American Honey Wheat
Source: Dave Frombach
Recipe added: 01/09/01
A nice cross between a Hefe and a Honey ale. Even your commercial beer drinking friends will love it !!
Recipe type: Partial Mash
Batch Size: 5 gallons
Starting Gravity: 1.056
Finishing Gravity: 1.008
Time in Boil: 60 min.
Primary Fermentation: 7 days
Secondary Fermentation: 7 days
Additional Fermentation: 3 weeks bottle carbonation
- 3 lbs. dry wheat malt extract (55/45)
- 3 lbs. fireweed honey
- 1 lb. 2 row pale malt
- 1 1/2 lbs. wheat malt
- 1/2 lb. honey malt
- 1 1/2 oz hallertau hops (60 min)
- 1/2 os hallertau hops (last 5 min)
- 1056 American Ale yeast
Single step mash of the grains in 3 quarts of water at 152 for one hour. Sparge with 6 more quarts at 170. Add this to 3 gallons of water along with the extract and honey and boil for one hour using the listed hop schedule. (Irish moss, aireate, and yeast pitch per your own style.)
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