Belgian Specialty Ale – All Grain

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General Info

Brewed to showcase a new hop not yet on the market: Extra Styrian Dana from Slovenia. Part of a program with my LHBS and employer, the Brew Hut, and Hop Union to brew beers using hops not yet available on the market.

Formulated to be a Belgian IPA (or Extra Bitter as these types of beers are known there).

Malts and Grains

Amount Malt/Grain %
20.00 pounds Scottish Golden Promise 88.9%
1.00 pounds German CaraHell (Light Crystal) Malt 4.4%
0.75 pounds Belgian Aromatic Malt 3.3%
0.75 pounds Belgian Biscuit Malt 3.3%
22.50 pounds Total Grain Weight 100%

Hops

Amount Hop Time AA
1.00 ounces Extra Styrian Dana 120 min 11.5%
1.00 ounces Extra Styrian Dana 60 min 11.5%
1.50 ounces Extra Styrian Dana 20 min 11.5%
2.00 ounces Extra Styrian Dana 10 min 11.5%
1.50 ounces Extra Styrian Dana 0 min 11.5%
7.00 ounces Total Hop Weight

Yeasts

Name Lab/Manufacturer Product ID Amount
Antwerp Ale White Labs WLP515 2000 ml

Equipment Profile 15 Gallon/57 Liter Brew Pot (15) and 10 Gallon/38 Liter Cooler Mash Tun

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

Notes:

Mash profile for most well-modified malts.

Mash Steps

# Name Time Temp. Description
1 Mash In 75 min. 150°F

Add 100% of mash water at 162° F / 72° C

Water Profile Highlands Ranch, Colorado

Fermentation and Aging

Primary:
14 days @ 65° F
Age:
30 days @ 65° F

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Brew Day Data

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Str Water Amt: 7.5                                                                                                                 
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Sp Water Amt: 10.8    
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Pre-Boil Amt: 12.5    
Post-Boil Amt: 10    
Boil Time: 90    
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