Trappist - Chimay Premier (Red) Clone


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I understand that this kit is for all-grain brewers and requires specialized equipment to brew. Instructions and BeerSmith files are available to help determine strike and sparge volumes and temperatures. It is up to the brewer to determine if this kit is appropriate for their equipment and techniques.




 

Brewed by the Trappist Monks

Website: https://chimay.com/en/

Recipe Source: Candi Syrup Inc.

Recipe: http://www.candisyrup.com/uploads/6/0/3/5/6035776/chimay_premier_clone_-_041.pdf

Style: Trappist

Tasting Notes: The Chimay Red is the oldest of the Chimays. Its coppery color and sweet, fruity taste make it a particularly tasty dark ale.

 

19L @ 65% efficiency

OG 1.061
FG 1.008
ABV  7
SRM  10
IBU  22
Mash Temp 64.5°C (148°F)
Mash Time 60 minutes

 

Ingredients Quantity Addition and Time
Belgian Pilsner
10 lb  Mash 60 min
Crystal 15  0.5 lb  Mash 60 min
Torrified Wheat  0.75 lb Mash 60 min
Czech Saaz  28g Boil 60 min
Hallertau Mittelfruh
 14g Boil 30 min
D45 Candi Syrup  1 lb  Boil 10 min


Yeast included with this kit: BE-256

Liquid yeast recommendations:

White Labs: WLP500

Escarpment Labs: Ardennes Belgian Ale or Dry Belgian Ale

 Notes:

90 minute boil