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Sincerely Blonde All-grain
Color
Stats
OG1.063
FG1.009
IBU26
ABV7.00 %
SRM7
BJCP Style
18C. Strong Belgian Ale, Belgian Strong Golden Ale
Description
This is a BJCP Category 18A Strong Belgian Ale - Blonde Ale (TB 18A is Dubbel?)
Submitted by DancingBear on 19-Apr-2010

Recipe Details
Tasting Notes
Awards 1st - Category 18 Strong Belgian Ale - 2009 Franco-Belgian Challenge Cup
Boil Volume 7.50 gallons
Boil Time 90 minutes
Batch Size 6.00 gallons
Yeast grew-up Ommegang Witte (75% app. attenuation)
Primary Fermentation 16 days Better Bottle
Secondary Fermentation N/A
Other Fermentation N/A
Procedure 1.5qt H20/1 lb grain, Mash 150F 90min - Batch Sparge - (fine crush Spec B and sprinkle on top of mash after stirred in), Yeast starter 1500ml, yeast pitched and held at 74F (would not pitch this high temp for WL or WY) Carb 3 Vols, 1 whirlfloc, 1/2tsp yeast Nutrient, Campden tab
  Style Comparison
  Low   High
OG 1.065 1.063 1.080
FG 1.014 1.009 1.020
IBU 25 26 35
SRM 3.5 7 5.5
ABV 7 7.00 9
Fermentables
% Weight Weight (lbs) Grain Note Gravity Points Color
72.4 % 10.00 Belgian Pils 43.8 1.8
10.9 % 1.50 Wheat Malt 7.3 1.7
9.1 % 1.25 German Munich 5.8 8.0
7.2 % 1.00 Cane sugar 5.8 1.0
0.4 % 0.06 Belgian Special B 1oz 0.2 221.0
  13.81     62.8  
Hops
% Wt Weight (oz) Hop Note Form AA% AAU Boil Time Utilization IBU
53.1 % 1.30 Vanguard Pellet 4.4 5.7 60 0.253 18.1
16.3 % 0.40 Sterling Pellet 6.2 2.5 60 0.253 7.8
30.6 % 0.75 Sterling Pellet 6.2 4.7 0 0.000 0.0
  2.45               26.0