Castle Malting: Beer recipe Belgian Christmas Beer
Belgian Christmas Beer Beer recipe
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Original gravity: 19 - 20 o PL
Alcohol: 8.5 - 9%
Colour: 55 - 65 EBC
Bitterness: 25 - 30 IBU









Description
Belgian Christmas Beer with a rich creamy head, slightly spicy flavour and a pleasant aroma.
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INGREDIENTS / HL (1 hectolitre = 100 litres)
MALT

Château Pilsen 2RS 20 kg / hl
Château Munich 10 kg / hl
Château Crystal® 5 kg / hl
Château Café Light® 5 kg / hl
HOPS

Admiral 75 g / hl
Brewers Gold 75 g / hl
YEAST

Safbrew T-58 50 - 80 g / hl
Safbrew T-58 (second fermentation) 2.5 - 5 g / hl
Mashing temperature
Step1: Mashing
-Mash in 75 l of water (65°C) and rest at 65°C for 90 minutes
-Raise the temperature to 73°C, rest for 20 minutes
-Raise the temperature to 79°C, rest for 2 minutes

Step 2: Filtration
Separate the wort from the spent grain by 35 litres of water (78°C)
Step 3: Boiling
-Duration: 2.5 hours
-After 15 minutes add Admiral
-After 105 min add Brewers Gold and sugar, if necessary
-Remove the trub
Step 4: Cooling
Step 5: Fermentation at 20 - 25°C (7 days)
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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