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brewski08 05-23-2012 07:29 AM

Florida Orange Honey Wheat
 
Florida Orange Honey Wheat

Style: American Wheat or Rye Beer OG: 1.053
Type: All Grain FG: 1.020
Rating: 0.0 ABV: 4.32 %
Calories: 177 IBU's: 16.50
Efficiency: 77 % Boil Size: 6.50 Gal
Color: 5.5 SRM Batch Size: 5.50 Gal
Boil Time: 60 minutes

Fermentation Steps
Name Days / Temp
(none)

Grains & Adjuncts
Amount Percentage Name Time Gravity
5.00 lbs 43.48 % Pilsner (2 Row) Ger 60 mins 1.037
4.00 lbs 34.78 % Wheat Malt, Ger 60 mins 1.039
1.00 lbs 8.70 % Wheat, Flaked 60 mins 1.035
0.50 lbs 4.35 % Honey Malt 60 mins 1.037
0.50 lbs 4.35 % Munich Malt 60 mins 1.037
0.50 lbs 4.35 % Rice Hulls 60 mins 1.000

Hops
Amount IBU's Name Time AA %
1.00 ozs 16.50 Fuggles 60 mins 5.20

Yeasts
Amount Name Laboratory / ID
1.0 pkg Safale US-05 Fermentis US-05

Additions
Amount Name Time Stage
1.00 oz Orange Peel (sweet) 05 mins Boil
0.50 oz Coriander Seed (crushed) 05 mins Boil


this is a great beer and highly received by all types of drinkers. it's very refreshing and at ~4.5% ABV, you can keep 'em coming all day long. there's plenty of orange zest and coriander in the nose, and every sip finishes with a slight taste of honey that leaves your palate craving more. its medium-light body makes this beer highly drinkable and allows the drinker to acknowledge the grain bill.

i recommend this beer for outdoor, daytime events (i.e. picnics, barbecues, tailgates). the hotter the drinking weather, the better this beer tastes!

happy brewing.

brewski08 06-04-2012 04:48 PM

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Here's a picture of the final product:

tjcavitt 06-07-2012 09:49 PM

Looks beautiful!

brewski08 06-08-2012 03:17 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by tjcavitt (Post 4152853)
Looks beautiful!

thanks! i've come to really enjoy the SA glasses. the laser engraved ridges on the bottom really keep my beers bubbling and smelling nice.

BoilermakerBrewery 06-14-2012 04:00 AM

Just brewed this and have it on tap. Nothing but compliments so far. Pretty similar to blue moon but not as fruity. Very refreshing

brewski08 06-15-2012 05:53 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by BoilermakerBrewery (Post 4169920)
Just brewed this and have it on tap. Nothing but compliments so far. Pretty similar to blue moon but not as fruity. Very refreshing

glad you like it!

brewski08 06-20-2012 03:00 AM

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My last picture didn't do this beer's head any justice.

Bottled from the keg. This is roughly two months after fermentation was complete, and this beer is absolutely fantastic.

I have 3 pints left and every time I taste this beer I am more and more impressed.


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