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Old 03-29-2011, 09:18 PM   #1
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Default All-Grain - Belgian Amber Strong Ale

Recipe Type: All Grain
Yeast: Wyeast 3522 Belgian Ardennes
Yeast Starter: None
Additional Yeast or Yeast Starter: None
Batch Size (Gallons): 5
Original Gravity: 1.080
Final Gravity: 1.020
IBU: 28
Boiling Time (Minutes): 60
Color: 12 SRM
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 7
Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 7
Tasting Notes: Like a Belgian Doppelbock...

I ran out of everything but Munich malt, and this was the result. This is the simplest, and by all accounts, one of the most delicious brews I've made. Proof that a recipe doesn't have to be complicated to be great!

Belgian Amber Strong Ale

5 gallon batch, 60 minute boil

Fermentables:

12 lbs. Dark Munich Malt (10L)
2 lbs. Corn Sugar (Dextrose)

Hops:

1 oz. Northern Brewer @ 60 Minutes

Yeast:

Wyeast 3522 Belgian Ardennes (Pitched onto a cake from a Belgian Pale.)

Fermentation times:

Primary: 1 Week @ 68 Degrees
Secondary: 1 Week @ 68 Degrees
Bottle Condition: 1 Month @ 68 Degrees

Notes:

I did a single infusion mash at 152 for 60 minutes.

Stats:

OG: 1.080
FG: 1.020
ABV: 8%
IBUs: 28

Big malt, dark fruit, cotton candy, crisp and smooth. Kind of like a Belgian Doppelbock...

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Old 03-29-2011, 11:12 PM   #2
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"Proof that a recipe doesn't have to be complicated to be great!"

+1 to that

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