Belgian Dark Strong Ale Recipe - Westy 12

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Westy 12

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All Grain
6 Gallon(s)
7 Gallon(s)
90 min
75%
All grain clone of Westvleteren 12.

Fermentables

59% - 2-Row - US
12
37
1
Mash
27% - Pale Ale - BE
5.5
38
3
Mash
15% - Belgian Dark Candi Syrup - BE
3
32
80
Late

Hops

Northern Brewer
1
Pellet
Boil
90 min(s)
4.8
10.6
Nugget
0.3
Pellet
Boil
60 min(s)
13.3
8.2
Hallertauer Mittelfrüh
1
Pellet
Boil
45 min(s)
4.3
8.1
Tettnang
0.2
Pellet
Boil
30 min(s)
4.5
1.4
Styrian Goldings
1
Pellet
Boil
15 min(s)
5.3
5.4
Fuggles
0.2
Pellet
Boil
15 min(s)
4.8
1.0

Yeast

White Labs Abbey Ale WLP530
77%

Other Stuff

Fermax Yeast Nutrient
2
tbsp
Mash

Mash Steps

Saccharification Rest
Decoction
153
60 min

Special Instructions

1.
Use D-180 candi for the dark belgian candi
2.
Add the Candi sugar 20minutes before flame out and ensure good incorporation .
3.
Make a 1.5 liter yeast started beforehand.
4.
Ferment 8 weeks .
5.
Cellar for 12mos or more after bottling. Use 5 0z corn sugar to bottle.

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Comments

  • ZG77INJUN

    Brewed on 3/12/16. Just opened a bottle 10/1/16 for first taste. Delicious. Would not change a thing.

    10/2/2016 7:32:29 AM
  • BHAzais

    for the fermentation, did you move to a secondary? or did you leave it in primary for 8 weeks?

    11/9/2016 2:52:39 AM
  • ZG77INJUN

    You can leave in primary. I used a conical fermenter.Total fermentation was 5 weeks.

    11/9/2016 4:11:00 AM

Recipe Facts

Westy 12
Belgian Dark Strong Ale
  • 6.00 Gallons Liters Batch Size
  • 7.00 Gallons Liters Boil Size
  • 90  min Boil Time
  • 1.098 OG
  • 1.022 FG
  • 34.8 IBU (tinseth) Bitterness
  • 0.36 BG:GU
  • 20.5° SRM Color
  • 75% Efficiency
  • 9.7% ABV Alcohol
  • 343 per 12oz Calories
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