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Old 08-16-2009, 10:41 PM   #1
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Default Sweet Orange vs. Bitter Orange in Witbeer

Heya folks,

I'm pretty new to brewing in general and all grain in particular (this will be my 2nd all grain).

Briefly: I'm 45+ minutes from the brewshop but in my witbeer ingredients as I was laying them out, I found I have Sweet Orange not Bitter Orange... as I have time and motivation today, I'm tempted to go for it?

Otherwise I might be waiting several weeks until I make it over that way again.

What do folks think?

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Old 08-16-2009, 10:58 PM   #2
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some wit recipes call for one or the other or both. They are not the same thing, but I don't think you will be disappointed using sweet.

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Old 08-16-2009, 11:52 PM   #3
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Welp it is mashing now, fingers crossed! Thank you for the input folks!

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I prefer Bitter for the Wit, but sweet should be fine....

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Old 08-17-2009, 02:15 PM   #5
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bitter tends to be the traditional route, but i love fresh grated zest in my wits. either way, you should get a tasty beer.

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