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Chimight (Chimay Light)

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Chimight (Chimay Light)

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Beer Style: Belgian Golden Strong Ale  (18D)
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5 US gallons

Belgian Golden Strong Ale



  • 15 pounds, pale unhopped extract
  • 3/4 pound, brown sugar
  • 1 pound, crystal malt
  • 1 pound, flaked barley
  • 1 pound, pale malt
  • 1/2 pound, wheat malt
  • 1/4 teaspoon, gypsum
  • 1/4 teaspoon, salt
  • 1 teaspoon, Irish moss
  • 7 HBUs, Northern Brewer hops (boil)
  • 14 HBUs, Chinook hops (boil)
  • 1 ounce, Saaz hops (finish)
  • 1/2 ounce, Tettnanger hops (finish)
  • Chimay yeast

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This is a 9-gallon partial mash recipe. Use standard procedures, brewing about 7 gallons of wort in a 10-gallon kettle, followed by a 7-gallon primary and 2 5-gallon secondaries. Then keg (or bottle). The yeast was cultured from a bottle of Chimay.