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From the BrewBlog of BorealBrewers – Grand Rapdis, Minnesota USA
Printed January 22, 2018

Specifics
Style: Belgian Golden Strong Ale
Contributor: Chad Haatvedt
Yield: 5 gallons
Color (SRM/EBC): 5/9.9
Bitterness (Calc): 25 IBU (Daniels)
OG: 1.076
BJCP Style Info: Belgian Golden Strong Ale
O.G.: 1.070 - 1.095
F.G.: 1.005 - 1.016
ABV: 7.5 - 10.5%
Bitterness: 22 - 35 IBUs
Color: 3 - 6 SRM
Info: A golden, complex, effervescent, strong Belgian-style ale.

Commercial Examples: Duvel, Russian River Damnation, Hapkin, Lucifer, Brigand, Judas, Delirium Tremens, Dulle Teve, Piraat, Great Divide Hades, Avery Salvation, North Coast Pranqster, Unibroue Eau Benite, AleSmith Horny Devil.

General Information
Method: All Grain
Malts and Grains
12.00 pounds Belgian Plisen Malt 96% of grist
0.25 pounds Belgian Biscuit Malt 2% of grist
0.25 pounds Belgian Caramel Pils 2% of grist
12.50 pounds Total Grain Weight 100% of grist
Non-Fermentables
5 tsp 5.2 Stabilizer @ mash minutes  
2 tablets Whirlfloc @ 15 minutes  
Hops
2.00 ounces Saaz 3% Pellets @ 60 minutes
Type: Bittering
Use: Boil
6 AAUs
1.00 ounces Saaz 3% Pellets @ 15 minutes
Type: Aroma
Use: Boil
3 AAUs
3.00 ounces Total Hop Weight 9 AAUs
Boil
Total Boil Time: 60 minutes
Yeast
Name: Belgian Golden Ale
Manufacturer: White Labs
Product ID: WLP570
Type: Ale
Flocculation: Low
Attenuation: 77%
Temperature Range: 68–75°F
Amount: 70 ml
Mash Profile

Double Infusion Mash, Light Bodied Beer

Grain Temperature: 72°F Tun Temperature: 72°F
Sparge Temperature: 168°F PH: 5.4
Notes:

For beers requiring a protein rest utilizing undermodified grains or adjuncts

Steps

# Name Type Time Temp. Description
1 Protein Rest Infusion 30 min. 122°F

Add 40% of mash water at 132° F / 55° C

2 Saccrification Infusion 30 min. 150°F

Add 35% of mash water at 188° F / 87° C

3 Mash Out Infusion 10 min. 168°F

Add 25% of mash water at 210° F / 99° C

Procedure
Initial Infusion:
Units:
Grain Weight: (lb)
Mash Water/Grain Ratio: Quarts / Pound
First Rest Temperature: (F)
Grain Temperature: (F)
Boiling Temperature: (F) * adjust for your altitude
 

Volume of strike water:
16.25 (Quarts)
Temperature of strike water:
131.1 (F)

 

Additional Rests / Infusions:
Input additional target temperatures to find out how much boiling water to add to the mash tun.
Step Target Temp (F) Infusion Needed Quarts / Pound
1.
122
16.25 Quarts @ 131.1 (F)
1.25
2. 149
7.7 Quarts @ boiling
1.8
3. 159
4.9 Quarts @ boiling
2.2
Fermentation
Primary: 26 days @ 64° F
Generic BGST
Date Brewed:  
Brewer/Assistant:  
Brew Day Data
  Target Actual
Strike Water Amount: 4.2  
Strike Water Temperature:    
Mash Temperature:    
Mash Time:    
Sparge Water Amount: 6.2  
Sparge Water Temperature:    
Pre-Boil Gravity:    
Pre-Boil Amount: 6.7  
Post-Boil Amount: 5  
Boil Time: 60  
Original Gravity: 1.076 / 18.4° P  
     
     
     
     
Brew Day Notes
 

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