Home Brew Forums > Recipe Database > HomeBrewTalk.com Recipe Database > Fruit Beer > Extract - Ginger Wheat

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 10-25-2012, 01:11 AM   #11
crusader1612
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Christchurch
Posts: 627
Liked 28 Times on 27 Posts
Likes Given: 9

Default


Quote:
Originally Posted by jghbt View Post
So I'm currently brewing this, more or less. I have the 6 lbs of DME but had it split as 1LB for 60 min and the other 5 as a late extract addition. I then had a 9g 60 min cascade addition and a 7g 30 min cascade addition (to make the IBUs come out right due to the extract split). Used the same ginger schedule as you did. Fermented around 63-65 for the first week or so and then let it rise to 68.

Put in the "dry hop" today, used 4oz of ginger. While doing that, took a gravity/tasting sample. Gravity is at 1.014. It had a mild ginger aroma, some slightly gingery sweetness on the front and then a biscuity/wheaty flavor in the back. Interesting, but it's still young (2 weeks in primary) and uncarbonated. It certainly seemed like it would be a good brew with another week or so on it and bubbles.

I'm curious to see how much of the "oomph" comes from the dry "hop" ginger addition. I was hoping for something really In Your Face but I'm betting al ot of that is still to come
Any good?????
__________________

Check out my Crusade for Better Beer out at: http://www.beercrusades.blogspot.co.nz/

crusader1612 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-02-2012, 07:01 PM   #12
cublue
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Denver
Posts: 103
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts

Default


Curious if anyone has tried an all grain of this. Extract is so expensive.

__________________
cublue is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-10-2012, 04:23 PM   #13
Coppinburgh
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Northwood
Posts: 128
Liked 15 Times on 13 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default


Newb here with a question... i recently brewed the White House honey ale and SWMBO is a ginger fanatic! I added 4 oz fresh grated ginger in the last 10 of the boil. Bottled on 11/28. Took a taste to check carb(very early) and it seemed very peppery!! It definately hadnt aged long enough, but any thoughts on if i over did it with the ginger??

__________________
At the Coppinburgh Brewhouse, Come inside it's fun inside!
Coppinburgh is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-14-2013, 11:08 PM   #14
Coppinburgh
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Northwood
Posts: 128
Liked 15 Times on 13 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default


I'm intrigued!

__________________
At the Coppinburgh Brewhouse, Come inside it's fun inside!
Coppinburgh is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-14-2013, 11:57 PM   #15
Coppinburgh
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Northwood
Posts: 128
Liked 15 Times on 13 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default


I'm intrigued!

__________________
At the Coppinburgh Brewhouse, Come inside it's fun inside!
Coppinburgh is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply



Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
All-Grain - Watermelon Wheat DubbelDach Fruit Beer 453 10-22-2014 10:02 PM
All-Grain - Razzy Wheat jkarp Fruit Beer 61 05-01-2014 07:20 PM
Extract - Peach Wheat AlphaPyro Fruit Beer 33 10-23-2013 01:52 PM
Extract - Cherry Wheat ircmaxell Fruit Beer 1 08-20-2010 07:14 PM
Ginger Peach Wheat Brewtopia Fruit Beer 2 06-11-2009 01:50 AM