Recipe: OBK Witbier



A refreshing, elegant, tasty, moderate-strength wheat based ale. Pale straw in colour, this beer will be very cloudy from starch haze and yeast, which gives it a milky, whitish-yellow appearance. Dense, white, moussy head. A medium-light bodied ale with a smooth creaminess from the wheat, although finishes dry. Flavours are light, slightly grainy with wheat aromatics. Coriander and orange peel bring a citrusy orangey fruitiness.

Source: Ontario Beer Kegs

Beer Specifications

Beer Name:OBK Witbier
Beer Style:Wheat
Recipe Type:All Grain
Batch Size:5.25 gallons / 20 litres
Estimated SRM:
Estimated IBU:12
Estimated OG:1.049
Estimated FG:1.012
Estimated ABV:4.8%

Grain Bill/Fermentables

LbsFermentables
5Pilsner
4Wheat Malt

Hops

OzMinHops
160Saaz

Additions (Optional)

AmountMinHops
1 oz5Ground Coriander Seeds
1-35Sweet Orange Peel

 Yeast

#Yeast
1SafAle S-33

Fermentation Schedule

21 daysPrimary
7-14 daysBottle Conditioning
Optimal Fermentation Temperature: 59-68°F / 10-20°C
Place fermenter in stable temperature, out of the light.

Directions

Mash Temperature:150°F / 65.5°C
Mash Time:60 min
Strike Water Volume:3.5 gallons / 15.9 litres
Sparge Water Volume:2.75 gallons / 10.4 litres
Boil Duration:60 min


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