Biere de Garde – All Grain


Malts and Grains

Amount Malt/Grain %
18.00 pounds Belgian Plisen Malt 70.2%
6.00 pounds German Light Munich Malt 23.4%
1.50 pounds Belgian Caravienne Malt 5.9%
0.13 pounds American Black Patent 0.5%
25.63 pounds Total Grain Weight 100%


Amount Adjunct
2.00 pounds Sucrose (Table Sugar)


Amount Hop Time AA
1.00 ounces Magnum 60 min 12.1%
1.00 ounces Total Hop Weight


Name Lab/Manufacturer Product ID Amount
Biere de Garde Wyeast 3725 3000 ml

Equipment Profile Converted Keg, 10 Gallon/38 Liter Cooler Mash Tun


Converted 15.5 gallon/59 liter keg boil kettle for full boil with a 10 gallon/38 liter cooler as a mash/lauter tun.

Mash Profile Single Infusion Mash, Extra Light Bodied Beer, No Mash Out


Low mash temperature for extra dry styles.

Mash Steps

# Name Time Temp. Description
1 Mash In 90 min. 147°F

Add 100% of mash water at 159° F / 70.5° C

Water Profile Denver, Colorado


  • Add yeast at 66 degrees and maintain the temperature until fermentation is active. Raise the temperature 1 degree every day until it reaches 70. Finish fermentation at that temperature.
  • Lager and cellar for 35-60 days.

Fermentation and Aging

14 days @ 73° F
60 days @ 32° F

Fetchez la Vache

Date Brewed:  

Brew Day Data

  Target Actual Notes
Strike Water Amount: 8.5    
Strike Water Temperature:      
Mash Temperature(s):      
Mash Time:      
Sparge Water Amount: 7.9    
Sparge Water Temperature:      
Pre-Boil Gravity:      
Pre-Boil Amount: 11    
Post-Boil Amount: 10    
Boil Time: 90    
OG: 1.074 / 18° P    
Mash PH:      
Boil PH:      

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