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White Lightning Wit

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White Lightning Wit

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Beer Style: Witbier (16A)
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5 US gallons

Witbier
Beer Color

Description:

This witbier recipe is featured in the March/April 2012 issue of Zymurgy magazine. It is inspired by an “Italian Saison” brewed by Del Borgo, a craft brewery north of Rome.

Ingredients:

  • 3.5 lb (1.6 kg) | U.S. Two-Row or Pils Malt
  • 4.0 lb (1.8 kg) | Malted Wheat
  • 0.5 lb (227 g) | Flaked Oats
  • 0.2 oz (8 g) | Chinook 11% a.a. (60 min)
  • 0.35 oz (10 g) | Simcoe 12% a.a. (10 min)
  • 0.5 oz (14 g) | Columbus 12% a.a. (0 min)
  • 0.4 oz (12 g) | Indian Coriander (2 min)
  • 0.07 oz (2 g) | Cardamon Whole Pod (2 min)
  • 3 g | Dried Ginger (2 min)
  • Zest of 1/2 lemon (2 min)
  • 46 oz (1.4 liter) | Muscat grape juice concentrate
  • Belgian Wit Ale yeast (WLP550 or Wyeast 3944 or 3942)

Additional Instructions

Boil: 60 Minutes

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.045
Alcohol by Vol: 5.8%
Color SRM: 5.6  Color Sample 
Bitterness IBU: 19
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5.00 US Gallons

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Procedure:

Infusion mash for 60 minutes at 154°F (68°C), then mash out. 60 Minute boil. Add Muscat grape juice concentrate to fermenter at end of primary. Ferment at 75-78°F (24-26°C).

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