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Takes Two Wheat Wine - Belgian Strong

From the BrewBlog of Bruce Buerger – Waukesha, Wisconsin USA
Printed June 26, 2017

Specifics
Style: Specialty Beer
Yield: 5 gallons
Color (SRM/EBC): 8/15.8
Bitterness (Calc): 44 IBU (Daniels)
BU/GU: 0.47
Calories: 307 (12 ounces)
ABV: 9.7%
ABW: 7.6%
OG: 1.093
OG (Plato): 22.22° P
FG: 1.020
FG (Plato): 5.08° P
Real Extract: 8.18° P
App. Atten.: 77.1%
Real Atten.: 63.2%
BJCP Style Info: Specialty Beer
Info: A harmonious marriage of ingredients, processes and beer. The key attributes of the underlying style (if declared) will be atypical due to the addition of special ingredients or techniques; do not expect the base beer to taste the same as the unadulterated version. Judge the beer based on the pleasantness and harmony of the resulting combination. The overall uniqueness of the process, ingredients used, and creativity should be considered. The overall rating of the beer depends heavily on the inherently subjective assessment of distinctiveness and drinkability.

Commercial Examples: Bell’s Rye Stout, Bell’s Eccentric Ale, Samuel Adams Triple Bock and Utopias, Hair of the Dog Adam, Great Alba Scots Pine, Tommyknocker Maple Nut Brown Ale, Great Divide Bee Sting Honey Ale, Stoudt’s Honey Double Mai Bock, Rogue Dad’s Little Helper, Rogue Honey Cream Ale, Dogfish Head India Brown Ale, Zum Uerige Sticke and Doppel Sticke Altbier, Yards Brewing Company General Washington Tavern Porter, Rauchenfels Steinbier, Odells 90 Shilling Ale, Bear Republic Red Rocket Ale, Stone Arrogant Bastard.

General Information
Method: Partial Mash
Extract
6.00 pounds LME - Pilsner 44.8% of grist
6.00 pounds LME - Wheat 44.8% of grist
12.00 pounds Total Extract Weight 89.7% of grist
Malts and Grains
1.00 pounds Crystal Malt 20L 7.5% of grist
0.38 pounds American Dextrin (Cara-Pils) Malt 2.8% of grist
1.38 pounds Total Grain Weight 10.3% of grist
Non-Fermentables
1 tsp Irish Moss @ 10 minutes  
5 tsp Yeast Nutrient  
Hops
1.00 ounces Saaz 5.80% Pellets @ 60 minutes
Type: Bittering
Use: Boil
5.8 AAUs
1.00 ounces Saaz 6.30% Pellets @ 40 minutes
Type: Bittering and Aroma
Use: Boil
6.3 AAUs
1.00 ounces Tettnanger 6.30% Pellets @ 20 minutes
Type: Bittering and Aroma
Use: Boil
6.3 AAUs
1.00 ounces Cascade 6.30% Pellets @ 10 minutes
Type: Bittering and Aroma
Use: Boil
6.3 AAUs
1.00 ounces Cascade 6.30% Pellets
Type: Aroma
Use: Dry Hop
6.3 AAUs
5.00 ounces Total Hop Weight 31 AAUs
Boil
Total Boil Time: 60 minutes
Yeast
Name: Belgian Strong Ale
Manufacturer: Wyeast
Product ID: 1388
Type: Ale
Flocculation: Low
Attenuation: 75%
Temperature Range: 65–75°F
Amount: 2000 ml
Fermentation
Primary: 12 days @ 70° F
Secondary: 20 days @ 70° F
Age: 60 days @ 68° F
Takes Two Wheat Wine - Belgian Strong
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Brew Day Data
  Target Actual
Boil Time: 60  
Original Gravity: 1.093 / 22.2° P  
     
     
     
     
Brew Day Notes
 

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