Source: Wayne Rowe
Recipe added: 08/23/99
I love wheat beers of all varieties, but I wanted one with a little different twist. This one is a winner, with just a hint of orange bitterness coupled with the refreshment that only wheat beers can provide. The body is light-to-medium, with a delicate carbonation, and an amber color contrasting its thick off-white head.
Recipe type: Extract
Batch Size: 5 Gallons
Time in Boil: 110 Minutes
Primary Fermentation: 11 Days
Secondary Fermentation: None
- 4 lbs Light Malt Extract Syrup
- 3 lbs Amber Malt Extract Syrup
- 1 lb German Light Crystal Malt (crushed)
- 1 ounce Bitter Orange Peel
- 2 ounce Hallertauer Hops
- Weihenstephen Wheat Yeast (smack-pack)
- 3/4 cups Corn Sugar
Put Crystal Malt into grain bag and set into 1.5 gallons cold water. Remove grains prior to boil. Turn heat off and stir in syrups and hops. Bring back to boil. After 90 minutes, add Orange Peel. Finish boil. Cool to 80 degrees F. Pitch yeast. Bottle after 11 days. Allow to condition for 2 weeks. Enjoy!
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