Castle Malting: Beer recipe Belgian Ruby Beer
Belgian Ruby Beer Beer recipe
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Original gravity: 13.5 o PL
Alcohol: 6.5%
Colour: 60 EBC
Bitterness: 22 - 27 IBU
Description:
This Belgian Red Beer pours a deep red and presents aromas of caramel malt. This beer has well-rounded flavors and a pleasant caramel malt character.
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INGREDIENTS / HL (1 hectolitre = 100 litres)
MALT

Château Pilsen 2RS 13.8 kg / hl
Château Melano 80 EBC 4.5 kg / hl
Château Munich 25 EBC 1.8 kg / hl
Château Cara Gold® 0.9 kg / hl
HOPS

Saaz 100 g / hl
Hallertauer Mittelfruh 50 g / hl
YEAST

Safbrew BE-256 (Abbaye) 80 g / hl
Safbrew BE-256 (Abbaye) refermentation 2.5 - 5 g / hl
SPICES
Add hibiscus flower, if necessary 100 g / hl

Mashing Temperature

Step1: Mashing
-Mash in 62 oC and rest for 50 minutes
-Raise the temperature to 72oC, rest for 20 minutes
-Raise the temperature to 78oC, rest for 2 minutes
Step 2: Boiling
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes, the volume of wort declines by 6 - 10%
-After 15 minutes add Saaz;
-After 80 minutes add Halertauer Mittelfruh and sugar if necessary;
Remove the trub
Step 3: Cooling to 23 - 24 oC
Step 4: Fermentation at 25-26 oC during (6-7) days
Step 5: Lagering minimum at 2 weeks at 2 oC
This recipe is provided by Castle Malting®. Please note that this recipe is just a guideline allowing you to add a personal touch to your beer. Please note that some modifications may be required to meet the specific technological conditions of the brewery defined by equipment, water etc.
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