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Old 07-01-2012, 01:17 PM   #1
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Default Weyerman replacement for Belgian Pale and Belgian Pislner (Westvleteren 12)

Hello.

I'm going to take a shot at this recipe with Biab method: http://www.candisyrup.com/uploads/6/...one_-_017a.pdf

I only have access to Weyerman malts, so what would be a good replacement for Belgian Pale and Belgian Pilsner? Would Abbay Malt be something close or should I use regular Pilsner and Pale Ale Malts (or even something else?)?

I'm also confused about the priming for this recipe ... is there need to add additional yeast before priming?

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I use Wywrman Pilsner for my Belgian ales all the time.

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The recipe specifies:

6 lbs Belgian Pale
9 lbs Belgian Pilsner

Would you use Pilsner for the whole 15 lbs?

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I use Wywrman Pilsner for my Belgian ales all the time.
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The recipe specifies:

6 lbs Belgian Pale
9 lbs Belgian Pilsner

Would you use Pilsner for the whole 15 lbs?
Sorry, I meant to say I use Weyerman pilsner in place of Belgian Pilsner in my Belgian ales. I would follow the recipe and use Pale Malt if available.

Also, you asked about priming & fresh yeast. After lagering the beer for 4-5 months and given the high ABV, it might be wise to add the fresh yeast or krausen as the recipe suggests.
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