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Offline patrickswayze

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Victory Malt In Belgian Style Beers
« on: July 05, 2012, 06:22:51 PM »
Would it be all that weird to put Victory Malt into a Belgian Golden or Tripel recipe? I know the biscuit/toasted like character might clash with Belgian yeast but has anyone even tried something along these lines? The only reason i ask, is that i have a recipe already milled waiting for brewing and happen to come across 2lbs of pale candi syrup and thinking off just combining the two. Recipe uses a belgian pilsner malt and 7% Crystal 10L and 6% Victory using WLP500 yeast

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Re: Victory Malt In Belgian Style Beers
« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2012, 07:32:08 PM »
I make a Belgian Amber with Victory that is quite tasty. A little goes a long way though, in my opinion. So, I believe Victory goes quite well with a Belgian yeast.
So it goes.

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Re: Victory Malt In Belgian Style Beers
« Reply #2 on: July 05, 2012, 07:56:31 PM »
I just brewed a hefeweizen with 10% Victory and I really like the way it worked with the clove and banana from the 3638. I think it will probably work better with some Belgian yeasts more than others. Probably would be real nice with Chimay yeast and maybe the Wyeast Abbey II. I say give it a shot but keep it to 5-10% of the grain bill at most to try it out.

Edit: just reread your original post. Six percent victory plus WLP500 sounds like a winner to me. Let us know how it turns out.
« Last Edit: July 05, 2012, 07:58:55 PM by erockrph »
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Re: Victory Malt In Belgian Style Beers
« Reply #3 on: July 05, 2012, 08:05:35 PM »
Awesome, i will definitely try it out and see how it goes