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Red Wheat Wit v1.0

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Red Wheat Wit v1.0

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Beer Style: Witbier (16A)
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5.5 US gallons

Witbier
Beer Color

Description:

2011 HHHC 31

Ingredients:

  • 4 lbs 13.0 oz - Wheat, Red (Alhambra) (2.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 4 lbs 12.0 oz - Brewers Malt 6-Row (Briess) (1.8 SRM) (Grain)
  • 1 lbs 4.0 oz - Victory Malt (25.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 0.7 oz - Sterling [7.0%] - Boil 60 min (Hops)
  • 0.75 oz - Coriander Seed (Boil 5 min) (Misc)
  • 0.75 oz - Orange Peel, Bitter (Boil 5 min) (Misc)
  • 0.75 oz - Orange Peel, Sweet (Boil 5 min) (Misc)
  • 1 pkgs - Belgian Wit Ale (White Labs #WLP400) (Yeast)

Additional Instructions

Boil: 60 Minutes

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.055 (13.6° P)
Final Gravity: 1.012 SG (3.0° P)
Alcohol by Vol: 5.7%
Color SRM: 6.5  Color Sample 
Bitterness IBU: 16.8
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5.50 US Gallons

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review rating
 Reviewed by timlael on Fri Apr 25 2014

This one is still a pretty drinkable beer, but the victory was a last second addition to deal with a stuck mash. I had no rice hulls on hand so I ground up a pound of victory to provide some more husks. It is just a bit too bready for style and, so far, most judges have caught that 1 1/4 pound of victory. Interesting for sure.