Belgian Wheat Beer
11 - 12 o PL
5 - 5.5 %
10 - 12 EBC
25 - 30 IBU
Belgian Wheat or White beer is traditionally considered to be a summer drink. It is usually consumed as an aperitif with a slice of orange or lemon.
INGREDIENTS / HL (1 hectolitre = 100 litres)
Château Pilsen 2RS
18-20kg / hl
Château Wheat Blanc
5kg / hl
80 g / hl
Bitter orange peel
100g / hl
-Mash in 80 liters of water (65oC)
-Rest at 62oC during 60 minutes
-Rest at 70oC during 20 minutes
-Rest at 78oC during 2 minutes
Step 2: Boiling
Duration: 1hour 30 minutes
The volume of wort declines by 8 - 10%
-After 15 minutes add Magnum;
-After 85 minutes add Styrian Golding, spices and sugar if necessary.
Step 3: Fermentation
Start at 20oC, raise the temperature to 22oC, allow the dyacetil to rest for 24 hours at the end of fermentation prior to yeast removal.
Step 4: Lagering
minimum 2 weeks at 7oC
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