Biere de Garde – All Grain


General Info

Collaboration brew with Matt Lawlor to compete in Big Beers 2017.

Malts and Grains

Amount Malt/Grain %
22.00 pounds American Pale Malt (2-Row) 88%
0.50 pounds Belgian Caravienne Malt 2%
1.00 pounds German Light Munich Malt 4%
0.50 pounds Belgian Biscuit Malt 2%
1.00 pounds German Wheat Malt Light 4%
25.00 pounds Total Grain Weight 100%


Amount Adjunct
2.00 pounds Sucrose (Table Sugar)


Amount Hop Time AA
2.25 ounces Kent Golding 60 min 6.7%
2.25 ounces Total Hop Weight


Name Lab/Manufacturer Product ID Amount
Belgian Golden Ale White Labs WLP570 4000 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


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 Denver, Colorado

Fermentation and Aging

14 days @ 62° F
35 days @ 32° F

Fetchez la Blonde

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Brew Day Data

  Target Actual Notes
Str Water Amt: 8.3                                                                                                                 
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Sp Water Amt: 10.5    
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Pre-Boil Grav:      
Pre-Boil Amt: 12.5    
Post-Boil Amt: 10    
Boil Time: 90    
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