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Old 04-04-2006, 02:30 AM   #1
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Default Tried the first bottle of my dubbel tonight

It was made with
7 lbs x-light LME
1 lb wheat DME
1 lb amber/dark candi sugar

w/ steeped
8 oz caramunich,
8 oz special B,
1 oz chocolate.

Hops:
1.5 oz Styrian Goldings 60 min
.5 oz hallertauer 15 min

Fermented with Wyeast 1214 Abbey Ale.

It's very good--a little more watery and a little less richly flavored than I had hoped: that deep, raisin-like sweetness seemed fairly absent. It's fairly green: it's been in the bottle 16 days

Next time, I think I'd add some aromatic or biscuit malt, and cook the candi sugar a little longer to get it nice and dark (although this beer is a beautiful coppery-brown color.)

I'm hoping to save a case of this until fallif I can--it will be interesting to see how it develops.

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Cargill has some recipes for Dubbels posted here on their website. They are all AG recipes, but you might glean something from them.

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Glad I see this now. What kind of IBU's were you shooting for?

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Glad I see this now. What kind of IBU's were you shooting for?
About 24. When that small amount of hop flavor from the Hallertau mellows, maybe the raisin/plum sweetness will come through a little more.
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