Belgian wit and Belgian style wit??

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cwilliamsccn

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Making this recipe this weekend split into two 5g batches one with s-05 and the other wlp-400. would the one with s-05 be considered a Belgian "style" wit an the wlp-400 a Belgian Wit??


Recipe Specifications
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Boil Size: 12gal
Post Boil Volume: 10 gal
Batch Size (fermenter): 10.00 gal
Bottling Volume: 9.75 gal
Estimated OG: 1.048 SG
Estimated Color: 4.2 SRM
Estimated IBU: 12.4 IBUs
Brewhouse Efficiency: 75.00 %
Est Mash Efficiency: 75.0 %
Boil Time: 60 Minutes

Ingredients:
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Amt Name Type # %/IBU
4 lbs Pilsner (2 Row) Bel (2.0 SRM) Grain 1 29.6 %
1 lbs 8.0 oz Oats, Flaked (1.0 SRM) Grain 2 11.1 %
1 lbs Vienna Malt (3.5 SRM) Grain 3 7.4 %
7 lbs Wheat Dry Extract (4.5 SRM) Dry Extract 4 51.9 %
2.00 oz Saaz [3.00 %] - Boil 60.0 min Hop 5 14.4 IBUs
1.00 Items Whirlfloc Tablet (Boil 15.0 mins) Fining 6 -
2.00 g Seeds of Paradise (Boil 5.0 mins) Spice 7 -
1.00 oz Coriander Seed (Boil 5.0 mins) Spice 8 -
0.50 oz Orange Peel, Bitter (Boil 5.0 mins) Spice 9 -
0.50 oz Orange Peel, Sweet (Boil 5.0 mins) Spice 10 -
1.0 pkg Belgian Wit Ale (White Labs #WLP400) [35 Yeast 11 -
1.0 pkg Safale American (DCL/Fermentis #US-05) Yeast 12 -
 

TTB-J

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I think the one with US-05 would just be called a "Wheat Beer."
 

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I'd think the wit made with s-05 would not really be true to style because the wit yeast is part of what gives the style its character, but not sure what style it would fall into. That said, it would be interesting to taste the differences between the 2 batches with different yeast. I'm willing to take samples...:mug:
 
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I wasn't sure of it classified as a wit so thought i would ask. So its a american wheat with orange and spice i guess..
 
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