Bottles for a belgian golden strong ale. - Home Brew Forums
Register Now For Free!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Bottling/Kegging > Bottles for a belgian golden strong ale.

Thread Tools
Old 05-05-2013, 02:57 PM   #1
Apr 2013
Posts: 14

Brewed up a batch of Belgian golden strong ale and am confused as to how to title this. Some folks say to add a bit of yeast as well as priming sugar. Will a regular style beer bottle be ok or do I need a heavier bottle? Any advice appreciated on anything concerning this beer. It was the partial mash kit from Love2brew.

Reply With Quote
Old 05-06-2013, 10:21 PM   #2
Born Texan living (trapped) in Washington state
lstrowge's Avatar
Apr 2011
Bremerton, Wa
Posts: 153
Liked 19 Times on 14 Posts

Can't speak to the Golden Strong but I recently bottled a batch of oaked Belgian Dark Strong (approx 10.2%)that spent about 6 weeks on the oak chips. I bottled with about half a dry pack of rehydrated Champaign yeast and priming sugar to get to approx 3 vols in regular 22oz bottles. Trying to avoid bottle bombs. Two weeks in my ferm chamber at 72% and the first tester carbed nicely.

I have had issues previously bottling high gravity beers and getting them to carb properly. It seems the Champaign yeast did the trick. The bottles are now in my basement closet holding at about 65, with a couple in the fridge ofcourse.

Next time I will harvest about a jelly jar of the yeast from the starter prior to pitching to save for bottling and see how that goes.
Keg 1 - Mischief Belgian Blonde
Keg 2 - Lou's ESB
Keg 3 - Cranberry Blonde
Keg 4 - Shipwrecked Downunder Saison
Keg 5 - Citra IPA
Keg 6 - Barrel aged Dubbel

Reply With Quote
Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Belgian Golden Strong Ale StusBrew All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 33 12-10-2013 06:56 PM
Belgian Golden Strong scottyg354 Recipes/Ingredients 5 05-03-2013 04:41 PM
Belgian Golden Strong Ale kroach01 All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 2 11-25-2012 07:50 PM
Green Flash Bottles for Belgian Golden Strong? rtb178 General Beer Discussion 8 08-24-2012 06:27 PM
Belgian Golden Strong Lonek General Techniques 1 06-20-2007 10:09 PM

Forum Jump