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  • Belgian Golden Strong

    Rich,with a wonderful marriage of fruity, spicy, alcohol and malty flavors, this Belgian ale is the perfect accompaniment to a chaise lounge chair and a sunset. Characterized by its high alcohol content, it's surprisingly light on the palate, thanks to the rock candy.

    Type: Ale

    Style: Belgian / French Ales

    Batch Size: 5 gallons

    Recipe Type: All grain

    Recipe Contributed By: Briess Technical Services Team


    Quantity Ingredient Comment Malt Style
    10 lbs Brewers Malt Base
    1 lb Wheat Malt, White Wheat
    8 oz Carapils® Malt Dextrine
    1 lb Clear Rock Candy Boil 5 minutes
    1 oz Styrain Goldings Hops Boil 60 minutes
    1 oz Saaz Hops Boil 5 minutes
    1 vial WLP515 Antwerp Ale Yeast


    1. Mash at 152ºF for 60 minutes
    2. Sparge at 170ºF
    3. Knock out at 65ºF
    4. Oxygenate highly
    5. Cool to 72ºF
    6. Oxygenate and pitch yeast

    Primary Fermentation: 10 days at 65ºF

    Secondary Fermentation: 4 days at 35ºF

    Fermentation Notes: Bottle condition

    Original Gravity: 1.080

    Final Gravity: 1.018

    Alcohol by Weight:

    Alcohol by Volume: 8.1%

    IBU: 28

    Color: 5 SRM