Easy Honey Wheat (1 ratings)

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Submitted By: sagacity (Shared)
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Brewer: Scott (Zeal in Sky Brewing)
Batch Size: 5.00 galStyle: American Wheat or Rye Beer ( 6D)
Boil Size: 2.00 galStyle Guide: BJCP 2008
Color: 7.1 SRMEquipment: Pot ( 4 Gal/15.1 L) - Extract
Bitterness: 27.3 IBUsBoil Time: 20 min
Est OG: 1.065 (16.0° P)
Est FG: 1.009 SG (2.3° P)Fermentation: Ale, Two Stage
ABV: 7.4%Taste Rating: 30.0

Amount Name Type #
2 lbs DME Wheat Bavarian (Briess) (8.0 SRM) Dry Extract 1
4 lbs Munton's Wheat Hopped LME (9.0 SRM) Extract 2
2 lbs Honey [Boil for 10 min] (1.0 SRM) Sugar 3
1.00 oz Tettnang [4.5%] - Steep 3 min Hops 4
1.0 pkgs American Wheat Ale (Wyeast Labs #1010) Yeast 5

Taste Notes

Realy, good honey wheat. The honey was apparent without being overpowering. It was way too easy to drink for the amount of alcohol it contained. Maybe a little sweet - but that seems to be what bridged the gap for the non-beer drinkers.


Based off of Midwest's 20 min Honey Wheat, this beer was consistently a crowd pleaser. Several times "non beer drinkers" tried, and liked it, and drank more. The yeast was changed, but this one had a lot of potential for house mods (even down to NOT using the Munton's pre-hopped malt). Its quick. Its easy. Its REAL good. Uses 2 stage ferm to get the beer off the sediment from having a good % of honey in the mix.


Always a Crowd Pleaser

by sagacity

Even though this is a "simple" recipe, it always pleases. From beer "connoisseurs" to "non-beer" drinkers, all have said that they really liked this beer. Because of this, I try to brew this a couple to a few times a year and end up giving a lot of it away.

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