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Fireweed Wheat

Brewer: Greg Henley Email:
Beer: Fireweed Wheat Style: American Wheat
Type: Extract w/grain Size: 5 gallons
9 HCU (~7 SRM)
Bitterness: 16 IBU
OG: 1.052 FG: 1.016
Alcohol: 4.6% v/v (3.6% w/w)
Grain: 8 oz. Gambrinus Honey Malt
8 oz. Malted White Wheat
Steep: Steep grains in 160 F. water for 30 minutes.
Boil: 60 minutes SG 1.086 3 gallons
6 lb. Alexander's Wheat Malt Extract
1 lb. Fireweed Honey
1/2 tsp Irish Moss (15 Minutes)
Hops: 1 oz. Mount Hood Pellets (4.0% AA, 60 min.)
1 oz. Mount Hood Pellets (4.0% AA, 20 min.)
Yeast: Cooper's Dry Ale Yeast rehyd. 15 minutes prior to pitching in 80 F.
pre-boiled water.
Log: Primary Ferment-6 days in glass
Secondary Ferment-13 days in glass
After half of batch was bottled I add 2oz. of Raspberry Extract to
the rest of the batch.
Carbonation: 3/4 cup Corn Sugar
Tasting: Next time I will use a liquid yeast. Maybe Wyeast #1056 (American Ale)
or White Labs #WLP001 (California Ale).

Recipe posted 10/07/98.