Belgian Dark Strong Ale Recipe - Clone Of Chimay Blue

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Clone Of Chimay Blue

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All Grain
18.9271 Liter(s)
24.6052 Liter(s)
60 min
75%
All Grain Belgian Dark Strong Ale homebrew recipe. This homebrew recipe uses the following ingredients: Pale Ale - BE, Munich Dark - DE, Munich Light - DE, CaraMunich - BE, Biscuit Malt - BE, Aromatic Malt - UK , Special B - BE, Sterling Hops, White Labs Trappist Ale WLP500 Homebrew Yeast.

This recipe was cloned from Chimay Blue.

Fermentables

70% - Pale Ale - BE
6.3504
38
3
Mash
10% - Munich Dark - DE
0.9072
37
15
Mash
5% - Munich Light - DE
0.4536
37
6
Mash
5% - CaraMunich - BE
0.4536
34
56
Mash
4% - Biscuit Malt - BE
0.3402
36
23
Mash
4% - Aromatic Malt - UK
0.3402
35
20
Mash
2% - Special B - BE
0.2268
30
180
Mash

Hops

Sterling
35.4369
Pellet
Boil
55 min(s)
7.5
20.0
Sterling
21.2621
Pellet
Boil
15 min(s)
7.5
6.1

Yeast

White Labs Trappist Ale WLP500
77%

Other Stuff

No other stuff in this recipe

Mash Steps

No mash steps in this recipe

Special Instructions

1.
Heat 10 gallons of water (20% dilution) to 162 degrees in big kettle
2.
Add 3 grams Gypsum, 3 grams Calcium Chloride, and 1 gram Epsom salt
3.
Assume grain temperature is 76 degrees
4.
Add 7.5 gallons of strike water to mash tun while stirring in 20# of grains
5.
Mash temperature should be 152 degrees
6.
Let stand for 60 minutes
7.
Heat remaining water in kettle to 175 degrees
8.
Recycle liquid from tun and pour back over grains until liquid is clear
9.
Slowly add water to grain bed and collect 6.5 gallons into small kettle
10.
Boil wort for 5 minutes
11.
Add 1.25 oz Sterling hops
12.
Boil for 40 minutes
13.
Then add 0.75 oz Sterling hops
14.
Add 1 tsp of Irish Moss
15.
Boil for 10 minutes
16.
Place chiller in kettle and bring back to boil for 5 minutes
17.
Cool wort to 75 degrees within 30 minutes
18.
Take hydrometer reading
19.
Split wort into 2 batches: one 3 gallon and one 2 gallon

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Recipe Facts

Clone Of Chimay Blue
Belgian Dark Strong Ale
  • 18.93 Gallons Liters Batch Size
  • 24.61 Gallons Liters Boil Size
  • 60  min Boil Time
  • 1.112 OG
  • 1.026 FG
  • 26.1 IBU (tinseth) Bitterness
  • 0.23 BG:GU
  • 22.5° SRM Color
  • 75% Efficiency
  • 11.1% ABV Alcohol
  • 399 per 12oz Calories
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