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Old 03-13-2008, 03:43 AM   #1
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I know what you all are thinking, but I was in Bostin in August and went to the Boston Beer Works, right across from Fenway, and they had a Watermelon Ale on tap that was unbelievable on a 90 degree day. Very light and crisp with just a hint of watermelon. Any have a recipe for something like this??

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Old 03-13-2008, 03:49 AM   #2
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I do a watermelon wheat that gets rave reviews from my friends. Click the link in my sig....all you do is add watermelon juice to the secondary...it is awesome.

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Dude has a watermelon wheat recipe here somewhere. It's quite good

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Not too sweet is it? The ale I had, had just a hint. They actually served it up with a little watermelon slice on the slice. Kinda girlish, but no s%i$, it could have been one of the most refreshing beers I ever had!!

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It's just a hint. In fact, most people that tried it at my house didn't know what it was until I told them. It was one of the most popular beers I've ever made and I'll definitely be making it again this summer.

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Whenever there is a Watermelon Wheat at a brewers fest up here, it goes fast. 21st Amendment & Point Blank, both have good ones.

What few recipes I've seen have been nothing more than a wheat with watermelon added late in the fermentation or in a secondary.

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So for a beginner brewer I could just get a either a wheat or honey wheat kit and add 2 cups of watermelon juice into the secondary???

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I do a watermelon wheat that gets rave reviews from my friends. Click the link in my sig....all you do is add watermelon juice to the secondary...it is awesome.
What yeast to you use for that Dude?
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Williams' Brewing has a Watermelon Ale kit. I think it's a wheat beer to begin with.

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