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Pink Elephant (Delirium Tremens clone)

From the BrewBlog of The Weiss Guys
Centennial, Colorado USA

Printed April 15, 2021
Specifics
Style: Belgian Golden Strong Ale
Contributor: Nicholas Trandem
Yield: 3 gallons
Color (SRM/EBC): 3.3/6.4
Bitterness: 19.7 IBU (Tinseth)
BU/GU 0.29
Calories: 222 (12 ounces)
ABV: 6.7%
ABW: 5.2%
OG: 1.067
OG (Plato): 16.37° P
FG: 1.017
FG (Plato): 4.33° P
Real Extract: 6.5° P
App. Atten.: 73.6%
Real Atten.: 60.3%
General Information
Method: All Grain
Source: Link #1
Notes

Also pitch 1 packet of Safale S-04.

Recipe
Grains
6.50 pounds Belgian Plisen Malt 100% of grist
6.50 pounds Total Grain Weight 100% of grist
Adjuncts
1.00 pounds Beet Sugar  
Miscellaneous Ingredients (Non-Fermentable)
7.2g Coriander Seed @ 10 minutes  
2.4g Ginger Root @ 10 minutes  
2.4g Seeds of Paradise @ 10 minutes  
1tsp Irish Moss @ 10 minutes  
Hops
0.75 ounces Styrian Golding 4% Leaf @ 60 minutes
Type: Bittering
Use: Boil
3 AAUs
0.50 ounces Saaz 4% Leaf @ 15 minutes
Type: Bittering and Aroma
Use: Boil
2 AAUs
1.25 ounces Total Hop Weight 5 AAUs
Boil
Total Boil Time: 60 minutes
Yeast
Name: Belgian Golden Ale
Manufacturer: White Labs
Product ID: WLP570
Type: Ale
Flocculation: Low
Attenuation: 77%
Temperature Range: 68–75°F
Amount: 35 ml
Procedure

Relatively complex 3-step mash. Started with 1:1 at 125F for 10 min, raised to 144F for 45 min, and raised again to 158F for 30 min. Finished with a 172F mashout followed by a 90 minute boil. The step mash should produce a highly fermentable wort. Combined with the pitching of two yeasts, I'm hoping to see a FG of 1.010 or lower. Conditioning will follow fairly traditional Golden Strong Ale brewing strategies - a short post-fermentation lagering phase followed by bottling with an additional dose of WLP570 and then a long warm condition.

Fermentation
Primary: 14 days @ 68° F
Secondary: 14 days @ 68° F
BJCP Style Info
Style: Belgian Golden Strong Ale
O.G.: 1.070 - 1.095
F.G.: 1.005 - 1.016
ABV: 7.5 - 10.5%
Bitterness: 22 - 35 IBUs
Color: 3 - 6 SRM
Info:
A golden, complex, effervescent, strong Belgian-style ale.

Commercial Examples: Duvel, Russian River Damnation, Hapkin, Lucifer, Brigand, Judas, Delirium Tremens, Dulle Teve, Piraat, Great Divide Hades, Avery Salvation, North Coast Pranqster, Unibroue Eau Benite, AleSmith Horny Devil.

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