BeerSmith's Wit

All Grain Recipe

Submitted By: jthompson1950 (Shared)
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Brewer: Brad Smith
Batch Size: 5.50 galStyle: Witbier (16A)
Boil Size: 7.47 galStyle Guide: BJCP 2008
Color: 4.0 SRMEquipment: Jim's RIMS
Bitterness: 18.0 IBUsBoil Time: 60 min
Est OG: 1.049 (12.2° P)Mash Profile: Temperature Mash, 1 Step, Medium Body
Est FG: 1.011 SG (2.8° P)Fermentation: Ale, Two Stage
ABV: 5.0%Taste Rating: 47.0

Amount Name Type #
4 lbs 4.85 oz Pale Malt (2 Row) Bel (3.2 SRM) Grain 1
5 lbs 3.96 oz Wheat, Flaked (1.6 SRM) Grain 2
1 lbs 6.95 oz Pilsner (2 Row) Bel (2.0 SRM) Grain 3
1.01 oz Goldings, East Kent [5.0%] - Boil 60 min Hops 4
0.79 oz Coriander Seed (Boil 5 min) Misc 5
0.79 oz Orange Peel, Bitter (Boil 5 min) Misc 6
1.0 pkgs Belgian Wit Ale (White Labs #WLP400) Yeast 7

Taste Notes

Great tasting Wit! A summer favorite! Lacy white head that lasts and lasts. Distinctive, light wheat beer with a hint of spice.


Many thanks to Jay Russ for starting me on Wit - and providing some starter recipes from which this one eventually evolved!

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