Watermelon Wheat

All Grain Recipe

Submitted By: tonyhomebrew (Shared)
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Brewer: Chris Wilkes
Batch Size: 5.25 galStyle: Fruit Beer (20A)
Boil Size: 6.96 galStyle Guide: BJCP 2008
Color: 5.8 SRMEquipment: Six String Brewhouse
Bitterness: 17.4 IBUsBoil Time: 60 min
Est OG: 1.050 (12.3° P)Mash Profile: Single Infusion, Light Body, No Mash Out
Est FG: 1.009 SG (2.3° P)Fermentation: Ale, Two Stage
ABV: 5.3%Taste Rating: 30.0

Ingredients
Amount Name Type #
3 lbs 4.00 oz Pilsner (2 Row) Bel (2.0 SRM) Grain 1
3 lbs 4.00 oz Wheat Malt, Ger (2.0 SRM) Grain 2
8.00 oz Aromatic Malt (26.0 SRM) Grain 3
6.40 oz Honey Malt (25.0 SRM) Grain 4
3.20 oz Acid Malt (3.0 SRM) Grain 5
0.75 oz Willamette [5.5%] - Boil 60 min Hops 6
1 pkgs Safale American (DCL/Fermentis #US-05) Yeast 7
1 lbs Honey (1.0 SRM) Sugar 8

Taste Notes

3/9/12 Ferment finished just a little on the high side but tastes like a clean wheat. Racked onto 3 cups of fresh squeezed watermelon juice.

Notes

3 Cups of fresh watermelon juice per 5 gallons. 5.4 mash pH after adding .5g Gypsum and 3mL lactic acid to filtered Leander water. 3.7 mL highly concentrated watermelon flavoring added at kegging