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  • Goofy Juice Belgian Ale

    This light colored, fruity ale is deceptively easy drinking. Its complex character ages very well up to 8 months and pairs nicely with many foods.

    Type: Ale

    Style: Belgian / French Ales

    Batch Size: 5 gallons

    Recipe Type: Extract with grain

    Recipe Contributed By: Briess Technical Services Team


    Quantity Ingredient Comment Malt Style
    6.6 lbs CBW® Pilsen Light DME Substitute 8.8 lbs LME Extract, DME
    4 oz Carapils® Malt Dextrine
    1.6 lbs Cane Sugar Boil 15 minutes
    1 tsp Irish Moss Boil 15 minutes
    1.25 oz Hallertau Hops (6.5% AA) Boil 45 minutes
    1 oz Saaz Hops Boil 1 minute
    1 oz Dried Orange Peel Boil 1 minute
    2 vials WLP510 Bastogne Belgian Ale Yeast Primary fermentation
    0.5 vial WLP510 Bastogne Belgian Ale Yeast Bottle conditioning


    1. Perform mini-mash with 4 gallons of water and grains
    2. Steep at 152-158ºF for 30 minutes
    3. Add extract
    4. Bring to a boil
    5. Add bittering hops and bring to a rolling boil
    6. Heat cane sugar in a saucepan stir constantly until liquid and slightly browned
    7. Add caramelized sugar, Irish Moss and finishing hops as indicated
    8. Remove from heat
    9. Cool to 72ºF
    10. Transfer to primary fermenter
    11. Fill to desired level with cold water
    12. Oxygenate and pitch yeast

    Primary Fermentation: 14 days at 70ºF

    Secondary Fermentation: 14 days at 35ºF

    Fermentation Notes: Bottle condition with cane sugar and additional yeast

    Original Gravity: 1.072

    Final Gravity: 1.012

    Alcohol by Weight: 7.4%

    Alcohol by Volume: 8%

    IBU: 30

    Color: 8 SRM