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Brummeron Summer Wheat Extract
ABV2.80 %
BJCP Style
19B. Belgian And French Ale, Witbier
Supposed to be a Bell's Oberon clone. Color and clarity right on the nose. Taste is great but not very close to Oberon. OG gravity was actually right on the nose for my initial calculation at 1.042, so ended up about 3.5%. Not sure why it's throwing up new numbers now with the same qty of fermentables on my initial calculation.
Submitted by smokingun on 10-Feb-2007

Recipe Details
Tasting Notes Nice and creamy, rich in wheat flavor with a very slight pleasant hint of coriander. Made this batch with bottle conditioning in mind for summer so we'll let 'er sit on the shelf and see how it tastes again in 4 months! Pretty good after 1 week of conditioning.
Boil Volume 2.50 gallons
Boil Time 60 minutes
Batch Size 5.25 gallons
Yeast White Labs Belgian Wit Ale Yeast WLP400 (75% app. attenuation)
Primary Fermentation Glass, 8 days
Secondary Fermentation Plastic, 6 days
Other Fermentation
Procedure -Bring 2.5 gallons of water to 150 degrees. Steep grains for 45 minutes. -Turn heat back on, add 4 lbs. Dry Wheat Extract -Bring to boil, then add 4 AAU's Saaz hops -Boil 60 minutes, then add 1/8 tsp. of crushed corriander -Cool wort to 110 degrees, combine in fermenter w/ water up to 5.25 gallons. OG - 1.042 -Pitch yeast at 70-75 degrees -When fermentation is complete, dissolve 1 cup of Wheat Dry Malt Extract in 2 cups of water and stir in, then bottle. -FG - 1.016 (not as low as I wanted it. Was still fermenting in primary after 8 days but racked anyway which seemed to stop fermention. Should have left until it was done fermenting)
  Style Comparison
  Low   High
OG 1.042 1.038 1.055
FG 1.008 1.016 1.012
IBU 15 19 22
SRM 2 3 4
ABV 4.2 2.80 5.5
% Weight Weight (lbs) Grain Note Gravity Points Color
64.0 % 4.00 Wheat Dry Malt Extract 60%wheat/40%barley 26.3 2.7
16.0 % 1.00 Lager Two-row 5.0 2.0
12.0 % 0.75 CaraPils 3.5 1.8
8.0 % 0.50 Wheat Malt 2.8 1.7
  6.25     37.6  
% Wt Weight (oz) Hop Note Form AA% AAU Boil Time Utilization IBU
100.0 % 1.10 Saaz Pellet 3.4 3.7 60 0.051 19.1
  1.10               19.0
Miscellaneous Ingredients
Weight/Units Name Notes
1/8 tsp Corriander crushed
1 Cup Wheat Dry Malt Extract priming