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Belgian Vanilla

Belgian Vanilla

Belgian Dark Strong Ale : Extract : 5 gal

Vanilla Cream Porter

Doing the brew this weekend.

January 18, 2013 at 06:53pm

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Ingredients (Extract5 gal)

  • 0.20 lbs Belgian Chocolate Malt

    Belgian Chocolate Malt

    Adds a nutty flavor, Brown Ales

  • 0.20 lbs British Dark Crystal

    British Dark Crystal

    Sweet caramel flavor, mouthfeel. For porters, stouts, old ales and any dark ale.

  • 0.20 lbs Belgian Caramunich

    Belgian Caramunich

    Caramel, full flavor, copper color. For Belgian ales, German smoked and bocks.

  • 6 lbs Amber Dry; Brewferm

    Amber Dry; Brewferm

    Highest quality malt extract powder. Does not contain any proteins.

  • 0.75 lbs Maple Syrup

    Maple Syrup

    Imparts a dry, woodsy flavor if used in the boil. If beer is bottled with it, it gives it a smooth sweet, maple taste. Use in maple ales, pale ales, brown ales and porters.

  • 1 lbs Light Brown Sugar

    Light Brown Sugar

    Imparts rich, sweet flavor. Use in Scottish ales, old ales and holiday beers.

  • 2 lbs White Table Sugar (Sucrose)

    White Table Sugar (Sucrose)

    Common household table/baking sugar. Lightens flavor and body of beer. Can contribute a cider-like flavor to the beer if not cold-fermented or used in large quantities.

  • 1 oz Centennial - 10.0 AA% pellets; boiled 60 min

    Centennial

    Aromatic but acceptable for bittering. Medium aroma with floral and citrus tones. Good in medium to dark ales.

  • 3 ea Vanilla (whole bean) - add to boil (omitted from calculations)

    Vanilla (whole bean)

    Vanilla Beans have a sweet, perfumed aroma with a woody or smoky flavor. Pure Vanilla Extract has a similar aroma. Vanilla Beans are the long, greenish-yellow seed pods of the tropical orchid plant, Vanilla planifolia. Before the plant flowers, the pods are picked, unripe, and cured until they're dark brown. The process takes up to six months.

  • 2 oz Corriander seeds - add to boil (omitted from calculations)

    Corriander seeds

    Coriander is the seed of Coriandrum sativum, a plant in the parsley family. The seed is globular and almost round, brown to yellow red, and 1/5 inch in diameter with alternating straight and wavy ridges. Coriander has a mild, distinctive taste similar to a blend of lemon and sage.

  • WYeast 3724 Belgian Saison™

    WYeast 3724 Belgian Saison™

    Classic farmhouse ale yeast. Spicy and complex aromatics including bubble gum. Very tart and dry on palate with mild fruit. Finishes crisp and mildly acidic.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 18 - Belgian Strong Ale

Subcategory: E - Belgian Dark Strong Ale

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.086 1.075 - 1.110
Terminal Gravity: 1.015 1.010 - 1.024
Color: 21.4 SRM 12 - 22
Alcohol: 9.4% ABV 8.00% - 11.00%
Bitterness: 21.9 IBU 20.00 - 35.00

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