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"T" Belgian Golden Strong Ale Partial
Color
Stats
OG1.092
FG1.012
IBU42
ABV10.30 %
SRM7
BJCP Style
18C. Strong Belgian Ale, Belgian Strong Golden Ale
Description
Nice alcohol esters in this high gravity but pleasant drinkable Belgian ale.
Submitted by Slobberchops on 26-Jul-2011

Recipe Details
Tasting Notes "Moderate yeast character and medium spicy hop. Moderate bitterness balances malt into dry finish."
Awards 4th place Belgian Strong Ale category, 2011 Ohio State Fair
Boil Volume 7.00 gallons
Boil Time 60 minutes
Batch Size 5.00 gallons
Yeast White Labs WLP530 Abbey Ale (75% app. attenuation)
Primary Fermentation 15 days in plastic at 64 degrees
Secondary Fermentation 21 days in glass at 64 degrees
Other Fermentation bottle conditioning, 4oz cane sugar
Procedure Mashed at 175 degrees in the oven for 60 minutes. Transitioned to kettle, and brought to a boil. Stole some wort to make a 2-day, 1-quart starter. Added other fermentables and hops according to schedule. Cooled and moved to fermenter. Pitched. Moved to secondary. Primed and bottled.
  Style Comparison
  Low   High
OG 1.065 1.092 1.080
FG 1.014 1.012 1.020
IBU 25 42 35
SRM 3.5 7 5.5
ABV 7 10.30 9
Fermentables
% Weight Weight (lbs) Grain Note Gravity Points Color
40.0 % 5.00 Belgian Pils 26.3 1.8
36.0 % 4.50 Light Dry Malt Extract 30.4 2.0
20.0 % 2.50 Cane sugar 17.3 1.0
4.0 % 0.50 Belgian Aromatic 2.3 25.0
  12.50     76.1  
Hops
% Wt Weight (oz) Hop Note Form AA% AAU Boil Time Utilization IBU
25.0 % 1.00 Goldings Pellet 5.0 5.0 60 0.220 16.5
25.0 % 1.00 Tettnanger Pellet 4.5 4.5 30 0.169 11.4
25.0 % 1.00 Fuggles Pellet 5.1 5.1 25 0.153 11.7
25.0 % 1.00 Saaz Pellet 3.5 3.5 5 0.044 2.3
  4.00               42.0
Miscellaneous Ingredients
Weight/Units Name Notes
1 tsp Irish Moss 15 min add