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Bittersweet Melody Belgian IPA Extract
Color
Stats
OG1.078
FG1.020
IBU74
ABV7.50 %
SRM5
BJCP Style
19A. Belgian And French Ale, Belgian Pale Ale
Description
Strong Hops on the nose and in the intial taste with a sweet and smooth belgian strong ale finish...
Submitted by AVanno on 23-Oct-2011

Recipe Details
Tasting Notes The initial tast from the ferment bucket at 1.030 is just as described. Final notes to be determined at kegging and then three months from now at first tasting... I don't know if I can wait!
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Boil Volume 7.00 gallons
Boil Time 60 minutes
Batch Size 5.00 gallons
Yeast Belgian Ale Yeast (75% app. attenuation)
Primary Fermentation Plastic 7 days
Secondary Fermentation Plastic 7 days
Other Fermentation
Procedure Steep wheat and Vienna malt at 158 degrees for 30 minutes, add all other fermentables and boil 60 minutes.
  Style Comparison
  Low   High
OG 1.040 1.078 1.055
FG 1.008 1.020 1.013
IBU 20 74 35
SRM 3 5 14
ABV 3.9 7.50 5.6
Fermentables
% Weight Weight (lbs) Grain Note Gravity Points Color
25.0 % 3.00 Light Malt Extract Syrup 15.3 2.0
25.0 % 3.00 Light Dry Malt Extract 20.3 2.0
16.7 % 2.00 Wheat Malt 11.7 1.7
16.7 % 2.00 Honey 10.5 1.5
8.3 % 1.00 Vienna 4.5 4.0
8.3 % 1.00 Candy Sugar Belgian Clear 6.8 1.0
  12.00     69.0  
Hops
% Wt Weight (oz) Hop Note Form AA% AAU Boil Time Utilization IBU
33.3 % 1.00 Centennial Whole/Plug 10.5 10.5 60 0.219 34.5
33.3 % 1.00 Centennial Whole/Plug 10.5 10.5 30 0.168 26.5
33.3 % 1.00 Summit Pellet 18.5 18.5 5 0.048 13.3
  3.00               74.0
Miscellaneous Ingredients
Weight/Units Name Notes
1 Summit Pellets Dry Hopped in second ferment