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Belgian Ale - Bière de Garde

BJCP Style Guide

Top 10 Bière de Garde Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Brudgommens gårdsøl
23 L 6.26% 26.25 1.066 1.019
BIAB 4074
farmhouse
22 L 8.16% 18.16 1.069 1.007
All Grain 2694
Bearded Guard 25
5 gal 5.98% 13.29 1.065 1.020
All Grain 2364
Biére da Baixa
60 L 7.87% 20.83 1.071 1.011
All Grain 2133
La petite houblonnée
24 L 5.08% 40.48 1.046 1.007
All Grain 1979
16: Heretic Wort Giveaway
5.5 gal 5.64% 37.77 1.057 1.014
All Grain 1878
Rustic French Ale
6 gal 5.79% 45.57 1.055 1.010
All Grain 1810
Martian Pineapple
1 gal 7.43% 22.27 1.069 1.012
BIAB 1757
Sahara
28 L 6% 27.01 1.056 1.011
All Grain 1637
Peary blonde
2 gal 7.29% 27.14 1.074 1.019
extract 1524

Newest Bière de Garde Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Biere de Garde (Vienna Lager f*** up)
4 gal 7.07% 25.38 1.065 1.011
All Grain 22
EO Belgian Blond
20 L 6.48% 21.71 1.069 1.020
BIAB 26
Bier de gard
4.5 gal 7.3% 27.91 1.067 1.011
All Grain 44
Biere de Garde Brune
3 gal 7.5% 33.86 1.067 1.009
BIAB 72
Bière Ardennais
28 L 6.43% 19.2 1.064 1.015
All Grain 90
Papa's Biere de Garde
19 L 6.31% 26.36 1.060 1.012
All Grain 74
Double Barrel
5.5 gal 7.59% 25.44 1.081 1.023
BIAB 56
Silver and Gold
5.25 gal 7.24% 24.6 1.068 1.012
All Grain 72
Awesome Recipe
5.5 gal 5.86% 0 1.059 1.015
All Grain 48
YakkSadd
18.9 L 7.71% 25.03 1.073 1.014
All Grain 78

Fermentables Used In Bière de Garde Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Belgian - Pilsner 49 Belgian Grain base malt 1.6°L
37 63% 18% - 90%
Munich - Light 10L 41 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 19% 2% - 55%
German - Pilsner 33 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 65% 13% - 94%
Belgian - Special B 29 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 4% 1% - 8%
German - Vienna 29 German Grain base malt 4°L
37 21% 2% - 80%
Belgian - Biscuit 28 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 6% 1% - 34%
American - Pilsner 27 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 60% 8% - 97%
Munich 25 Grain specialty malt 6°L
37 23% 2% - 83%
Cane Sugar 24 Sugar sugar 0°L
46 9% 0% - 25%
American - Vienna 22 American Grain base malt 4°L
35 33% 4% - 79%

Hops Used In Bière de Garde Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Saaz 48 3.5 37% 8% - 100%
Northern Brewer 24 7.8 42% 14% - 100%
Fuggles 23 4.5 47% 6% - 100%
Hallertau Mittelfruh 23 3.75 44% 14% - 100%
Styrian Goldings 20 5.5 41% 17% - 100%
Strisselspalt 19 3.5 40% 15% - 100%
Cascade 17 7 37% 8% - 100%
East Kent Goldings 16 5 34% 10% - 100%
Domestic Hallertau 16 3.9 46% 16% - 100%
Hallertau Hersbrucker 15 4 48% 20% - 79%

Steeping Grains Used In Bière de Garde Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Belgian - Biscuit 5 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 23% 5% - 50%
Belgian - Special B 4 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 44% 33% - 50%
Belgian - Aromatic 2 Belgian Grain roasted malt 38°L
33 24% 22% - 25%
American - Victory 2 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 45% 40% - 50%
Munich 2 Grain specialty malt 6°L
37 18% 18% - 18%
German - Pale Wheat 2 German Grain base malt 1.5°L
39 18% 18% - 18%
German - Vienna 2 German Grain base malt 4°L
37 35% 20% - 50%
Belgian - CaraVienne 2 Belgian Grain crystal malt 20°L
34 27% 13% - 40%

Yeasts Used In Bière de Garde Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Wyeast - French Saison 3711 19 Wyeast Ale 0.12 Low 80% 65°F 77°F
Danstar - Belle Saison Yeast 13 Danstar Ale High Low 80% 63°F 75°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 9 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Safbrew - Abbaye Yeast BE-256 9 Fermentis / Safale Ale .11 High 82% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - Belgian Saison I Yeast WLP565 9 White Labs Ale Medium Medium 70% 68°F 75°F
Wyeast - Bier de Garde 3725 8 Wyeast Ale 0.12 Low 76% 70°F 95°F
Mangrove Jack - French Saison Ale M29 8 Mangrove Jack Ale n/a Medium 87.5% 79°F 90°F
Fermentis - Safbrew - Specialty Ale Yeast T-58 7 Fermentis / Safale Ale 0.115 High 70% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Safbrew - General/Belgian Yeast S-33 7 Fermentis / Safale Ale 0.115 High 70% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - Belgian Ale Yeast WLP550 7 White Labs Ale Med-High Medium 81.5% 68°F 78°F

Other Ingredients Used In Bière de Garde Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 36 Water Agt Mash 27% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 18 Water Agt Mash 61% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 18 Fining Boil 73% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 16 Water Agt Mash 26% 0% - 94%
Epsom Salt 12 Water Agt Mash 6% 0% - 30%
Whirlfloc 12 Fining Boil 37% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 11 Water Agt Mash 25% 0% - 100%
Baking Soda 8 Water Agt Mash 14% 0% - 33%
Table Salt 6 Water Agt Mash 1% 0% - 4%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 5 Water Agt Mash 27% 1% - 36%

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