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Mandarin Wheat Ale Extract
Color
Stats
OG1.035
FG1.010
IBU229
ABV3.20 %
SRM2
BJCP Style
17A. Wheat Beer, Bavarian Weizen
Description
It's crisp taste with a definite orange background both in the aroma (slight) and taste (slight) also the calculation for IBU are way off it feels like about a 48 IBU not sure why that is so high. and it has a slightly darker color than represented also the startiing gravity is off on the calculator it sits around 1.048-1.050
Submitted by gafortin on 21-Jun-2010

Recipe Details
Tasting Notes It's crisp taste with a definite orange background both in the aroma (slight) and taste (slight) But more hopped than your traditional hefenwezen I use mandarin oranges in the can because they are free of any wrine thus absolutely no bitternes added which is why i hopped this up a bit
Awards Everyone loves it including some of my other home brewers, happens to be my favorite as well
Boil Volume 4.50 gallons
Boil Time 60 minutes
Batch Size 5.50 gallons
Yeast belgian wit (75% app. attenuation)
Primary Fermentation glass 7-10 days or until fermentation ceases and a couple days to clear
Secondary Fermentation
Other Fermentation
Procedure bring 4.5 gals to boil add 1 tsp gypsum remove from heat poor in wheat extract i prefer 65%wheat 35% malt also add 1/2 pound Mutons DME wheat/barley Return to boil, add hops to schedule. 10 minutes before end of boil add 1 tsp Irish moss and 1/2 oz crushed coriander. end of boil wait until temp drops top 170F and drop in the oranges stir, Oh use 3 30oz cans of dole mandarin oranges use a food processor to grind them up. let sit for about 10-15 minutes the chill to about 80 add to carboy with as much of the oranges as you can poor in water to get to 5.5 gals your starting gravity should be around 1.048-1.050. pitch you yeast and ariate good, i usually get active fermentation in about 8 hrs and it goes crazy for about 3-4 days oh use at least 6.5 gal carboy.
  Style Comparison
  Low   High
OG 1.040 1.035 1.056
FG 1.010 1.010 1.014
IBU 10 229 20
SRM 2 2 9
ABV 4.3 3.20 5.6
Fermentables
% Weight Weight (lbs) Grain Note Gravity Points Color
92.3 % 6.00 Wheat Malt 65%wheat 35% malt 31.9 1.7
7.7 % 0.50 Wheat Dry Malt Extract mutons is fine 3.1 2.7
  6.50     35.0  
Hops
% Wt Weight (oz) Hop Note Form AA% AAU Boil Time Utilization IBU
16.7 % 0.50 Hallertau Tradition Pellet 6.0 3.0 55 0.234 70.2
16.7 % 0.50 East Kent Goldings Pellet 5.0 2.5 45 0.234 58.5
16.7 % 0.50 Saaz Pellet 3.5 1.8 40 0.198 34.7
16.7 % 0.50 East Kent Goldings Pellet 5.0 2.5 30 0.135 33.8
16.7 % 0.50 Saaz Pellet 3.5 1.8 20 0.090 15.8
16.7 % 0.50 Hallertau Tradition Pellet 6.0 3.0 10 0.054 16.2
  3.00               229.0
Miscellaneous Ingredients
Weight/Units Name Notes
.5 oz corriander 10 min end of boil
1 tsp irish moss 10 min end of boil
1 tsp gympsum begining of boil
3-30z can dole mandarin oranges end of boil with wort at 170f