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Grapefruit Witbier

Grapefruit Witbier has a full, round mouthfeel of funky, yeasty, citrusy, bready flavors and aromas. Clean, zippy finish.

Yields 5 gallons, extract batch

 

7 lbs Wheat Malt Extract

8 oz Vienna Malt

8 oz Wheat Malt

1 oz Czech Saaz for bittering 4.0%AA (60 minutes)

1 oz Czech Saaz for aroma  (10 minutes)

3 Tbs coriander seeds, crushed

Peels of 4 tangerines

Peels of 3 grapefruits

White Labs Belgian Wit Ale Yeast (WLP400)

 

Heat three gallons of water to 160°F, turn off the heat, and steep the milled Vienna and wheat malts for 15 minutes. Remove and discard the grains and bring the grain tea to a boil. Turn off the heat and stir in the two cans of malt extract until completely dissolved. Bring back to a boil, add 1oz Czech Saaz hops, and boil for one hour total.

 

@10 minutes remaining add 1 more ounce of Saaz hop pellets.

@5 minutes remaining add ca. 3 Tbs crushed coriander seeds and the peels of 4 tangerines and 3 grapefruits.

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