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Old 04-19-2012, 04:50 AM   #1
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Recipe Type: All Grain   
Yeast: wyeast 3522   
Yeast Starter: YES   
Additional Yeast or Yeast Starter: wlp 550   
Batch Size (Gallons): 4   
Original Gravity: 1.085   
Final Gravity: 1.008   
IBU: 27   
Boiling Time (Minutes): 90   
Color: 5.1   
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 60   
Additional Fermentation: 80 days aging in keg   
Tasting Notes: AMAZING!!!!   

MALTS:

13 lb Belgian Pilsner
1 lb Carapils
1 lb Corn Sugar (15 minutes in the boil)

HOPS:

0.5 oz Tettnang 5.7% 60 min (9.11 IBU)
1 oz Hallertauer 60 2.6 % min (8.31 IBU)
0.25 oz Tettnang 30 min (3.5 IBU)
0.5 oz Hallertauer 30 min (3.19 IBU)
0.25 oz Tettnang 10 min (1.65 IBU)
0.5 oz Hallertauer 10 min (1.51 IBU)

YEASTS:

Half Gallon starter with BOTH
Wyeast 3522 Belgian Ardennes
WLP 550 Belgian Ale

MISC:

3 Oz Hungarian Medium toast oak cubes
Jim Beam

MASH:

60 min at 151

FERMENTATION SCHEDULE:

29 Days at 70 without oak
28 days at 70 with oak
80 days in keg room temp
60 days at serving temp PRIOR to serving
enjoy absolute deliciousness!

Any questions please see http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f12/alla...-clone-250654/

Enjoy!

It just gets better with age!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 10-25-2012, 05:23 PM   #2
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Mainebrew - Does it taste like the original? I just had on Monday for the first time and was amazing. Just tried the Kate recipe (had all the issues with sparging as posted). This appears to be next inline now!!!

 
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Old 10-25-2012, 10:16 PM   #3
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Yeah it's delish! Try blending it with fresh tripel for the most authentic taste. Otherwise it's more Jim beam up front.
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Old 12-03-2012, 01:11 AM   #4
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You have a sub for tettnang - having issues with LHBS

 
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Old 12-06-2012, 03:15 AM   #5
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Anything Noble would be ok. Hallertau would be fine.
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Bottles: Sauvignon Blanc, Mixed Wine, Syrah, Apple Wine, Triberry Wine, Chianti, Liquid Sunshine Sparkling Banana Wine
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Old 12-06-2012, 03:19 AM   #6
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The key is really hitting the IBU's, more than anything I think.
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Old 12-06-2012, 03:21 AM   #7
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How much Jim Beam did you soak the oak cubes in and for how long? I would have to say this is my favorite triple.
Sorry just saw your link. I assume just enough beam to cover the cubes in a bowl?
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Old 12-06-2012, 10:32 PM   #8
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yup
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Old 12-14-2012, 09:25 PM   #9
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Quote:
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Just ordered supplies to brew...cant wait

 
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Old 12-21-2012, 12:12 AM   #10
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OMG can't believe I found a recipe for this. A great beer. Could you convert to extract for me, I'm a newby. When you said to blend it with fresh triple what do you mean and Is there a better way to get the same taste?

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