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Old 05-12-2008, 02:12 PM   #1
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The Marga-WIT-a is radical. I'm brewing it this weekend and I thought I would share my recipe. Here's how it goes...

Start with your favorite Belgian Wit recipe.

Substitute about 15-20% of base malt with 1lb. Agave Nectar

Scratch the orange peel. Add zest of 3 limes instead.

Add half the coriander. (1/4 oz)

Ferment. (I like 3944)

The Agave gives it a little O.G. boost (should be above 1.050) and it seems to dry it out as well (should be below 1.010). So crisp and smooth, with a little tartness from the lime. I use half the coriander to tone down spice notes but still let it work with the citrus.

-josh
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Old 05-12-2008, 02:14 PM   #2
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It sounds completely reasonable to me, but where do you buy agave nectar?
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Old 05-12-2008, 02:18 PM   #3
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Old 05-12-2008, 02:21 PM   #4
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I can find light agave nectar at most grocery stores near the honey. The amber stuff supposedly gives more flavor to a fermented product. I found amber agave nectar at Whole Foods. FYI, agave nectar and agave syrup are the same product marketed under different names/name brands.

Your recipe looks pretty solid. It's just different enough to be interesting.
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Old 05-12-2008, 02:35 PM   #5
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This does sound interesting...
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Old 05-12-2008, 02:54 PM   #6
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I love beer. I love Tequila. I have one thing to say. BRILLIANT!
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Old 05-12-2008, 03:07 PM   #7
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Hoosier you could steam a small amount of oak cubes with tequila and add them after ferm stops. Just a touch of course
-Oh yes and the recipe sounds fantastic I'm definetly trying it.


 
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Old 05-23-2008, 03:03 AM   #8
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Well, I tried an Agave Wheat from Breckenridge brewery. It was good. The agave gave it a pleasant flavor. I think the tequila cube idea would add a nice flavor to the beer. can't wait to hear how it turned out.
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