Leffe Clone - All Grain

All Grain Recipe

Submitted By: bertsweetman (Shared)
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Brewer: Steve Smith
Batch Size: 5.00 galStyle: Belgian Blond Ale (18A)
Boil Size: 6.43 galStyle Guide: BJCP 2008
Color: 6.0 SRMEquipment: Brew Pot (7.5 gal) and Igloo Cooler (10 Gal)
Bitterness: 18.6 IBUsBoil Time: 60 min
Est OG: 1.070 (17.0° P)Mash Profile: Single Infusion, Medium Body, Batch Sparge
Est FG: 1.014 SG (3.7° P)Fermentation: My Aging Profile
ABV: 7.3%Taste Rating: 35.0

Ingredients
Amount Name Type #
11 lbs 12.00 oz Pilsner (2 Row) Bel (2.0 SRM) Grain 1
4.00 oz Aromatic Malt (26.0 SRM) Grain 2
4.00 oz Biscuit Malt (23.0 SRM) Grain 3
4.00 oz Munich Malt (9.0 SRM) Grain 4
2.08 oz Honey Malt (25.0 SRM) Grain 5
8.00 oz Candi Sugar, Clear (0.5 SRM) Sugar 6
0.65 oz Cluster [7.0%] - Boil 60 min Hops 7
0.50 oz Styrian Goldings [5.4%] - Boil 15 min Hops 8
1.00 tsp Irish Moss (Boil 10 min) Misc 9
0.13 oz Malto-Dextrine (Boil 5 min) Misc 10
1 pkgs Belgian Abbey II (Wyeast Labs #1762) Yeast 11

Taste Notes

Doesn't taste like leffe beer but it is a great pilsner based beer. Strong sweet pilsner taste. Great for bud drinkers who want something different.

Notes

L add water at 168 deg F also can use wyeast 3522 Belgian Ardennes: ferment at 68-72 Mash: 11.75# Belgian Two-row Pilsner Malt 4 oz. (113 g) Belgian Biscuit Malt 4 oz. (113 g) Belgian Aromatic Malt 4 oz. (113 g) German Munich Malt 2 oz. (57 g) Honey Malt When it reaches boiling add: 8 oz. (226 g) Belgian Clear Candi Sugar 2 oz. (57 g) Malto Dextrin 1/2 oz. (21 g) Pride of Ringwood at 9.3AA (4.7 HBU) (bittering hop) Boil for 45 minutes then add: 1/2 oz. (14 g) Styrian Goldings (flavor hop) 1 tsp. (5 ml) Irish Moss Boil for 15 minutes.