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Bucky's Red Extract
Color
Stats
OG1.069
FG1.014
IBU13
ABV7.10 %
SRM15
BJCP Style
18D. Strong Belgian Ale, Belgian Strong Dark Ale
Description
Submitted by Fab on 15-Mar-2010

Recipe Details
Tasting Notes This beer pours a pleasant reddish-amber with a thick white head. The nose is malty and sweet, with strong notes of caramel and vanilla. Also, hints of cherry subtly tease the nose. Dark fruits and heavy malts tend to dominate the tastebuds. Slightly resinous qualities peek through. The malt backbone does tend toward sweet. The beer is medium in body with a strong carbonated bite, giving it a superior mouthfeel. This all combines to make Bucky Red an extremely accessible and drinkable beer, but it still has enough character to entertain most beer geeks.
Awards 3rd Place in Franco-Belgian MHBTG
Boil Volume 2.00 gallons
Boil Time 60 minutes
Batch Size 2.00 gallons
Yeast Wyeast 1214 Belgium Abbey (Yeast cake) (75% app. attenuation)
Primary Fermentation 7
Secondary Fermentation 21
Other Fermentation
Procedure
  Style Comparison
  Low   High
OG 1.065 1.069 1.098+
FG 1.014 1.014 1.024+
IBU 25 13 40+
SRM 7 15 20
ABV 7 7.10 12+
Fermentables
% Weight Weight (lbs) Grain Note Gravity Points Color
97.6 % 4.01 Amber Dry Malt Extract 67.7 12.5
2.4 % 0.10 Belgian CaraMunich 1.2 75.0
  4.11     68.9  
Hops
% Wt Weight (oz) Hop Note Form AA% AAU Boil Time Utilization IBU
56.3 % 0.18 Northern Brewer Pellet 6.9 1.2 60 0.214 10.0
21.9 % 0.07 Fuggles Pellet 5.1 0.4 30 0.164 2.2
21.9 % 0.07 Cluster Pellet 7.7 0.5 5 0.043 0.9
  0.32               13.0