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Tallgrass Velvet Rooster Belgian Tripel Clone HomeBrew Recipe



Recipe Type: All Grain
Size: 5 Gallons
Beer Style: Belgian Style Tripel
Target ABV: 8.5%
Target IBUs: 30
Recipe Type:
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Posted July 24, 2013 by


All Grain HomeBrew Belgian Tripel Recipe

Profile: HomeBrew recipe for a Belgian Style Tripel, similar to Tallgrass Velvet Rooster. Golden colored with flavors of stone fruit and tropical fruit. Dry finish with mild sweetness. Classic Belgian aromas and flavors.


15 lbs Belgian Pilsner Malt

2 lbs  Light Munich Malt


1 oz.Northern Brewer 9%a, 60 minutes

1/2 oz. Centennial 10%a, 30 minutes

1/2 oz. Willamette 5%a, at flameout

YeastWyeast 1762 Belgian Abbey II (Rochefort yeast) or WLP530 Abbey Ale (Westmalle yeast)

Other: 1 lb Light Candi Sugar


Mash all grains for 1 hour at 150 degrees.

Sparge at 170 degrees.

One hour boil with hop regimen above. Add Candi Sugar for last 10 minutes.

Ferment at 66-69 degrees.

Rack to keg or secondary and age for 6-7 weeks.

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