Castle Malting: Beer recipe Traditional Wheat Beer
Traditional Wheat Beer Beer recipe
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Original gravity: 11-12oPlato
Alcohol: 5-5.5%
Color: 10-12 EBC
Bitterness: 25-30 EBU
Description
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.



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INGREDIENTS / HL (1 hectolitre = 100 litres)
MALT

Château Pilsen 2RS 18 - 20 kg / hl
Château Wheat Blanc 5 kg / hl
HOPS
Magnum 80 g / hl
Styrian Golding 80 g / hl
YEAST
SafAle WB-06 50-80 g / hl
SPICES
Bitter orange peel 10 g / hl
Cumin 2 g / hl
Coriander 1 g / hl
Mashing Temperature
Step 1: Mashing
Mash in 80 litres of water (45°C)
Rest at 62°C for 60 minutes
Rest at 70°C for 20 minutes
Rest at 78°C for 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 min add Styrian Golding, spices, and sugar, if necessary
Step 4: Fermentation
Start at 20°C, raise the temperature to 22°C, allow the diacetyl to rest for 24 h at the end of fermentation prior to yeast removal
Step 5: Lagering minimum 2 weeks at 7°C
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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