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Recipe: Tress / Belgian Dubbel All-Grain Template (revision #1)

  • Started Brewing: Apr 15, 2012
  • Original Gravity: 1.043
  • Finished Brewing: May 27, 2012
  • Final Gravity: 0.998
  • Alcohol by Volume: 5.9%
  • Would Make Again?: Yes  

Final Review

Turned out pretty nice. Required an extra week in the bottles before the flavor was right - i was disappointed in my cherry flavor at first but now i definitely recommend it, but only with the proper aging.

Notes From April 15, 2012 (Brewing)

Gravity Reading: 1.043

Did the mash & boil, now waiting for it to cool. Used Hallertauer hops, alpha=5.7%, beta=6.2%. Mash was about 2.5 gallons to cover the grain, then rinsed with 3.5 gallons @ 175°.

Notes From April 25, 2012 (Moving to Secondary)

Gravity Reading: 1.014

Only have 1 fermenter, so I siphoned into the boil pot, cleaned out the trub, and poured back into the fermenter. Looks, smells, and tastes quite nice.

Notes From May 4, 2012 (Gravity Check)

Gravity Reading: 1.010

Bottling today. I added some cherry extract and had a little taste test. Phenominal.