On June 20th I made an approximation of a Belgian tripel.
5 US gallons
OG: 18% Brix
FG: 8.8% Brix
- 14 lbs 2-row
- 1 lbs cane sugar
60 minute rest at 152° F. 60 metric minute boil.
- 1 oz 8.1% AA Perle pellets 60 minutes
- 1 oz 4.6% AA Saaz pellets 10 minutes
By the time I was done sparging I had 9 gallons of sweet wort and only enough fermentables for 5 (as planned). To get to my target volume I boiled for three hours. Not much harm in that except the beer will be a good deal darker than it is supposed to be.