Summer Orange Wit
a great summer brew!
|Brewer:||the Red Stoners||Email:||-|
|Beer:||Summer Orange Wit||Style:||Belgian White (Wit)|
|Type:||Extract w/grain||Size:||5 gallons|
|Alcohol:||4.2% v/v (3.3% w/w)|
|Grain:||4 oz. Wheat malt
1 lb. American crystal 10L
|Boil:||60 minutes||SG 1.076||3 gallons|
|3.3 lb. Light malt extract
3.3 lb. Wheat extract
|add juice of 2 whole lemons and 1/2 tsp.
Grains of Paradise for last 2 minutes of boil in hop bag.
Transfer G of P to primary fermentor.
|Hops:||1.00 oz. Perle (8% AA, 60 min.)
1.00 oz. Cascade (6% AA, 5 min.)
|Yeast:||Wyeast Belgian Wit|
|Log:||Ferment with zest of 2 lemons and 2 oranges in a hop bag.
This took a long time to ferment in my basement, but it was worth it.
I transferred it to a secondary, and took out the lemon/orange zest.
It bubbled slowly for almost a month.
|Carbonation:||~2/3 cup + 1Tbs. corn sugar|
|Tasting:||Really light and summery orange (but beery) flavor.
Great soapy head that lasts to the bottom of the glass.
YUMMY ! ! !
Recipe posted 06/14/06.