XXX Belgian Tripel

Based on the Brugse Tripel from Belgium this one should really get the holiday parties going. 

Brew Recipe

5 Gallons  -  All Grain

OG: 1.090         FG: 1.012

Alcohol by Volume: 10.2 %

Color:

10.3 (HCU)

7.2 (SRM)

Specialty Grains
  • Aromatic - Belgian   (6 ounces)
  • Biscuit - German   (6 ounces)
Fermentables
  • Pilsener - Belgian   (16 pounds)  
  • Candi Sugar - Clear - Belgian   (1 pounds)  90 min
Mash Schedule

149 degrees for 90 minutes

Strike Water: 0 gallons (0.00 quarts)
Sparge Water: 0 gallons (0.00 quarts)
Total Water: 0 gallons (0.00 quarts)

Efficiency: 63%

Hop Additions
  • Styrian Goldings Pellet  (1.25oz.- 4.8% AA)  90 min
  • Styrian Goldings Pellet  (0.5oz.- 4.8% AA)  15 min
  • Styrian Goldings Pellet  (0.5oz.- 4.8% AA)  5 min

IBUs: 33.4

Boil Additions
  • Irish Moss  (1 tsp)  15 min
Yeast
  • Wyeast 1214 - Belgian Abbey (Liquid)
Priming Solution
  • Corn Sugar  (1/2 cup)
  • Belgian Clear Candy Sugar  (1/3 cup)
XXX Belgian Tripel

Primary Fermentation: 7 days
Secondary Fermentation: 3.5 weeks (24 days)
Bottle Conditioning: 6 weeks (42 days)
Total Aging Time: 2.4 months (73 days)

Brewing Notes

Boil Time: 90 minutes

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