Belgian White/Wit Ale All-Grain Template

Belgian-Style White (or Wit)/Belgian-Style Wheat - All Grain

Recipe Description

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: 6 gal (22.7 L)
  • Boil Time: 60 mins

Ingredients

  • Grains/Fermentables
  • 5 lbs (2.27 kg) Belgian Pilsner 2-Row (2 °L)
  • 3 lbs (1.36 kg) White Wheat (2 °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)

Directions

Infusion Step: Mash at 150 °F (66 °C) for 60 minutes.

Single infusion mash. Add hops at times indicated. Add coriander and orange peel with 15 mins left in the boil. Cool 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.

If you started brewing this beer today you could be drinking it by May 14, 2014. Start brewing this recipe.