Witbier Imperial Belgian Wit - Page 2 - Home Brew Forums
Home Brew Forums > HomeBrewTalk.com Recipe Database > Homebrew Ale Recipes > Witbier Imperial Belgian Wit

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 08-20-2011, 06:31 AM   #11
jvcjbl
Recipes 
 
Jan 2011
Houston, Texas
Posts: 927
Liked 10 Times on 10 Posts


I'm at 1.012 now... I am contemplating just kegging tomorrow as it is already well bellow the FG of the recipe.
__________________
Primary: Mohr Brewing Co. Belgian Dark Strong Ale.
Secondary: Empty
Tap # 1: Mohr Brewing Co. Robust Porter
Tap # 2: Empty
Bottled: MusiclySweet Cream Stout (for SWMBO), Black Stain Imperial Stout, Boxer Brew

Mohr Brewing Co. Like Us!!

 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-21-2011, 09:39 PM   #12
jvcjbl
Recipes 
 
Jan 2011
Houston, Texas
Posts: 927
Liked 10 Times on 10 Posts


Kegged yesterday around 4pm. First pour today around 3. Forced carbed for about 23 hours. Wasn't expecting miracles, but it will only get better, but it is already fantastic!!

__________________
Primary: Mohr Brewing Co. Belgian Dark Strong Ale.
Secondary: Empty
Tap # 1: Mohr Brewing Co. Robust Porter
Tap # 2: Empty
Bottled: MusiclySweet Cream Stout (for SWMBO), Black Stain Imperial Stout, Boxer Brew

Mohr Brewing Co. Like Us!!

 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-10-2012, 03:52 PM   #13
sweetcell
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
 
sweetcell's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Jan 2012
Rockville, MD
Posts: 5,064
Liked 940 Times on 686 Posts


Quote:
Originally Posted by pm5k00 View Post
Time (Minutes): 60

Hop Bill
----------------
0.50 oz Warrior Pellet (17.2% Alpha) @ 15 Minutes (Boil) (0.1 oz/Gal)
0.50 oz Warrior Pellet (17.2% Alpha) @ 5 Minutes (Boil) (0.1 oz/Gal)
question: no bittering hops? traditionally witbiers only have bittering (60 min) additions, and no flavor or aroma additions. are the 15 & 5 minute additions of high-alpha hops enough for bittering?

and if there is no bittering additions, why are you boiling for 60 minutes? you could just boil for 15 minutes. that's plenty to sanitize the wort.
__________________
What hops should I grow? Looking for cheap honey?
- Drinking: NHCPA (BPA and APA made with ingredients from Baltimore), 2 blends of a rye sour: ECY20 + ECY34, local sour cherry kriek #2, brett'ed Belgian blond on raspberries
- Aging: sour blond on second-use cherries, English Barleywine (half on brett), 3726 saison w/ brett x2 (dregs mix & Lochristi), GNO 3724 saison w/ brett mix, sour cherry mead, acerglyn, and a few other sours...

 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-10-2012, 04:24 PM   #14
pm5k00
Recipes 
 
Apr 2011
Cibolo, TX
Posts: 934
Liked 34 Times on 31 Posts


Quote:
Originally Posted by sweetcell

question: no bittering hops? traditionally witbiers only have bittering (60 min) additions, and no flavor or aroma additions. are the 15 & 5 minute additions of high-alpha hops enough for bittering?

and if there is no bittering additions, why are you boiling for 60 minutes? you could just boil for 15 minutes. that's plenty to sanitize the wort.
I was going for an American take on a Belgian Wit, I liked the hop flavor and aroma in American Wheats and thought it would do well here too. That is also why I use 2row instead of pilsner, and no orange peel or coriander.

Yes there is plenty of bitterness from the late additions, and you could boil for 15 minutes, but with less boil off your efficiency will take a small hit.

Also I prefer the version with Climax hops ....I mean Summit hops over the Warrior, more flavor.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-18-2012, 03:10 AM   #15
dumsboa09
Recipes 
 
Apr 2012
Posts: 153
Liked 7 Times on 6 Posts


I am planning on brewing this as my first all grain. Any thoughts on zythos hops?

 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-18-2012, 03:47 AM   #16
pm5k00
Recipes 
 
Apr 2011
Cibolo, TX
Posts: 934
Liked 34 Times on 31 Posts


Quote:
Originally Posted by dumsboa09
I am planning on brewing this as my first all grain. Any thoughts on zythos hops?
Should pair well, any citrusy hop would be good.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-03-2012, 12:17 AM   #17
dumsboa09
Recipes 
 
Apr 2012
Posts: 153
Liked 7 Times on 6 Posts


Quote:
Originally Posted by pm5k00

Should pair well, any citrusy hop would be good.
I am brewing this up on Saturday and was curious as to what your pre boil volume was? I appreciate the info.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-03-2012, 12:31 AM   #18
pm5k00
Recipes 
 
Apr 2011
Cibolo, TX
Posts: 934
Liked 34 Times on 31 Posts


Quote:
Originally Posted by dumsboa09

I am brewing this up on Saturday and was curious as to what your pre boil volume was? I appreciate the info.
Well it depends on your setup, but for my setup my preboil would be 6.25 gallons.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-03-2012, 12:37 AM   #19
dumsboa09
Recipes 
 
Apr 2012
Posts: 153
Liked 7 Times on 6 Posts


Quote:
Originally Posted by pm5k00

Well it depends on your setup, but for my setup my preboil would be 6.25 gallons.
I'm brewing outside in a keggle. Being that it has been kind of humid due to rain I think that may be sufficient. Thank you for the quick response

 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-06-2012, 12:49 AM   #20
dumsboa09
Recipes 
 
Apr 2012
Posts: 153
Liked 7 Times on 6 Posts


Quote:
Originally Posted by dumsboa09

I'm brewing outside in a keggle. Being that it has been kind of humid due to rain I think that may be sufficient. Thank you for the quick response
Brewed today with an original gravity of 1.054.

 
Reply With Quote


Reply
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Imperial Belgian Wit BudzAndSudz Recipes/Ingredients 14 03-31-2012 09:11 PM
hoping to brew an imperial Belgian IPA DaveWade All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 4 09-04-2011 04:33 PM
Belgian Imperial Stout Help CTownBrewer Recipes/Ingredients 6 12-22-2010 01:44 PM
Belgian Imperial IPA - Thoughts?? Natron008 Extract Brewing 6 02-11-2009 06:03 PM
Belgian Imperial Stout (?) BrewDey Recipes/Ingredients 6 01-08-2009 01:36 AM


Forum Jump