HVHB,inc Brewing Recipe

Source: Denis Fabbricanhe 1st Place 1995 HVHB Competition

St. Denis Ale

This makes a Flanders Brown Ale

Extract Version Ingredients: (5 Gallons)

  • 1 4lb. Can John Bull Premium Brown Ale
  • 1 3.3lb Can Brewferm Abbey Bier Kit
  • 1oz Tettnang Hops for 5 minute finish
  • Wyeast 1214 Belgium Abbey Yeast
  • 3/4 cup Corn sugar (priming)
  • Procedure: Bring 2 gallons of water to a boil and dissolve extract. Boil for 15 minutes, adding 1oz. Tettnang Finishing hops for final 5 minutes. Chill and add to 3 gallons of cold water (top fermenter to 5 gallons). Ferment at 68 degrees or so. Primary 12 days. Rack beer off sediment and prime with 3/4 cup of corn sugar and bottle.

    All Grain Version Ingredients: (5 Gallons)

    Substitute 7lbs. 2 row Pale Malt, 2oz Crystal Malt, 4oz. Wheat Flakes and 4oz. Oat Flakes for the 2 cans of extract. Increase boil time to 120 minutes. Add 1.5oz. Hallertauer hops for 60 minute boil.

    Procedure: Crack all grains and mash in at 153 degrees and hold for 90 minutes or until conversion is complete. Sparge with with an additional 5 gallons of 170 degree water. Extend boil time to 120 minutes. Add Hallertauer bittering hops for 60 minute boil and Tettnang finish hops for last 5 minutes.

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