Witbier question - Home Brew Forums
Register Now For Free!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Beginners Beer Brewing Forum > Witbier question

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 06-18-2009, 02:15 PM   #1
papamike
Recipes 
 
Jun 2009
Québec
Posts: 45


Hi, this question is for witbier experts I'M planning my first witbier next weekend and I wonder if there are tips to make it troubled as commercial wit. I know it is not the best thing to do with wit, but I plan to keg it. Should I transfert part of the yeast bed into the keg? So, do you have tips for me to make this wit a success?
__________________
Pascal

 
Reply With Quote
Old 06-18-2009, 02:17 PM   #2
Arkador
 
Arkador's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Apr 2009
Fort Worth, TX
Posts: 1,702
Liked 16 Times on 15 Posts


My recipe in my sig (The Dunkelweizen), goes to keg within 10 days, and there is more than enough yeast to make it a bit cloudy.

After it is carbed, shake the keg a little to kick it back out of suspension.


 
Reply With Quote
Old 06-18-2009, 02:20 PM   #3
papamike
Recipes 
 
Jun 2009
Québec
Posts: 45

So, you keep it 10 days to primary and then keg it? How many time before start drinking it?
__________________
Pascal

 
Reply With Quote
Old 06-18-2009, 02:29 PM   #4
Arkador
 
Arkador's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Apr 2009
Fort Worth, TX
Posts: 1,702
Liked 16 Times on 15 Posts


If I drop 30PSI on it for the first 2 days, then back it off to 12psi after that, I am drinking it 14days after boil. My first batch reached final gravity on day 6, and I kegged it on day 8 after confirming a stable final gravity.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 06-18-2009, 02:34 PM   #5
papamike
Recipes 
 
Jun 2009
Québec
Posts: 45

Nice, thanks for your help!
__________________
Pascal

 
Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Belgian Witbier color question.. HellenicHomeBrewer Extract Brewing 14 03-18-2014 04:54 PM
Why is my Witbier OG low? Gibbnal All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 2 06-29-2009 01:07 PM
Witbier fermentation question papamike Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 6 06-25-2009 04:49 PM
Witbier question HOOTER Recipes/Ingredients 10 07-16-2008 06:54 PM
low FG witbier _Edge Extract Brewing 6 06-08-2007 08:31 PM


Forum Jump