Belgian White/Wit Ale Extract Template

Belgian-Style White (or Wit)/Belgian-Style Wheat - Extract

This recipe is a base template for the Belgian-Style White (or Wit)/Belgian-Style Wheat style. While you are welcome to brew this recipe as is it's intended to be used as a starting point for creating your own recipe.

  • Batch Size: 5 gal (18.9 L)
  • Boil Size: 3 gal (11.4 L)
  • Boil Time: 60 mins
  • Alcohol by Volume: 5.0%
  • OG: 1.051
  • FG: 1.013
  • IBU: 19.6
  • Color:   4.5 SRM
  • Grains/Fermentables
  • 3 lbs (1.36 kg) Light Dry Malt Extract (4 °L)
  • 3.3 lbs (1.5 kg) Light Liquid Malt Extract (4 °L)
  • After Boil
  • 4 oz (113.4 g) Corn Sugar (Dextrose) (0 °L)
  • Hops
  • 1 oz (28.35 g) Fuggle 4.25% AA (Boil - 60 mins)
  • Miscellaneous
  • 1 oz (28.35 g) Coriander Seed (Boil - 15 mins)
  • 1 oz (28.35 g) Bitter Orange Peel (Boil - 15 mins)
  • Yeast
  • Belgian Witbier Yeast (Wyeast 3944) (Liquid)

Add dry extract to 3 gallons of water then bring to a boil.

Add hops at the times indicated. Add liquid extract, coriander and orange peel with 15 mins left in the boil. Transfer to primary, top off with cool water to reach 5 gallons and pitch yeast.

Corn sugar is used for bottle priming.

Hold in primary fermentor for 14 days at 69 °F (21 °C).

Allow to carbonate and age for 14 days.