St Thomas Delirium

Belgian Golden Strong Ale

This is a 2015 BJCP style 25c beer.

Recipe: Delirium Tremens Clone
Volume: 5 gallons

Activity Log


Heated 4 gallons of water to 160 in mash tun and added grain. Added cool water to adjust temperature to 145 and held for 45 minutes. Added heated water to adjust temperature to 155 and held for 30 minutes. Opened spigot 30 degrees and recirculated runoff until clear. Had to slightly stir grain after a while because of stuck sparge. Captured 6.0 gallons of runoff.


Boiled through break, added corn sugar and continued for 40 minutes. Added bittering hops and boiled for 45 minutes. Added Coriander and Grains of Paradise and and boiled for 10 minutes. Added finishing hops and boiled for 5 minutes. Cooled with counterflow chiller into carboy containing yeast bed from Third Brother Golden 19. Took specific gravity reading of 1.071. Using funnel with filter caused aeration. Fitted with stopper and airlock and placed at 70f.


Observations of primary stage Observations of secondary stage (72f) Kegging:

Filled 2 liter bottle 2/3 full, put under 30 lbs/sq in C02 and placed in fridge for forced carbonation. Siphoned 4.5 gallons from carboy into keg. Took specific gravity reading of 1.020.

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