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Old 03-21-2010, 07:43 PM   #1
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Looking for a recipe for raspberry wheat beer

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Old 03-22-2010, 01:14 AM   #2
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4 1/2 lbs white wheat malt

4 1/2 lbs american 2 row
1/2 lb rice hulls
Yeast of your choice (american ale,or a more fruity german wheat strain
1 oz Hallertau hops 4% @ 60 min.
4 0z.bottle of Raspberry extact to the bottling bucket at bottling time!
Simple but good!
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Old 03-22-2010, 01:26 AM   #3
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6.5 lbs 2 row
1 lb wheat malt
.5 lb crystal 40
1/4 oz northern brewer @ 60
1 oz fuggles @ 30
1/2 oz fuggles @ 15
wyeast 1028 london ale
4 oz rasberry extract at bottling

still one of my fav rasberry wheats

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Old 03-23-2010, 02:50 PM   #4
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Thank you - how about replacing the extract with fresh raspberry?

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Old 03-23-2010, 05:02 PM   #5
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I believe everyone is suggesting the extract, causing using fresh berries, especially raspberries, can be very tart and take awhile to mellow out. Extract can just be added and ready to go in a couple weeks.

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Old 03-23-2010, 05:19 PM   #6
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I have done both and the extract gives a artificial flavor. I prefer fresh Raspberries or Oregon Fruit Puree. IF you go fresh I recommend #1-#2 per gal.

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Hey AK - here's a recipe that uses frozen raspberrries http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f75/razzy-wheat-140777/

There are lots of other raspberry wheat recipes in the hbt recipe database, its a great resource - I use it all the time, even if its just for inspiration.

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With fresh, i would suggest using no more than 1lb/gal, since they're a "strong" fruit. My the ones i have made at 1lb/gal or greater are too heavy on the raspberry flavor.

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