Leffe Blonde CLONE



Leffe Blonde is a Belgian Abbey Ale, golden in colour. It has a delicate aroma of smoked bacon which combines beautifully with the more obvious aromas of caramel and toffee which are derived from the special ‘Aromatic’ malts used.

23 Litre Batch
Mash Tun – All Grain
Est Alc6.5%
Est IBU’s25
Est SG:1.064
Est FG:1.016

FOR THE MASH:
4.75kg German Pilsner grain
300g Munich grain
300g Vienna grain
150g CaraMunich grain
100g Melanoidin grain
300g Clear Belgian Candi Sugar

To Infuse grain use 15 litres of 70°C water (strike temp). Mash Schedule:90min @ 66° C, 20min @ 72°C. Then recirculate and run-off.

FOR THE BOIL:
40g Styrian Goldings hop pellets (4.5%AA) (Boil for 60min)
1 tsp Irish moss or Whirl Floc + Candi Sugar – (boil for 15min)
15g Saaz hop pellets (3%AA) (Boil for 10min)

FERMENTATION:
Cool the wort and ferment as close as possible to 21°C Preferably with White Labs WLP530 – Abbey Ale Yeast and Yeast Nutrient.

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