 
37
37%
15% - 50%
Flaked Oats4
Adjunct
Raw2.2 °L 
33
44%
11% - 100%
Rye4American
Grain
Base malt3.5 °L 
38
37%
7% - 67%

Yeasts Used In Belgian Specialty Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Uses Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Safbrew - Specialty Ale Yeast T-5831Fermentis / SafaleAle0.115High7054°F77°F
Belgian Ardennes 352230WyeastAle0.12High7465°F85°F
French Saison 371125WyeastAle0.12Low8065°F77°F
Safbrew - General/Belgian Yeast S-3324Fermentis / SafaleAle0.115High7054°F77°F
Abbey Ale Yeast WLP53021White LabsAleHighMed-High77.566°F72°F
Belgian Abby Ale II 176220WyeastAle0.12Medium7565°F75°F
Trappist Ale Yeast WLP50019White LabsAleHighMed-Low77.565°F72°F
Belgian Ale Yeast WLP55018White LabsAleMed-HighMedium81.568°F78°F
Safale - American Ale Yeast US-0518Fermentis / SafaleAle.095Medium8154°F77°F
Belgian Ale 121416WyeastAle0.12Med-Low7568°F78°F
Trappist High Gravity 378715WyeastAle0.12Med-High7664°F78°F

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

Name Uses Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Irish Moss67FiningBoil58%0% - 100%
coriander 21SpiceBoil32%0% - 100%
Yeast Nutrient21OtherBoil39%5% - 99%
Orange peel19FlavorSecondary39%0% - 100%
Whirlfloc14OtherBoil74%5% - 100%
Coriander Seed10SpiceBoil47%1% - 96%
Gypsum9Water AgtBoil22%1% - 53%
Whirfloc9FiningBoil54%13% - 100%
Sweet Orange Peel8FlavorBoil31%6% - 57%
Cinnamon Stick8SpiceBoil65%0% - 100%
Bitter Orange Peel8FlavorBoil20%0% - 50%

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