Style: Belgian Specialty (Dark Winter Ale)
Bentleybrau Brewery's Saturnalian Sacrifice
A clone of Saint Sylvester's Flanders Winter Ale, recipe from Beer Captured.
Target OG: 1.082
Strike hit: 158F
Recipe Modifications: These are changes to the BrewTarget recipe below. Immersion chiller sprung leak at 160F. Brought back to a boil and added 0.25 oz Tettnang hops at flameout.
Saturnalian Sacrifice - Belgian Specialty Ale ================================================================================ Batch Size: 5.500 gal Boil Size: 7.100 gal Boil Time: 1.000 hr Efficiency: 70% OG: 1.082 FG: 1.020 ABV: 8.1% Bitterness: 40.9 IBUs (Tinseth) Color: 36 SRM (Mosher) Fermentables ================================================================================ Name Type Amount Mashed Late Yield Color Pale Malt (2 Row) Bel Grain 12.660 lb Yes No 80% 3 L Munich Malt Grain 16.000 oz Yes No 80% 9 L Caramunich Malt Grain 10.000 oz Yes No 72% 56 L Aromatic Malt Grain 8.000 oz Yes No 78% 26 L Biscuit Malt Grain 6.000 oz Yes No 79% 23 L Chocolate Malt (UK) Grain 1.500 oz Yes No 73% 450 L Candi Sugar, Dark Sugar 1.500 lb No No 78% 275 L Total grain: 16.754 lb Hops ================================================================================ Name Alpha Amount Use Time Form IBU Brewer's Gold 9.7% 1.500 oz Boil 1.000 hr Pellet 37.8 Tettnang 4.0% 0.500 oz Boil 15.000 min Pellet 2.6 Tettnang 4.0% 0.250 oz Boil 5.000 min Pellet 0.5 Yeast ================================================================================ Name Type Form Amount Stage Wyeast - Belgian Strong Ale Ale Liquid 0.528 cup Primary Mash ================================================================================ Name Type Amount Target Time BIAB Infusion 9.000 gal 150.000 F 1.500 hr
Temperature: In apartment closet. ~70F, but varies.
Brewed at Dutton's house.
Water from outside tap (house water)
Brought 9 gallons to 161F, cut flame
Dough in at 161F
Settled to 158F
Allowed to drop to 145F
Heated back to 155F at 60 min
Done at 70 min
Added candi sugar
1.5 oz at t=0
0.5 oz at t=50
0.25 oz at t=60
0.25 oz at flameout
immersion chiller sprung leak after a few minutes at 160F. Brought back to boil, then cooled again.
OG: 1.062 @ 85F == 1.065 @ 59F
Filled better bottle to 3“ below neck.
Bubbling within the hour. Switched to blow-off tube.
Vigorous fermentation after 8 hours.
Constant activity at 36 hours.