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Know Where Your Towel Is Seasonal 2023

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Belgian Dubbel • All Grain • 3.5 gal

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Belgian Dubbel Christmas beer.

December 7, 2023  12:55pm

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Ingredients (All Grain3.5 gal)

  • 7 lbs 2-Row Brewers Malt;Briess

    2-Row Brewers Malt;Briess

    Mild malty flavor. Characteristics & Applications: • Base malt for all beer styles • Smoother, less grainy flavor than 6-Row Brewers Malt. • Slightly higher yield than 6-Row Brewers Malt. • Slight lower protein than 6-Row Brewers Malt. • Produced from AMBA/BMBRI recommended 2-Row Malting Barley varieties.

  • .25 lbs Cara-Pils® Malt;Briess

    Cara-Pils® Malt;Briess

    Characteristics & Applications: • The endosperm is completely glassy and will appear to be darker than standard Brewers Malt. • Carapils® is a very unique dextrine-style malt that adds body, foam retention, and beer stability without influencing color or flavor. • Use to upgrade all types of beer, including light colored beers. • The non-fermentables in Carapils® are very advantageous in balancing body and flavor of dark colored beers. • May be used with or without other specialty malts. • Low usage of 1-5% will help achieve desired results. • Produced from AMBA/BMBRI recommended 2-Row Malting Barley varieties.

  • .25 lbs German Dark Munich

    German Dark Munich

    Enhances body and aroma. Stout, schwarzbier, brown ale, dark and amber ales.

  • .5 lbs Red Wheat Malt;Briess

    Red Wheat Malt;Briess

    Creamy, Sweet, Malty, Wheat, Flour. Characteristics & Applications: • Imparts malty flavor not obtainable from raw wheat. • Use with rice hulls to improve lautering and help prevent stuck mash. • White Wheat Malt contributes to foam production and foam stability.

  • .25 lbs Vienna Malt;Viking Malt

    Vienna Malt;Viking Malt

    Vienna malt is cured at slightly higher temperatures than pilsner malt. Consequently Vienna Malt gives a golden colored beer and increases body and fullness. Due to the higher curing temperature, the enzyme activity of Vienna Malt is slightly lower than that of Pilsner Malt. Flavor of Vienna malt is subtle including maltiness, some sweetness and hints of caramel aromas. Slightly nutty sensations can also be found. Applications: Vienna Malt is well suited for relatively pale colored beers. Typical application is to enhance the color and aroma of light beers. Vienna also has its own beer type, Vienna lager, which is famous for its deep golden color and malty taste.

  • .25 lbs Candi Sugar Clear

    Candi Sugar Clear

    Smooth taste, good head retention, sweet aroma and high gravity without being apparent. Use in Belgian and holiday ales. Use clear for tripels, amber for dubbels, and dark is used in brown beer and strong golden ales.

  • .25 lbs Light Brown Sugar

    Light Brown Sugar

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

  • 1 oz Hallertau Blanc -10.5 AA% pellets; boiled 45 min

    Hallertau Blanc

    Citrus, tropical, white wine.

  • 1 oz Hallertau Blanc -10.5 AA% pellets; boiled 10 min

    Hallertau Blanc

    Citrus, tropical, white wine.

  • 1 oz Hersbrucker -4.0 AA% pellets; boiled 5 min

    Hersbrucker

    Drier, spicier than Hallertauer. Most important aroma variety in Germany.

  • FermentisBE-256Safbrew BE-256

    FermentisBE-256Safbrew BE-256

    Active dry yeast recommended to brew a diversity of beers amongst which abbey style beers known for their high alcohol content. It ferments very fast and reveals subtle and well-balanced aromas. To maintain the aromatic profile at the end of the fermentation, we do recommend to crop this yeast as soon as possible after fermentation.

Notes

There's also .25 lbs of caramel 40 in here. Lalbrew Abbaye Yeast. Speculoos cookies, nutmeg, and cinnamon at 10 minutes. Hersbrucker dry hop. Vanilla tincture on day 3.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 26 -Trappist Ale

Subcategory: B -Belgian Dubbel

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.066 1.062 -1.075
Terminal Gravity: 1.012 1.008 -1.018
Color: 7.9 SRM 10 -17
Alcohol: 7.1% ABV 6% -7.6%
Bitterness: 72.8 IBU 15 -25

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