May homebrew recipe of the month: When The Weather Is Fine Wheat Ale

In honor of American Craft Beer Week, here is our recipe of the month for May.

When The Weather Is Fine Wheat Ale

Yield: 5 gallons

Color: Purple/Copper

Gravity: 1.071

ABV: ~7%

Maturation: 3-4 weeks

Bitterness: ~14 IBUs

90 minute all-grain boil, 60 minute extract boil

All-grain recipe:

  • 4.25 lbs. Wheat Malt
  • 4 lbs. 2-Row Brewers Malt
  • 2 lbs. Maris Otter
  • 1 lb. Flaked Wheat
  • 0.5 lb. Honey Malt
  • 0.5 lb. Caracrystal Wheat
  • 2 lbs. Blueberries or puree

Partial mash recipe:

  • 6 lbs. Wheat Dry Malt Extract
  • 1 lb. Maris Otter
  • 1 lb. Flaked Wheat
  • 05 lb. Honey Malt
  • 05 lb. Caracrystal Wheat
  • 2 lbs. Blueberries or puree

Mash at 151 degrees F

Hops: 1 oz. German Spalt (60 min.)

Dry Yeast: SafBrew WB-06

Liquid: White Labs WLP400 Belgian Wit Ale

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