Offshore Apricot Ale

Source: Matt Gadow
Recipe added: 09/11/97

Great wheat beer tang / taste. Stayed cloudy, but excellent light, refreshing *beer* taste, with slight nose of apricot, and strong finish of woody, apricot flavor.


Recipe type: All Grain
Batch Size: 10 Gallons
Starting Gravity: 1.061
Finishing Gravity: 1.012
Time in Boil: 60 mins
Primary Fermentation: glass - 65deg. 10 days
Secondary Fermentation: glass 65 deg. 2 weeks
Additional Fermentation: kegged and quaffed!



Mash-in at 151, rest w/ periodic RIMS for 1 hour, sparge to 12 gallons, boil w/ 2.5 oz hops for 75 mins Warmed frozen apricots to ~160, added to boiler at knock-out Drained to c-flow chiller, stuck, switched to immersion chiller, chilled, and racked to 2 carboys, pitched w/ 1056 culture My five gallons: (other half split w/ brewing partner) Racked to 2ndary after 10 days, chilled to 50 in fridge still hazy, kegged after 2 more weeks w/ 1 oz Apricot essence
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