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Belgian Wheat Beer Beer recipe
Original gravity: 11 - 12 o PL
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 18-20kg / hl
Château Wheat Blanc 5kg / hl

Magnum 80 g / hl
Styrian Golding 80 g / hl

Safbrew WB-06 50 g / hl

Bitter orange peel 100g / hl
Cumin 30g / hl
Coriander 20g / hl
Mashing temperature
Step1: Mashing
-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

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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