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All the Buzz Honey Witbier


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Batch Size (gallons)3
Efficiency65%
Recipe typeAll Grain
Style16A. Witbier
Original Gravity1.047
Final Gravity1.012
ABV4.59% (basic)   /   4.58% (advanced)       [what's this?]
IBU17
Color5.7 SRM
Boil Time90 min

YeastWyeast 1056 (American Ale)

Fermentables
NameAmtPctSRM
Pale Ale Malt 2-Row (Briess)2 lbs 8 oz43.5%3.5
Wheat Malt, White2 lbs 8 oz43.5%2.4
Honey Malt 8 oz8.7%25
Oats, Flaked 4 oz4.3%1

Hops
NameAmtTimeAlphaIBU
Hallertauer Mittelfrueh (Boil).6 oz604%16

DirectionsMash this around 152F, it is a fairly straightforward brew. You're also going to want to add .75oz of freshly ground Coriander at 10 minutes and .2oz of sweet orange peel at five. 

Fermentation
notes
10 days primary at 64F, then give it a few days at 66F or 68F to clean it up a bit. 

Tasting
notes
Light and smooth, it is definitely not yeast forward at all. A good blend of subtle sweetness, coriander, and fruit. If you're into Blue Moon, serve this with an orange. 

CreditsCredit to Wayne1 on Home Brew Talk for the coriander-sweet orange peel ratio in the recipe, and a huge influence on the recipe itself. 






This all grain Witbier homebrew recipe was submitted by Matt.