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Biting Wit

192 calories 20 carbs
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Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Witbier
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 1 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 1.75 gallons
Efficiency: 65% (brew house)
Source: Vicious Circle Brewery (adapted from Beer Craft)
Calories: 192 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 20 g (Per 12oz)
Created Thursday February 23rd 2012
1.058
1.015
5.75%
12.37
5.4
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
1 lb Belgian - Pilsner1 lb Pilsner 37 1.6 41.1%
1 lb American - Wheat1 lb Wheat 38 1.8 41.1%
0.125 lb American - Aromatic Malt0.125 lb Aromatic Malt 35 20 5.1%
0.31 lb Flaked Wheat0.31 lb Flaked Wheat 34 2 12.7%
2.44 lb Total      
 
Hops
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.125 oz Yakima Chief Hops - German Hallertau0.125 oz German Hallertau Hops Pellet 4.3 Boil 60 min 50%
0.125 oz Yakima Chief Hops - German Hallertau0.125 oz German Hallertau Hops Pellet 4.3 Boil 1 min 50%
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
5 Pasta insert method Sparge 153 °F 60 min
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Type Use Time
0.5 each Orange zest Spice Boil 5 min.
1.25 tsp Coriander seeds (cracked) Spice Boil 5 min.
 
Yeast
Wyeast - Belgian Ale 1214
Amount:
1
Attenuation (avg):
75%
Flocculation:
Med-Low
Optimum Temp:
68 - 78 °F
Starter:
No
Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: Corn sugar       Amount: 1 ounce      
Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
Total mash water needed 3.06 12.3  
Strike water volume at mash thickness of 1.5 qt/lb 0.91 3.7  
Remaining sparge water volume 2.15 8.6  
Grain absorption losses -0.3 -1.2  
Mash Lauter Tun dead space -0.25 -1  
Amount going into kettle 2.51 10  
Boil off losses -1.5 -6  
Hops absorption losses -0.01 -0  
Amount going into fermentor 1 4  
Total: 3.06 12.3
 
Notes

Use 1/3 of Wyeast smack pack

Hops adjusted from Beer Craft to get IBUs into range for the style

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  • Last Updated: 2012-03-25 18:09 UTC