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Rick Garvin's Cherry Blossom Wit

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Rick Garvin's Cherry Blossom Wit

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

Witbier

Description:

Rick says: "The cherry tree was blooming when I made this and the wind kept blowing cherry petals into the boiler."

[Phil's notes: A superb recipe, particulary for people like me who LOVE coriander. If you want something a bit more sedate you might want to cut the coriander by 1/3]

Ingredients:

  • 4.0 lbs Pilsner malt (50%)
  • 3.6 lbs Unmalted wheat (45%)
  • 0.4 lbs Rolled oats (5%)
  • 0.89 oz Styrian goldings (6.2%) boiled for 60 minutes
  • 0.36 oz Saaz (3.2%) boiled for 5 minutes
  • 14.5 grams Bitter orange peel boiled for 20 minutes (0.75

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Procedure:

Dough in at 117F. 20-minute rests at 117F and 122F. 60 minute rest at 146F. Mash out to 160F. Boil 30 minutes before adding the first hop addition. Hint: do not puree the bitter orange in a blender with water. It will sink to the bottom of the boiler and scorch.

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