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Trappist Ale - Trappist Single


A pale, bitter, highly attenuated and well carbonated Trappist ale, showing a fruity-spicy Trappist yeast character, a spicy-floral hop profile, and a soft, supportive grainy-sweet malt palate.

Flavor Profile: Fruity, hoppy, bitter, and dry. Initial malty-sweet impression, with a grainy-sweet soft malt palate, and a dry, hoppy finish. The malt may have a light honeyed biscuit or cracker impression. Moderate spicy or floral hop flavor. Esters can be citrus (oran

Ingredients: Pilsner malt, Belgian Trappist yeast, Saazer-type hops.

BJCP Style Guide

Top 10 Trappist Single Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Abbey Single
5.5 gal 5.83% 18.31 1.052 1.007
All Grain 9079
westmalle extra
5.5 gal 4.91% 19.24 1.048 1.011
All Grain 6813
Tafelbier
5 gal 2.14% 8.08 1.023 1.006
All Grain 4875
Belgian Single
5.5 gal 5.27% 31.76 1.052 1.012
BIAB 4440
westvleteren blond clone
34 L 5.75% 38.57 1.054 1.010
BIAB 3520
Next Chapter Patersbier
19.5 L 4.88% 23.85 1.048 1.010
All Grain 3469
MadMonk
5 gal 5.21% 0 1.053 1.013
All Grain 2925
Kjeller 5 25l Patersbier
25 L 4.89% 25.68 1.047 1.010
BIAB 2477
Experim-Enkel
25 L 5.19% 32.07 1.050 1.010
All Grain 1789
Patersbier
40 L 4.3% 12.06 1.047 1.014
All Grain 1530

Newest Trappist Single Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Yeast N' Stuff v. 4
22 L 4.73% 33.81 1.048 1.012
All Grain 1
Seks in een kano
2 gal 2.56% 13.71 1.028 1.009
All Grain 8
Trappist Single
3 gal 6.64% 39.01 1.058 1.007
BIAB 12
Awesome Recipe
27 L 6.86% 0 1.070 1.017
extract 34
Belgian Single
3 gal 4.96% 34.77 1.045 1.007
All Grain 57
Spencer's Trappist Ale
5.5 gal 5.44% 25.11 1.053 1.013
All Grain 83
Belgian Single
18 gal 5.54% 31.13 1.054 1.012
All Grain 52
That Single Life
5.5 gal 4.87% 39.45 1.050 1.013
All Grain 67
Tafelbier
5 gal 2.69% 8.08 1.027 1.007
BIAB 55
Amigotes / 999
21 L 6.4% 22.95 1.057 1.008
All Grain 51

Fermentables Used In Trappist Single Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Belgian - Pilsner 163 Belgian Grain base malt 1.6°L
37 77% 25% - 100%
Cane Sugar 102 Sugar sugar 0°L
46 8% 2% - 29%
Belgian Candi Sugar - Clear/Blond (0L) 66 Sugar sugar 0°L
38 8% 0% - 20%
German - Pilsner 62 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 73% 17% - 100%
Belgian - Biscuit 58 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 5% 1% - 13%
Special B 48 Grain crystal malt 115°L
34 4% 1% - 13%
American - Pilsner 46 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 79% 22% - 100%
US - Pale 2-Row 37 US Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 62% 4% - 100%
BE - Pale Ale 34 BE Grain base malt 3.4°L
38 56% 10% - 95%
German - Acidulated Malt 30 German Grain acidulated malt 3.4°L
27 3% 1% - 7%

Hops Used In Trappist Single Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Saaz 169 3.5 39% 5% - 100%
Styrian Goldings 113 5.5 34% 7% - 71%
Hallertau Mittelfruh 80 3.75 35% 4% - 94%
Magnum 56 15 27% 2% - 100%
Hallertau Hersbrucker 38 4 38% 9% - 77%
Tettnanger 25 4.5 42% 13% - 100%
Domestic Hallertau 22 3.9 41% 20% - 67%
Perle 21 8.2 38% 11% - 67%
East Kent Goldings 20 5 39% 8% - 100%
Northern Brewer 19 7.8 33% 13% - 60%

Steeping Grains Used In Trappist Single Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 3 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 60% 50% - 80%
Aromatic 3 Grain base malt 38°L
33 53% 25% - 100%
Belgian - Caramel Pils 3 Belgian Grain crystal malt 8°L
34 67% 50% - 100%
German - Carapils 3 German Grain crystal malt 1.3°L
35 100% 100% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 20L 2 American Grain crystal malt 20°L
35 43% 25% - 62%
Belgian - Biscuit 2 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 43% 20% - 67%

Yeasts Used In Trappist Single Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis - Safbrew - Abbaye Yeast BE-256 57 Fermentis / Safale Ale .11 High 82% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - Trappist High Gravity 3787 54 Wyeast Ale 0.12 Med-High 76% 64°F 78°F
White Labs - Abbey Ale Yeast WLP530 50 White Labs Ale High Med-High 77.5% 66°F 72°F
White Labs - Monastary Ale Yeast WLP500 32 White Labs Ales High Medium 77.5% 65°F 72°F
Mangrove Jack - Belgian Abbey M47 28 Mangrove Jack Ale n/a Med-High 75% 64°F 77°F
Lallemand - LALBREW┬« ABBAYE BELGIAN ALE YEAST 19 Lallemand Belgian Ales High Medium 88% 63°F 77°F
Mangrove Jack - Belgian Ale Yeast M41 15 Mangrove Jack Ale n/a Medium 85% 64°F 82°F
Wyeast - Belgian Strong Ale 1388 15 Wyeast Ale 0.12 Low 76% 64°F 80°F
Wyeast - Belgian Ale 1214 15 Wyeast Ale 0.12 Med-Low 75% 68°F 78°F
Mangrove Jack - Belgian Tripel M31 15 Mangrove Jack Ale n/a Medium 85% 64°F 82°F

Other Ingredients Used In Trappist Single Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 97 Water Agt Mash 14% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 61 Water Agt Mash 71% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 57 Water Agt Mash 13% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 43 Fining Boil 54% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 34 Fining Boil 52% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 31 Water Agt Mash 3% 0% - 16%
Phosphoric acid 17 Water Agt Mash 62% 0% - 100%
Baking Soda 17 Water Agt Mash 4% 0% - 27%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 14 Water Agt Mash 10% 0% - 38%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 13 Water Agt Mash 15% 0% - 45%

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