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Erma's Disco Elixer II

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Erma's Disco Elixer II

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Beer Style: American Wheat or Rye Beer (6D)
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5.5 US gallons

American Wheat or Rye Beer
Beer Color

Description:

This is for the 2012 Homebrewer's Ball. Pretty decent beer. Goldish organge color. Medium body with a slightly sweet flavor, creamy. Must be the honey and vienna malt. The orange flavor has completly faded in the secondary. Very little hop bitterness. Probably both lost with the addition of gelatin. Acid malt completly undetectable. Pretty decent beer overall. We'll see how it's received. I think it received a fair number of compliments at the event. Do again but skip the dextrose and use the WL320 American Hefe instead. Not as good as Erma III.

Ingredients:

  • 5 lbs 4.0 oz - White Wheat Malt (2.4 SRM) (Grain)
  • 4 lbs 4.0 oz - Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 1 lbs - Vienna Malt (3.5 SRM) (Grain)
  • 3.0 oz - Acid Malt (3.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 0.5 oz - Cascade [8.9%] - Boil 60 min (Hops)
  • 0.6 oz - Citra [15.6%] - Boil 5 min (Hops)
  • 0.50 oz - Orange Peel, Sweet (Boil 5 min) (Misc)
  • 1 pkgs - German Ale/Kolsch (White Labs #WLP029) (Yeast)
  • 12.0 oz - Honey (1.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 4.00 oz - Malto-Dextrine (Secondary 0 min) (Misc)

Additional Instructions

Boil: 90 Minutes

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.056 (13.7° P)
Final Gravity: 1.010 SG (2.7° P)
Alcohol by Vol: 6.0%
Color SRM: 4.3  Color Sample 
Bitterness IBU: 23.1
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5.50 US Gallons

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