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Food Not Bombs Dubbel

Michael Izbicki's Dubbel came close to the bird with his Dubbel, placing as the First Runner-up. Mike takes the monk thing seriously running a group at UC Riverside called "Food Not Bombs" to make free lunches for students. See the notes for more information
Brewed By: 
Michael Izbicki
Brew Date: 
Brew Type: 
Beer Styles: 
Classic Style: 
Belgian Dubbel
Batch Size: 
8.0 gallons
Boil Time: 
90 minutes
Original Gravity: 
1.060 O.G.
Final Gravity: 
1.014 F.G.
6.1% ABV

12 lbs Pilsner
2 lbs Munich
1 lbs Aromatic
1 lbs Special "B"

Mashing Instructions: 

Mash at 152F

Sparge at 168F


2oz Tettnang 90 min
2oz Styrian Bobek 20 min
2oz Saaz 5 min


The dregs of one 750ml bottle of La Trappe - no starter

Special Instructions / Notes: 

In an experiment, the beer was drastically underpitched with just the dregs of a single 750ml bottle of La Trappe. No starter and it took 4 days for the beer to reach high krausen.

Read more about Mike's beer ministry - http://izbicki.me/blog/how-i-serve-150-free-lunches-for-less-than-20-cen...

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