Fruit Beer Recipe - Cherry Chouffe Clone

Recipe Info

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Cherry Chouffe Clone

by on
All Grain
12 Liter(s)
16.5 Liter(s)
60 min
75%
My second version of this fantastic Belgian cherry beer. Clean and freeze fresh cherries before use or just buy frozen ones. Defrost before adding to fermenter. The Monin cherry syrup really gives this beer a great flavour.

Fermentables

57% - Chateau Pilsen 2RS
2.8
36
2
Mash
4% - Acidulated Malt
0.175
30
2
Mash
3% - Candi Sugar, Amber
0.15
36
80
Late
3% - Carapils/Carafoam
0.13
37
3
Mash
1% - CaraHell
0.035
35
13
Mash
18% - Cherry Regular (Fruit)
0.89
5
15
Late
10% - Cherry Sweet (Fruit)
0.5
6
0
Late
4% - Cherry Syrup Monin
0.2
35
15
Late

Hops

Styrian Goldings
32
Pellet
Boil
60 min(s)
1.7
9.4
Styrian Goldings
32
Pellet
Boil
20 min(s)
1.7
5.7
Saaz
15
Pellet
Boil
5 min(s)
2.8
1.4
Saaz
15
Pellet
Boil
5 min(s)
4.1
2.1

Yeast

Belgian Tripel
82%

Other Stuff

Irish Moss
1
g
Boil
Yeast Nutrient
2
g
Boil

Mash Steps

Protein Rest
Direct Heat
50
15 min
Beta-Glucan Rest
Direct Heat
64
45 min
Alpha Amylase
Direct Heat
72
20 min
Mash-Out
Direct Heat
78
5 min

Special Instructions

1.
Add cherries and syrup after about 3 days or when SG is between 1.020 - 1.030

Tasting Notes (1)

Dread

Tasted on 1/22/2023 by Dread

Notes:

Excellent clone of the original

Recipe Facts

Cherry Chouffe Clone
Fruit Beer
  • 12.00 Gallons Liters Batch Size
  • 16.50 Gallons Liters Boil Size
  • 60  min Boil Time
  • 1.072 OG
  • 1.013 FG
  • 18.7 IBU (tinseth) Bitterness
  • 0.26 BG:GU
  • 13.5° SRM Color
  • 75% Efficiency
  • 7.6% ABV Alcohol
  • 245 per 12oz Calories
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