Recipe Type: Partial Mash
Yeast: Wyeast 3944
Batch Size (Gallons): 5
Original Gravity: 1.058
Final Gravity: 1.015
Boiling Time (Minutes): 45
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 21
Additional Fermentation: None
Tasting Notes: Full body, zesty "popping" spicey orange flavor, with a hint of hops.
Here is my version one of my favorite beer styles, enjoy!
*Note: This is both stronger, and darker than traditional witbier, but the flavor is spot on.
7.0 lbs Wheat LME
1.0 oz Hallertau (Ger., 4.3%) 45 min.
1.0 oz coriander seeds (crushed) 10 min.
1.0 oz bitter orange peel 10 min.
0.25 oz paradise seed (crushed) 10 min.
1.5 tsp. fennel seed (crushed) 10 min.
5 cloves (crushed) 10 min.
Wyeast 3944 (fermented @ 72 *F for 3 weeks)
1.0 lbs flaked oats
1.0 lbs 2-row pilsner malt
Partial mash grains with 1 gallon of spring water @ 152 *F for one hour. Sparge with another gallon of water. Transfer to brewpot, dissolve LME, and begin the boil. Be sure to thoroughly crush the coriander, fennel, paradise, and clove (but do NOT grind to a powder).
PS: color is in units SRM