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  • Biere de Garde I

    You'll quickly find this "beer for the keeping" anything but that. Rich, complex, malty and moderately strong, it'll quickly become a favorite and will be difficult to "keep" around.

    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
    11.9 lbs (85%) Goldpils® Vienna Malt Base
    0.7 lbs (5%) Carapils® Malt Dextrine
    0.7 lbs (5%) Wheat Malt, White Wheat
    0.7 lbs (5%) Caramel Malt 120L Caramel, Crystal
    1 oz Mt. Hood Hops Boil 90 minutes
    1 oz Sterling Hops Boil 30 minutes
    0.5 oz Sterling Hops Boil 5 minutes
    1 vial WLP072 French Ale Yeast


    1. Mash at 152ºF for 45 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 68-74ºF

    Secondary Fermentation: 4 days at 35ºF

    Fermentation Notes: Bottle condition

    Original Gravity: 1.065

    Final Gravity: 1.017

    Alcohol by Weight:

    Alcohol by Volume: 6.3%

    IBU: 27

    Color: 18 SRM