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West of the Nest 12

West of the Nest 12

Westlake Brewing Co. club brewed Westvleteren 12 Clone
Brewed By: Alex Samovitz, Donovan Nebreklievski, John Aitchison, Jim Wilson, 10 more Falcons
Brew Date: 04/09/2016

West of the Nest 12

Method: All Grain Style: Belgian Dark Strong Ale
Boil Time: 90 min Batch Size: 90 gallons (fermentor volume)
Boil Size: 92.85 gallons Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Boil Gravity: 1.085 (recipe based estimate) Hop Utilization Multiplier: 1
Original Gravity: 1.087
Final Gravity: 1.021
ABV (standard): 8.73%
IBU (tinseth): 31.39
SRM (morey): 13.23
Mash pH: 0
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
250 lb Belgian Pilsner Malt 37 1.6 82.1%
4.5 lb Special B 34 115 1.5%
50 lb Invert Sugar #2 36 25 16.4%
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU
16 oz Magnum Leaf/Whole 14 Boil 60 min 31.39
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
95.44 gal Strike 122 F 15 min
-- Temperature 152 F 60 min
-- Temperature 168 F 10 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
- Westveteren 8 Bottle Dregs
Attenuation (avg): 65% Flocculation: Low
Optimum Temp: 65 - 78 °F Starter: No
Fermentation Temp: - Pitch Rate: 0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P)
CO2 Level: 3.5 Volumes
Target Water Profile: 35315
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
Slurry from bottom of Westveteren 8 bottle grown up to slurry from 15 gallon batch.

Special Instructions / Notes:
Start inverting sugar right away. Afterwards, bring sugar and water to boil and boil down to thick dark syrup over course of 4 hours. Take first runnings of wort and boil to dark caramel. Add both back to main boil at 60 minute mark.

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Date: 2021-08-25 06:10 UTC
Recipe Last Updated: 2021-08-25 06:09 UTC
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