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)
-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