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Old 03-17-2009, 04:42 AM   #1
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so I started the first batch of a carmel apple wheat this afternoon here's a few photos from the brew.









 
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Old 03-17-2009, 04:56 AM   #2
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so I just checked the beer about 5 hours after i pitched the starter and this is what i saw




 
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Old 03-17-2009, 05:23 AM   #3
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did you use carmel apples? ive always wondered about doing that keep me posted with some results.

 
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Old 03-17-2009, 11:14 AM   #4
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no, the carmel comes from the crystal 60L that i used. the total ingridents are as follows

4.5 lbs wheat LME
1.25 lbs Crystal 60l
.5 lbs Cara Pils
4 Cinnamon stick added at last 15 of the boil
5 apples peeled diced and frozen. then added to the boiling wort for 5 minutes to pasturize
1oz fuggles hops 60 min
1oz saazs hops 10 min
whitelabs wheat IV yeast, made a starter about 30 hours before pitching

 
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Old 03-18-2009, 02:44 AM   #5
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Sweet!! It grew marshmallows!!
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Old 03-18-2009, 04:23 PM   #6
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That sounds like a pretty tasty recipe. I could see making that a few months before thanksgiving.
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Old 09-14-2010, 02:52 PM   #7
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no, the carmel comes from the crystal 60L that i used. the total ingridents are as follows

4.5 lbs wheat LME
1.25 lbs Crystal 60l
.5 lbs Cara Pils
4 Cinnamon stick added at last 15 of the boil
5 apples peeled diced and frozen. then added to the boiling wort for 5 minutes to pasturize
1oz fuggles hops 60 min
1oz saazs hops 10 min
whitelabs wheat IV yeast, made a starter about 30 hours before pitching
WOW this looks tasty. would you mind clarifying a couple things about the recipe?

-I'd imagine you steep the grains for 30 minutes @ 150F.
-boil and add the 4.5lbs of LME
-add hops and cinnamon as suggested.

i'm a little confused about the apples. you add them to the boiling wort and reserve them for primary fermentation? did you use a secondary fermentation stage?

how about OG and FG target?


sorry for all the questions, this looks good and i want to give it a try
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Well, my attempt at this failed due to an infection that made it extremely tart, I did add the apples to the wort in a mesh bag, and after the boil added them directly to the fermenter for primary. If i was to do it again i would problably add them at the secondary stage after I added Campden to them. I'm not sure how that would affect things if you bottle condition though. As far as OG and FG, the OG was 1055, and the FG was 1020. It was hard to tell if it that left to much residual sweetness due to how sour the beer tasted.


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