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boydak 04-28-2009 11:54 PM

Blueberry Wheat Ale (blue Wench)
 
6 lbs DME Wheat
1 oz Tettnager (bitter)
1 gallon blueberry juice

We juiced a whole flat of fresh blueberries for this. Boiled 1.5 gallons of water with malt and hops. Added juice add flame out. cooled to 100 degrees and added to 3 gallons of water.

2 weeks in primary and 2-3 weeks in bottles.

Tasted better than Sea Dog Blue Paw!!!

(consider uping bittering hops a bit)

SCSF336 09-04-2009 10:15 PM

What was your brewing temperature?

boydak 10-13-2009 03:05 PM

If you mean fermentation temp it was room temp so 65-70ish.

crypt0 03-09-2010 07:25 PM

How did it turns out? I'm thinking of trying this next. I tried out a strawberry blonde extract recipe that ended up being quite dry

boydak 03-13-2010 02:19 PM

It came out OK but if I do this again I am going to use a bit more hops. I did a strawberry blonde that I like better.

mrdonbonjovi 03-18-2010 05:34 PM

How much yeast did you add? 2 packets?
by bittering with hops, do you mean add more than 1 oz tettnags or add 1 oz?
Did you get your gallon of blueberry juice by juicing or did you add the juice to the juice from pressing the flat? Haha, sorry if that is confusing.

This will probably be my first brew after a Mr Beer kit. I'm excited!

boydak 03-19-2010 12:51 AM

1 packet of dried yeast.

Maybe 2 oz total tettnags for 60 mins

We juiced a whole flat of fresh berries and got a gallon of juice.

Hope this helps, let me know how it comes out.

fatherbigfoot 03-22-2010 06:48 PM

would a bottle of the blueberry flavoring per five gallons go just as good as job as the blueberry juice?

boydak 03-24-2010 11:23 PM

It would still be a good beer but not the SAME beer. The 1 gallon of freshly juiced blueberries added a unique character to the beer the flaovoring will not.

But like I said, it will still be good beer!!!

Enjoy and let me know how it comes out.

fatherbigfoot 03-29-2010 11:09 PM

What was the Alpha Acid of your hops?


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