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Old 10-31-2008, 11:02 PM   #11
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Actually, I've done some readings and found some other clone recipes, they all have an OG around 1.1 so this sounds like a winner unless blitzk has a significant change. Now I just need to get a bottle of Dark Candi Sugar syrup!
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Old 11-01-2008, 06:05 AM   #12
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Candi Sugar has similar potential gravity as grain per lbs, which seems strange but that is what Beersmith says.
Maybe blitzk would like to share his recipe for Westvleteren 12 and we can compare?
I just got a Blichmann Boilermaker w/false bottom so I'm itching to break it in and this is the first recipe I want to do!
The Belgian Candi Syrups have a ppg of 1.032: dark candi, inc.. If it's different in BeerSmith I think you can adjust it manually or add a new item with the appropriate characteristics.
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Old 11-02-2008, 09:55 PM   #13
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Yeah, Beersmith said 1.032 which is around the same as most grains (1.030 -> 1.035)
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Old 01-12-2009, 05:37 PM   #14
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Ever get around to doing this one?
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Old 01-15-2009, 05:11 PM   #15
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Negative, just got around to ordering the dark candi syrup. Its on the schedule for probably 2 weeks time.
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Old 02-11-2009, 07:48 PM   #16
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If someone out there has another clone recipe I would be willing to brew that in the next month. maybe even have a trade going on...
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Old 03-02-2009, 11:51 PM   #17
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Default Westvleteren clone needs some advice.


I'm doing a Westvleteren clone and just racked to a secondary. I only have 6.5 gallon carboys so there's a bit of headspace at the top. is this going to present an oxidation problem or will enough new CO2 be created to force it out? I was in primary about 10 days. also, how long would you recommend keeping it at room temp in secondary before bottling and then how long for conditioning?

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How does this compaire to the real deal? I've never found the 12 and I always look when I goto a new beer store?

It's on my list of "Try before Die" beers.
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How does this compaire to the real deal? I've never found the 12 and I always look when I goto a new beer store?

It's on my list of "Try before Die" beers.
You will never see it at a regular beer store. You can buy it directly from the monks, on ebay and a couple places online. The only place that the monks condone sale is from them, they specifically ask for it not to be resold.
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You will never see it at a regular beer store. You can buy it directly from the monks, on ebay and a couple places online. The only place that the monks condone sale is from them, they specifically ask for it not to be resold.
Yes, I know. There is a grey market for them and sometimes "my guy" can get interesting items. He's looking for 6, 8, and 12 but it's been a while.
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