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Trappist Monkey

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Trappist Monkey

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

Belgian Golden Strong Ale

Description:

Ingredients:

  • 8 pounds, Klages pale malt
  • 4 pounds, Munich malt (10L)
  • 1 pound, crystal malt (40L)
  • 1 pound, malted wheat
  • 1 pound, wheat flakes (unmalted)
  • 1 pound, dark brown sugar
  • 2 ounces, chocolate malt (uncracked)
  • 2 ounces, Cascade hops (I didn't have time to age them 3

Additional Instructions

Primary Ferment: 2 months

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.072
Final Gravity: 1.014
Alcohol by Vol: 7.59%
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5.00 US Gallons

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Procedure:

Mash temp 158 degrees, pH 5.3, 1 hour mash, final temp 155 degrees. Mash out with 1-1/2 gallons boiling water, resultant temp 168 degrees. Sparge @ 168 degrees, sparge water acidified with lactic acid to pH 6.5. Collect 8 gallons sweet wort. Add brown sugar. Boil for 1-1/2 hours. Add all hops 30 minutes into the boil. Cool to 70 degrees (counterflow chiller). Pitch Chimay starter. Ferment for 2 months in a single stage fermentation. Prime with 44 ounce sweet wort (from the original brew, stored very carefully). Bottle, yield 6 gals.

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