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Strawberry (or whatever...) Wheat

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Strawberry (or whatever...) Wheat

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Beer Style: Fruit Beer (20A)
Recipe Type: extract
Yield: 5 US gallons

Fruit Beer

Description:

I'm new to this list, so I thought I'd drop a recipe for a KILLER strawberry wheat beer that I've enjoyed immensely. "Fruit? In Beer? Yuck!" Well, that's what I said, too, before a friend gave me a Rasperry Wheat or ten to taste...

Scoff if you may, but this is a killer brew. I've had the best luck with strawberry wheat (and one batch in particular...!), but I've tasted a couple heavenly rasperry wheats too. Cherry wheats never seem to be too good for whatever reason. If you have good luck with a different kind of fruit, please let me know. Original credit for an earlier version of this recipe goes to Mike Raimey, Braumeister Ekstrordinar.

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 lbs honey
  • 1 can Morgan's Wheat
  • 1 1/2 lbs lt dried malt
  • 2 oz Tettnangers (reduce if you don't like hoppy beers)
  • 2 lbs fresh or frozen berries
  • Irish moss
  • ale yeast

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Procedure:

Boil the honey, an ounce of the hops, & the Irish moss in some water 15 minutes. Add Morgan's kit malt and bring back to a boil. Add fruit. Lower heat. Steep at 150 degrees 20 minutes with the second half of the hops.

That's it! Toss in some cold water & yeast and let 'er go.

After 4 days, rack off into a secondary fermenter, leaving the fruit behind in the primary.

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