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JasonToews 03-18-2011 02:04 AM

Maple Wheat, amazing beer!
Found this recipe in a book I have "Clone Brews". This beer is very easy to drink, even at 8.5%. Beautiful copper color, head is always there, nice medium body, at first taste you smell the maple syrup as well as taste it, not too strong at all. Minimal bitterness. Finishes very nicely! Overall clean flavor.

Maple Wheat Ale
Brew Type: All Grain Date:

Ingredients Amount Item Type % or IBU
8.00 lb Wheat Malt, Ger (2.0 SRM) Grain 51.6 %
7.50 lb Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 48.4 %
1.00 oz Williamette [5.50%] (90 min) Hops 16.0 IBU
0.50 oz Williamette [5.50%] (25 min) Hops 5.2 IBU
0.25 tsp Irish Moss (Boil 10.0 min) Misc
0.25 lb Rice Hulls (Mash 5.0 min) Misc
0.50 lb Maple Syrup (Boil 90.0 min) Misc
0.50 lb Maple Syrup (Bottling 0.0 min)


tmurph01 03-18-2011 02:09 AM

Drool... this will deffinately be on my to-do-list when i eventually make the switch to all grain! Thanks for sharing!


JasonToews 03-18-2011 03:38 AM

just remember the rice hulls! 8lbs wheat!

shutupjojo 03-18-2011 01:14 PM

This sounds really good. I like the use of Willamette hops , they are one of my faves.
I have always been scared to use maple syrup thinking it would be too strong a flavor.
Did you use a dark or lighter syrup? What yeast did you use?
You could replace the pale for munich or vienna next time and have a maltier beer = Weizenbock. Cheers.

permo 03-18-2011 01:21 PM

My interest is peaked.......I am wondering what yeast strain, WLP029 comes to mind....

doctorRobert 03-18-2011 01:35 PM

what yeast and how mapley? What kind of syrup did you use?

doctorRobert 03-18-2011 01:36 PM

P.S. I like your back splash. Looks like you need a SWMBO.

permo 03-18-2011 02:26 PM

Now that I think about it WLP007 would be a good choice. Adding this to my list.

JasonToews 03-19-2011 05:17 AM

1: )The yeast strain i used was wyeast 3056.
2: )I used dark maple syrup.
3: ) How mapley? on a scale of 1-10 i would say 8-9. Strong aroma of maple syrup as well.


Originally Posted by doctorRobert (Post 2748880)
P.S. I like your back splash. Looks like you need a SWMBO.

thats funny :) I'm married! We both must of missed it hehe.

Redbeard5289 03-19-2011 02:15 PM

Definately on my to brew list. Looks fantastic!

Thanks for posting this recipe!


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