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Velvet Hammer

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Velvet Hammer

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Beer Style: Belgian Dark Strong Ale  (18E)
Recipe Type: partial mash
Yield: 6 US gallons

Belgian Dark Strong Ale
Beer Color


  • 2 lbs - Pilsner (2 Row) Bel (2.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 1 lbs - Aromatic Malt (26.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 1 lbs - Caramunich Malt (56.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 9 lbs - Dark Dry Extract (17.5 SRM) (Grain)
  • 1 lbs - Corn Sugar (Dextrose) (0.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 1.0 oz - Horizon [12.0%] - Boil 30 min (Hops)
  • 1.00 oz - Coriander Seed (Boil 20 min) (Misc)
  • 1.00 oz - Orange Peel, Sweet (Boil 20 min) (Misc)
  • 1 pkgs - Belgian Strong Ale Yeast (White Labs #WLP545) (Yeast)

Additional Instructions

Boil: 60 Minutes

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.090 (21.4° P)
Final Gravity: 1.013 SG (3.2° P)
Alcohol by Vol: 10.3%
Color SRM: 17.5  Color Sample 
Bitterness IBU: 20.5
Recipe Type: partial mash
Yield: 6.00 US Gallons

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review rating
 Reviewed by notxam on Thu May 15 2014

great beer.

review rating
 Reviewed by joeman on Fri May 9 2014

This is my first published recipe. Good belgian dark strong. blue ribbon in Va