Originally Posted by RJSkypala
Excellent, I am going to brew tomorrow. Revising the hop schedule a bit though, how does this sound:
.5oz columbus @ FWH
.25oz columbus @ 10 min
1oz chamomile @ flameout
1lb wildflower honey @ flameout
Will the .5oz FWH be good for bittering? Columbus is pretty high alpha. I also am going to try and keep the 3068 yeast around 65F to keep the esters low but still have the bavarian quality, does anyone know if it will stall at this temp?
This is very close to a beer described in Extreme Brewing called Wildflower Wheat. That used 1 lb honey and 2 oz. chamomile. That recipe uses Wyeast American Wheat (Wy1010), so you are going to end up with more cloves at 65. And no, 3068 won't stall at 65. I think that is the perfect temp for a hefe.
BTW, I buy whole flower chamomile from the whole food shops. I have also bought it from tea shops. Stuff is extremely aromatic, so I would guess it packs a much bigger punch than the dustings in the tea bags.