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Pucker up Lemon Wheat

This is a great summer beer. Light and refreshing. I am not normally a "fruit beer" fan but this is my one exception.

Brewer: D&C Brewery Email:
Beer: Pucker up Lemon Wheat Style: American Wheat
Type: Extract w/grain Size: 5 gallons
6 HCU (~5 SRM)
Bitterness: 28 IBU
OG: 1.054 FG: 1.010
Alcohol: 5.7% v/v (4.5% w/w)
Water: Living in Colorado there is no real need for water treatment.
Grain: .5 lb. American crystal 40L
Steep: Add the grains to ~6 gallons of water and steep until the water reaches 160 degrees.
Boil: 60 minutes SG 1.045 6 gallons
6 lb. Wheat extract
1 lb. Honey
Hops: 1 oz. Cascade (6% AA, 60 min.)
.5 oz. Tettnanger (4.5% AA, 30 min.)
Yeast: I used White labs ready to pitch yeast California V.
Log: One week in the primary fermenter at ~68 degrees. Two weeks in the secondary. And about two weeks in the bottle. I opened one at one week and it was good, just a bit flat.
Tasting: Very tasty. This is a fruit beer for all of you who don't like fruit beers.

Recipe posted 03/10/01.