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Gulden Draak Clone

From the BrewBlog of The Weiss Guys
Centennial, Colorado USA

Printed April 14, 2021
Specifics
Style: Belgian Dark Strong Ale
Contributor: Rick Wheeler
Yield: 5 gallons
Color (SRM/EBC): 21.4/42.2
Bitterness: 34 IBU (Rager)
BU/GU 0.35
Calories: 325 (12 ounces)
ABV: 9.9%
ABW: 7.7%
OG: 1.098
OG (Plato): 23.31° P
FG: 1.024
FG (Plato): 6.07° P
Real Extract: 9.19° P
App. Atten.: 73.9%
Real Atten.: 60.6%
General Information
Method: Extract
Source: Brewing Classic Styles
Recipe
Extracts
11.50 pounds LME - Pilsner 65.7% of grist
2.00 pounds LME - Munich 11.4% of grist
0.50 pounds LME - Wheat 2.9% of grist
14.00 pounds Total Extract Weight 80% of grist
Grains
1.00 pounds Belgian Aromatic Malt 5.7% of grist
1.00 pounds German CaraMunich Malt I 5.7% of grist
1.00 pounds Belgian Special B Malt 5.7% of grist
0.50 pounds German Melanoidin Malt 2.9% of grist
3.50 pounds Total Grain Weight 20% of grist
Adjuncts
1.00 pounds Dememera Sugar  
Hops
2.42 ounces Hallertauer Gold 4% Leaf @ 60 minutes
Type: Bittering
Use: Boil
9.7 AAUs
2.42 ounces Total Hop Weight 9.7 AAUs
Boil
Total Boil Time: 60 minutes
Yeast
Name: Belgian Abbey II
Manufacturer: Wyeast
Product ID: 1762
Type: Ale
Flocculation: Medium
Attenuation: 75%
Temperature Range: 65–75°F
Amount: 250 ml
Fermentation
Primary: 14 days @ 68° F
Secondary: 14 days @ 68° F
BJCP Style Info
Style: Belgian Dark Strong Ale
O.G.: 1.075 - 1.110
F.G.: 1.010 - 1.024
ABV: 8.0 - 11.0%
Bitterness: 20 - 35 IBUs
Color: 12 - 22 SRM
Info:
A dark, very rich, complex, very strong Belgian ale. Complex, rich, smooth and dangerous.

Commercial Examples: Westvleteren 12 (yellow cap), Rochefort 10 (blue cap), St. Bernardus Abt 12, Gouden Carolus Grand Cru of the Emperor, Achel Extra Brune, Rochefort 8 (green cap), Southampton Abbot 12, Chimay Grande Reserve (Blue), Brasserie des Rocs Grand Cru, Gulden Draak, Kasteelbier Bière du Chateau Donker, Lost Abbey Judgment Day, Russian River Salvation.

Brew Day Data
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