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Belgian IPA
« on: August 28, 2013, 08:25:45 AM »
Can someone tell me how the Belgian IPA in this weeks beer of the week finishes at 5% abv?

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Re: Belgian IPA
« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2013, 08:50:47 AM »
my guess is that the OG is a typo. maybe supposed to be 1.057?
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Re: Belgian IPA
« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2013, 09:36:42 AM »
my guess is that the OG is a typo. maybe supposed to be 1.057?

Looks to me like the expected OG is correct.  With Ardennes, I would expect that to finish around 1.012 or so, for a beer stronger than 5%.
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Re: Belgian IPA
« Reply #3 on: August 28, 2013, 09:42:53 AM »

The malt bill looks closer to a 1.057ish beer.

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Re: Belgian IPA
« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2013, 09:45:22 AM »
If I put 9lbs of extract and 1 lb of cane sugar into promash it tells me to expect 1.076.
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Re: Belgian IPA
« Reply #5 on: August 28, 2013, 10:17:53 AM »
Just checked the O.G. and it is correct.  The ABV should be in the 7.5 range.

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Re: Belgian IPA
« Reply #6 on: August 28, 2013, 01:02:17 PM »

From the recipe, if I put 9lb. of liquid extract and 1lb of cane sugar in promash I get 1.060.  If its DME its 1.076.  According to promash  2012  ;)

I think Denny's version comes in around the higher OG.

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Re: Belgian IPA
« Reply #7 on: August 28, 2013, 01:23:05 PM »


Looks like I used LME...

It's the evaluation version, but I don't think that means it's wrong.

I tried the grains and that also comes in around 1.076.

9lbs of DME by itself will exceed 1.076.
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Re: Belgian IPA
« Reply #8 on: August 28, 2013, 01:49:50 PM »

ack! :o  My batch size defaults to 6 gals, that's why my numbers were lower. Carry on.