Castle Malting: Beer recipe Belgian Wheat Beer
Belgian Wheat Beer Beer recipe
Original gravity: 11 - 12oPl
Alcohol: 5 - 5.5%
Colour: 10 - 12 EBC
Bitterness: 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 18-20 kg/hl
Château Wheat Blanc 5 kg/hl

Magnum 80 g/hl
Styrian Golding 80 g/hl
Citra 80 g/hl

SafAle WB-06 50-80 g/hl

Bitter orange peel 100 g/hl
Cumin 40 g/hl
Coriander 30 g/hl
Mashing temperature
Step 1: Mashing
Mash in 80 liters of water at 45oC
Rest at 62oC during 40 minutes
Rest at 68oC during 20 minutes
Rest at 78oC during 2 minutes
Step 2: Filtration
Separate the wort from the spent grain with water at 75-78°C
Step 3: Boiling
Duration: 1 hour 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 4: 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 5: Lagering minimum 2 weeks at 7oC
This recipe is provided by Castle Malting®. Please note that this recipe is just a guideline allowing you to add a personal touch to your beer. Please note that some modifications may be required to meet the specific technological conditions of the brewery defined by equipment, water etc.
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