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Old 01-25-2010, 07:34 PM   #1
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Default All-Grain - Impoverished Belgian White

Recipe Type: All Grain
Yeast: White Labs WLP400 Belgian Wit Ale
Yeast Starter: nah
Batch Size (Gallons): 5
Original Gravity: 1.050
Final Gravity: 1.010
IBU: 15.1
Boiling Time (Minutes): 60
Color: amber
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 10
Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 10
Tasting Notes: floral and sweet, but not obnoxiously so

3.38 lbs. Belgian Pils
4.72 lbs. White Wheat Malt
0.89 lbs. Honey
0.36 lbs. Wheat Flaked info
0.4 oz. Cascade (whole leaf, 5.5 %AA) boiled 60 min.
0.49 oz. Cascade (whole leaf, 5.5 %AA) boiled 15 min.
0.50 oz. Cascade (whole leaf, 5.5 %AA) boiled 1 min.
0.50 oz. Crushed coriander seed boiled at 5 min
0.50 oz. Orange peel boiled at 5 min
Yeast : White Labs WLP400 Belgian Wit Ale

Mash at 4 gallons at 153 (grain 65 and strike 192) for 60 min
then sparge at 170 until you reach 6.5 gallons.
Boil for 60 minutes adding hops and spice at appropriate times.
Add the honey at 7 min (right before you add the orange peel and coriander), which will give you time to let it dissolve.
Cool to 70 (ish) and pitch yeast.
Ferment in plastic for 10 days
Secondary in glass for 10 more.

Let me know what you'll think.
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Old 01-30-2010, 04:10 AM   #2
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I wouldn't boil the honey. Search this site for 'honey' and you will find lots of discussion on it.
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