18B. Belgian Dubbel – Dreaded Belgian Dubbel

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I wanted to share with you one of my favorite recipes.   The Belgian Beer styles are one of my favorite beers to brew and drink.  This recipe has done very wellfor me in competitions over the year and it also drinks very easy!!!   If I was stuck on a deasert island and only have 1 beer to drink for the rest of my live it would be the Belgian Dubbel!!  Enjoy the recipe.

 

Dreaded Belgian Dubbel

Category 18 — Belgian Strong Ale
18B. Belgian Dubbel

Vital Statistics: OG: 1.062 – 1.075
IBUs: 15 – 25 FG: 1.008 – 1.018
SRM: 10 – 17 ABV: 6 – 7.6%

Recipe Specifics
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Batch Size (Gal): 13.00
Wort Size (Gal): 13.00
Total Grain (Lbs):  39.00
Anticipated OG:  1.082
Anticipated SRM: 19.0
Anticipated IBU: 28.5
Brewhouse Efficiency: 75 %
Wort Boil Time: 90    Minutes

Grain/Extract/Sugar
 Amount     Name
———————————  
0.50 lbs. Crystal 90L
3.00 lbs. Munich Malt
1.00 lbs. Special B Malt
3.00 lbs. Victory Malt
31.00 lbs. Pale Malt(2-row)
0.50 lbs. Chocolate Malt

Hops
Amount     Name                              Form    Alpha  IBU  Boil Time
—————————————————————————–  
2.00 oz.    Czech Saaz                    Pellet       3.56     11.6   60 min.
2.00 oz.    Fuggle                            Pellet       5.40     15.8  45 min.
1.00 oz.    Czech Saaz                     Whole     3.50      1.0  10 min.

Yeast —– White Labs WLP550 Belgian Ale

Mash Schedule
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Mash Type: Single Step
Saccharification Rest Temp : 156  Time:  90 minutes
Mash-out Rest Temp :           168  Time:  15 minutes
Sparge Temp :                         170  Time:   60 minutes (estimated)

All temperature measurements are degrees Fahrenheit.

Brew Hard!
Dave’s Dreaded 

 

 

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