Home Brew Forums > Recipe Database > HomeBrewTalk.com Recipe Database > Wheat and Rye Beer > All-Grain - Orange Honey Hefeweizen

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 05-07-2011, 05:22 PM   #81
Brewer Gerard
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Kilkenny, Ireland
Posts: 159
Liked 4 Times on 4 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default


Was researching this one a bit more and revvy stuck me onto this thread.

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f14/hefe...gument-224163/

Great read for anybody who's intending on bottling dubbeldachs recipe. Turns out people are carbing to that level in bottles!

What an absolute classic clip moomoo!
Brewer Gerard is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-07-2011, 05:43 PM   #82
Brewer Gerard
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Kilkenny, Ireland
Posts: 159
Liked 4 Times on 4 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default


Further developments.

The missus was just down in the supermarket and she found orange blossom honey for €2 for 11.5oz

Given the fact i couldn't find it for brew day i think i might use it for priming the batch. So here's my thinking. The nutritional information on the side of the jar says its 76.4% sugar by weight or approximately 3 quarters. So if the tastybrew calculator says i need 100g of table sugar then i'll need around 133g of orange blossom honey to carb to the same degree.

Any thoughts on this? Would i need to boil it or can the fermentables be digested by the yeast as is?
Brewer Gerard is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-08-2011, 05:25 AM   #83
laiced
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Eagle Mountain
Posts: 92
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default


I am brewing this badboy up tomorrow! I am, however, doing an extract version.
6# Munton's Wheat DME
WLP320 American Heffe yeast - I wanted a more neutral heffe so that the clove and banana notes do not overpower the orange or honey.
the zest of 5-6 oranges instead of 2.
I also switched from Mt Hood to Amarillo for a larger citrus note....

Because I am going to be fermenting this in an Ale Pale, I bought a new airlock and some vinyl tubing to create a blowoff tube that will still fit....at least that is my hope....

What would happen if I threw the actual fruit of the orange into the wort at some point? should I? If so, when?
__________________
ShoeTree Brewery
Planning - Dark-fruit Rye Wine, Cherry Brown Ale, Session Citrus IPA, SweetStone Pale Ale [MagicHat #9 clone]
Primary -
Secondary -
Bottled - Experimental Gruit, SweetStone Pale Ale [Magic Hat #9 clone], Touch of Strange Graff (Brandon O's)
Deceased - Halzelnut Honey Brown, Orange Honey Heffe, Caramel Cream Ale
laiced is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-08-2011, 08:18 AM   #84
MooMooBrew
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Willow Glen
Posts: 174
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default


i wouldnt reccomend it, if only because it will add chunks to the fermenter and possibly blow the stopper out ( i had that happen using whole hops in a Pliney the Edler clone)
MooMooBrew is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-08-2011, 01:44 PM   #85
Grahambo
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Spring
Posts: 83
Default


Just bottled mine yesterday with the help of wifey, hydro sample was excellent

__________________
Big Beer........ I has it.
Grahambo is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-08-2011, 03:34 PM   #86
aboule13
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: cape cod
Posts: 42
Default


Quote:
Originally Posted by laiced View Post
I am brewing this badboy up tomorrow! I am, however, doing an extract version.
6# Munton's Wheat DME
WLP320 American Heffe yeast - I wanted a more neutral heffe so that the clove and banana notes do not overpower the orange or honey.
the zest of 5-6 oranges instead of 2.
I also switched from Mt Hood to Amarillo for a larger citrus note....

Because I am going to be fermenting this in an Ale Pale, I bought a new airlock and some vinyl tubing to create a blowoff tube that will still fit....at least that is my hope....

What would happen if I threw the actual fruit of the orange into the wort at some point? should I? If so, when?
IMO the changes you made will result in a much different beer than the one in this recipe. I wouldn't be afraid of the clove and banana notes, as they compliment the orange blossom honey quite nicely- one of the reasons I like this recipe so much. This recipe does not come out extremely citrusy, and I like that also.

But, it looks like you are going for more of a citrusy beer. I'd be interested to hear how it comes out.
aboule13 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2011, 08:50 AM   #87
Brewer Gerard
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Kilkenny, Ireland
Posts: 159
Liked 4 Times on 4 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default


Any opinions on priming with orange blossom honey or does the silence speak for itself!
Brewer Gerard is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2011, 12:40 PM   #88
applestasty
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Woodhaven
Posts: 3
Default


I made this recipe and let it sit in the secondary for 2 weeks instead of the 1 as prescribed in the recipe. After conditioning for 2 weeks, I sampled some and the first couple of bottles were very very very light, almost coors light, in taste and color so I was a little disappointed.
Going on about 7 weeks post bottling, the last couple have been better. More body and the flavor has really come out. I'm going to let them sit a bit longer and hopefully it'll get even better.
applestasty is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-14-2011, 10:03 PM   #89
Grahambo
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Spring
Posts: 83
Default


Just drank my first bottle, AWESOME. Most likely best beer I have brewed. Big ups for the recipe.
__________________
Big Beer........ I has it.
Grahambo is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-15-2011, 05:13 AM   #90
MooMooBrew
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Willow Glen
Posts: 174
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default


Rebrewed this one today using wlp380 will post results in a month
MooMooBrew is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Blood Orange Hefeweizen gnedge Home Brewing Photo Forum 650 05-08-2015 09:20 PM
Orange Honey Hefeweizen DubbelDach General Techniques 22 12-11-2009 09:24 AM
blood orange hefeweizen help. icu812 Recipes/Ingredients 2 05-31-2009 02:13 AM
orange blossom honey ibrewdou Recipes/Ingredients 3 06-01-2008 02:04 AM
Orange blossom vs alfalfa honey psi3000 Recipes/Ingredients 4 02-22-2008 02:12 PM


Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS