Flanders Red Ale – All Grain Bottled

Statistics

General Info

Collaboration brew with Jim Denier to ferment/age in an oak barrel. Designed to be a clone of Rodenbach's Grand Cru.

Comments

Add some of the corn at mashout for starch.

Malts and Grains

Amount Malt/Grain %
17.00 pounds Belgian Pale Ale Malt 59.2%
4.00 pounds Flaked Maize 13.9%
3.50 pounds German Light Munich Malt 12.2%
1.75 pounds German Vienna Malt 6.1%
1.37 pounds German CaraMunich Malt I 4.8%
0.75 pounds German Acidulated (Sauer) Malt 2.6%
0.37 pounds British Chocolate Malt 1.3%
28.74 pounds Total Grain Weight 100%

Adjuncts

Amount Adjunct
1.00 pounds Rice Hulls (Briess)
0.37 pounds Milk Sugar (Lactose)

Non-Fermentables

Amount Non-Fermentable Time
11 g Salt 60 minutes
9 g Gypsum (Calcium Sulfate) 60 minutes
3.5 g Chalk 60 minutes
2 tsp 5.2 Stabilizer 60 minutes

Hops

Amount Hop Time AA
0.75 ounces Sterling 60 min 7.7%
1.50 ounces Sterling 20 min 7.7%
2.25 ounces Total Hop Weight

Yeasts

Name Lab/Manufacturer Product ID Amount
Roselare Belgian Blend Wyeast 3763 3000 ml

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

Mash Profile Single Infusion "Sweet Spot" Mash, No Mash Out

Notes:

Well suited for many American style where balance is desired.

Mash Steps

# Name Time Temp. Description
1 Infusion 60 min. 152°F

"Sweet spot" infusion - balanced between Beta and Alpha Amalyse reactions.

Water Profile Highlands Ranch, Colorado

Fermentation and Aging

Primary:
7 days @ 68° F
Secondary:
14 days @ 80° F
Tertiary:
330 days @ 65° F
Age:
28 days @ 52° F

Grand Cru

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Brew Day Data

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Str Water Amt: 9.6                                                                                                                 
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Sp Water Amt: 14.2    
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Pre-Boil Amt: 16.7    
Post-Boil Amt: 14    
Boil Time: 90    
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