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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 5179
Tiktai (Belgian Single)
12.5 L 5.11% 29.29 1.049 1.01
All Grain 4488
Belgian Red Ale
3 gal 7.47% 26.62 1.076 1.019
All Grain 4012
Lambic clone
5.25 gal 5.37% 15.39 1.049 1.009
All Grain 2880
patersbier
32.25 gal 5.03% 31.13 1.049 1.01
All Grain 2795
Belgian Grand Cru Two
5.5 gal 5.93% 27.49 1.061 1.016
extract 2690
Belgian Quad with Cherries and Raspberries
6 gal 12.18% 0 1.108 1.015
All Grain 2386
5G Spiced Belgian Stout, carolina quarterly
5.5 gal 8.58% 97.02 1.08 1.015
extract 2167
Whiskey Barreled Belgian Dark Strong
4.5 gal 11.14% 12.88 1.101 1.016
BIAB 2148
Lady Lavender
1 gal 6.24% 0 1.064 1.016
All Grain 1983

Newest Belgian Specialty Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Light colored Belgian Ale - Polaris
5 gal 4.91% 22.46 1.049 1.011
extract 2
polaris hops
5 gal 4.92% 24.01 1.049 1.011
Partial Mash 5
Doña María
100 L 2.77% 0 1.028 1.007
extract 2
Grisette
9 gal 4.91% 22.75 1.046 1.009
All Grain 5
Westvleteren Clone
23 L 7.17% 38.76 1.069 1.014
BIAB 8
Pasqualina
100 L 5.73% 82.07 1.057 1.013
All Grain 9
Chocolate Wabbit
2.2 gal 7.1% 19.48 1.066 1.012
extract 11
The Forbidden Fruit
10 gal 8.84% 43.78 1.085 1.018
All Grain 25
Belgian Porter
5 gal 5.34% 43.04 1.054 1.014
All Grain 25
Saison de Noel
5.25 gal 8.58% 64.86 1.076 1.011
All Grain 20

Fermentables Used In Belgian Specialty Ale Recipes (View More)

Name
Uses
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
Pilsner
122
Belgian
Grain
Base malt
1.6 °L 
37
66%
11% - 100%
Pale 2-Row
92
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
50
Adjunct
Raw
2 °L 
34
9%
2% - 40%
Pilsner
44
German
Grain
Base malt
1.6 °L 
38
66%
8% - 100%
Cane Sugar
43
Sugar
Sugar
0 °L 
46
11%
2% - 53%
Flaked Oats
41
Adjunct
Raw
2.2 °L 
33
8%
2% - 56%
Aromatic
41
Belgian
Grain
Roasted malt
38 °L 
33
6%
1% - 19%
White Wheat
39
American
Grain
Base malt
2.8 °L 
40
25%
2% - 100%
Maris Otter Pale
38
United Kingdom
Grain
Base malt
3.75 °L 
38
48%
4% - 100%

Hops Used In Belgian Specialty Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Uses Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Saaz1063.433%3% - 100%
Styrian Goldings725.533%3% - 100%
Cascade61625%1% - 67%
Magnum4812.443%8% - 100%
Amarillo388.627%4% - 100%
East Kent Goldings385.838%3% - 100%
Citra3813.819%3% - 71%
Tettnanger344.539%17% - 100%
Centennial3410.421%6% - 50%
Hallertau Hersbrucker314.645%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%
Carapils (Dextrine Malt)8American
Grain
Crystal malt1.8 °L 
33
46%
13% - 100%
Special B7Belgian
Grain
Roasted malt115 °L 
34
48%
18% - 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%
Roasted Barley5American
Grain
Roasted malt300 °L 
33
16%
13% - 25%
CaraVienne4Belgian
Grain
Crystal malt20 °L 
34
50%
25% - 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-5835Fermentis / SafaleAle0.115High7054°F77°F
Belgian Ardennes 352229WyeastAle0.12High7465°F85°F
French Saison 371125WyeastAle0.12Low8065°F77°F
Abbey Ale Yeast WLP53024White LabsAleHighMed-High77.566°F72°F
Safbrew - General/Belgian Yeast S-3324Fermentis / SafaleAle0.115High7054°F77°F
Belgian Abby Ale II 176220WyeastAle0.12Medium7565°F75°F
Trappist Ale Yeast WLP50020White LabsAleHighMed-Low77.565°F72°F
Safale - American Ale Yeast US-0519Fermentis / SafaleAle.095Medium8154°F77°F
Belgian Ale Yeast WLP55018White LabsAleMed-HighMedium81.568°F78°F
Belgian Ale 121416WyeastAle0.12Med-Low7568°F78°F
Trappist High Gravity 378716WyeastAle0.12Med-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%
Yeast Nutrient24OtherBoil34%0% - 99%
Coriander22SpiceSecondary31%0% - 100%
Orange Peel19SpiceBoil39%0% - 100%
whirlfloc15FiningBoil75%5% - 100%
Gypsum11Water AgtMash23%0% - 53%
Coriander Seed10SpiceBoil47%1% - 96%
whirfloc9FiningBoil54%13% - 100%
Sweet Orange Peel9SpiceBoil28%2% - 57%
Cinnamon Stick8SpiceBoil65%0% - 100%
Bitter Orange Peel7FlavorBoil21%0% - 50%

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