Belgian Strong Ale HBL 5 Gal Extract With Grain Recipe Kit

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Belgian Strong Ale HBL 5 Gal Extract With Grain Recipe Kit

This Belgian Strong Ale showcases a wide variety of flavors imparted from spices, hops, dark candi sugar and a variety of malts.

Kit includes

  • 2 - 3.3lb Cans of CBW Pilsen Light LME
  • 4 lb Pale Ale Malt
  • 1.5 lb Bonlander Munich Malt
  • 8 oz Victory Malt
  • 2 oz Chocolate Malt
  • 8 oz Flaked Wheat
  • 1 lb Dark Candi Sugar
  • Note: All grain will be milled and packed in one bag
  • 1 - 1 oz Northern Brewer Hops
  • 1 - 1 oz Saaz Hops
  • 1 - 1 oz Goldings Hops
  • 1 - 1 oz Bitter Orange Peel
  • 1 - 1 oz Coriander
  • 1 - Grain Steeping Bag

Yeast, Bottle Caps, Yeast Nutrient, and Priming Sugar NOT Included

HomeBrew4Less Homebrewing ingredient kits are built to order, please allow extra order processing time. 

Note: You may have extra ingredients then you need to make this homebrew recipe due to standard packaging sizes, feel free to use them in another brewing recipe or boost the specs of this one.

You will need standard homebrewing equipment, bottles, etc - this kit is homebrew recipe ingredients only.

You may also need a scale to measure some of the ingredients (they are not pre-measured)

Belgian Strong Ale

Type: Ale
Style: Belgian / French Ales
Batch Size: 5 gallons
Recipe Type: Extract with grain


Quantity Ingredient Comment Malt Style
6.6 lbs CBW Pilsen Light LME Extract, LME
4 lbs Pale Ale Malt Base
1.5 lbs Bonlander Munich Malt Kilned, Munich
0.5 lb Victory Malt Roasted, Biscuit
2 oz Chocolate Malt Roasted, Chocolate
0.5 lb Flaked Wheat Flakes
0.25 lb Belgian Candi Sugar Dark
1 oz Northern Brewer (7% AA) Boil 60 minutes
0.25 oz Saaz Hops (5% AA) Boil 10 minutes
0.25 oz Goldings Hops (5% AA) Boil 10 minutes
4 gm Bitter Orange Peel Boil 10 minutes
0.25 oz Saaz Hops (5% AA) Boil 1 minute
0.25 oz Goldings Hops (5% AA) Boil 1 minute
2 gm Coriander Fresh ground, Boil 1 minute
2 vials WLP540 Abbey IV Ale Yeast
or 1762 Belgian Abbey II
or Safbrew T-58
NOT Included in kit
1 capsule Servomyces Yeast Nutrient Boil 10 minutes
NOT Included in kit



  1. Perform mini-mash with 4 gallons of water and grains
  2. Steep at 152-158ºF for 45 minutes
  3. Add extract and candi sugar
  4. Bring to a boil
  5. Add bittering hops and bring to a rolling boil
  6. Add finishing hops, orange peel, coriander and Servomyces as indicated
  7. Remove from heat
  8. Cool to 72ºF
  9. Transfer to primary fermenter
  10. Fill to desired level with cold water
  11. Oxygenate and pitch yeast

Primary Fermentation: 14-21 days at 70ºF
Secondary Fermentation:
Fermentation Notes: Bottle condition with 0.25 vials of WLP540 Abbey IV Ale Yeast
Original Gravity: 1.091
Final Gravity: 1.022
Alcohol by Weight: 7.2%
Alcohol by Volume: 9%
IBU: 20
Color: 18 SRM


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