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Belgian Marmalade Wit

198 calories
Method: All Grain
Style: Witbier
Boil Time: 75 min
Batch Size: 10.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 12 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.053 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 75% (brew house)
Source: E Hines
Calories: 198 calories (Per 12oz)
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Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
10.5 lb Belgian - Pale Ale10.5 lb Pale Ale 38 3.4 46.8%
10 lb American - Red Wheat10 lb Red Wheat 38 2.5 44.6%
0.5 lb Flaked Wheat0.5 lb Flaked Wheat 34 2 2.2%
1 lb Rolled Oats1 lb Rolled Oats 33 2.2 4.5%
7 oz German - Acidulated Malt7 oz Acidulated Malt 27 3.4 1.9%
22.44 lb Total      
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU
2 oz Tettnanger2 oz Tettnanger Hops Pellet 3.5 Boil 60 min 12.38
2 oz Hallertau Mittelfruh2 oz Hallertau Mittelfruh Hops Pellet 3.75 Boil 5 min 2.64
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
--Fly Sparge154 °F--
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.36 qt/lb
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Type Use Time
13 oz Organic Marmalade Flavor Boil 5 min.
1.5 oz Coriander Cracked Spice Boil 1 min.
2 oz Orange Zest Flavor Secondary 5 days
0.5 oz Coriander Cracked Flavor Secondary 5 days
Attenuation (avg):
Optimum Temp:
67 - 74 °F
Fermentation Temp:
68 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 205 B cells required
Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Target Water Profile: Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
85 4.4 12 92 68 43
Add Salts to 7.5 Gal RO only. 3.5gm Gypsum, 4.5gm, Calcium Chloride, 1 gm Mag Chloride, 2gm Chalk 2gm. Sparg with 8.5 Gal RO. Cl/So4 ratio 1.4 to 1 for soft mouthfeel.
Use Noble hops with spicy character. 10 to 20 IBU is Style. Acid malt is for mash pH and Flavor profile.
If using Wheat Malt instead of raw wheat, do usual infusion Mash.
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
Cereal Mash: All Wheat (note the American Wheat is Raw Red Hard Wheat) and Oats 122F for 15 min, 148-150 for 15 min, Boil for 15 min. Then add to main Mash target = 154F for 45 min.
Main Mash: 122F until Cereal added then 154 for 45 minutes. Add 1 lb Rice Hulls (Critical with Cereal Mash) and stir and place into Lauter Tun. Sparge and collect 12 to 12.5 Gallons. Boil til 10.5 Gallons. Add no finings. Note Add 13oz Marmalade at 5 min and 1.5oz Crushed Coriander at 1 min. In secondary added 2 Orange Zest and 0.5oz Crushed Coriander. This beer is Fantastic. Best Wit I have ever made.
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Last Updated: 2019-05-21 13:34 UTC
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