2014 NHC Category 18 Belgian Strong Ale

hand copied from Zymurgy magazine

Evil Beavr
Belgian Blonde Ale
Jose Gutierrez, Rosamond, CA

For 6 US gallons

10.5 lb Pilsner malt
0.5 lb CaraVienne malt
0.5 lb wheat malt
0.5 lb flaked wheat
1.0 lb table sugar @ 15 min
0.25 lb orange blossom honey
1.0 oz Tettnanger pellets @ FWH
0.5 oz Saaz pellets @ 30 min
0.5 oz Saaz pellets @ 20 min

WLP500 Trappist ale yeast
Use RO water treated with 1 tsp gypsum
1 Tbs Irish moss

Original Specific Gravity: 1.065
Final Specific Gravity: 1.004
Boiling Time: 90 minutes

Primary Fermentation: 14 days at 66F
Secondary Fermentation: 3 days at 74F
Tertiary Fermenation: 7 days at 72F

Directions:
Mash grains at 150 F for one hour.  Fly sparge.  Add honey and sugar 15 minutes before end of boil.