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159 calories 17 carbs
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Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Witbier
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7 gallons
Efficiency: 60% (brew house)
Calories: 159 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 17 g (Per 12oz)
Created Tuesday May 29th 2012
1.048
1.013
4.69%
20.19
3.3
n/a
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Fermentables
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
4.50 lb Belgian - Pilsner4.5 lb Pilsner 37 1.6 45%
3 lb Flaked Wheat3 lb Flaked Wheat 34 2 30%
1.50 lb American - Wheat1.5 lb Wheat 38 1.8 15%
1 lb Cane Sugar1 lb Cane Sugar 46 0 10%
10 lb Total      
 
Hops
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1 oz Hallertau Hersbrucker1 oz Hallertau Hersbrucker Hops Pellet 4.3 Boil 60 min 80%
0.25 oz Cascade0.25 oz Cascade Hops Pellet 6.4 Boil 5 min 20%
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
24 HEAT TO 158 Infusion 151 °F 75 min
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Type Use Time
0.20 oz Fresh orange zest Spice Boil 5 min.
0.50 oz coriander seed (crushed) Spice Boil 5 min.
0.50 oz coriander seed (heated on skillet) Spice Secondary 0 min.
 
Yeast
Wyeast - Belgian Witbier 3944
Amount:
1 Each
Attenuation (avg):
74%
Flocculation:
Med-Low
Optimum Temp:
62 - 75 °F
Starter:
No
Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
Total mash water needed 8.6 34.4  
Strike water volume at mash thickness of 1.5 qt/lb 3.38 13.5  
Remaining sparge water volume 5.22 20.9  
Grain absorption losses -1.13 -4.5  
Mash Lauter Tun dead space -0.25 -1  
Amount going into kettle 7.22 28.9  
Volume increase from sugar/extract (early additions) 0.07 0.3  
Adjusted starting boil size 7.3 29.2  
Boil off losses -2.25 -9  
Hops absorption losses -0.05 -0.2  
Amount going into fermentor 5 20  
Total: 8.6 34.4
 
Notes

-Grate orange zest and measure out 2 oz.
-Pre-boil spices to check. Consider adding chamomile and/or juniper as ingredients.

Boil gently for 90 minutes.

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  • Last Updated: 2012-06-16 21:31 UTC