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Offline Chris Craig

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Mandarin Wheat
« on: June 04, 2013, 11:02:45 AM »
I've never used fruit in beer before, but I'm going to try to use 25g of orange zest in the primary after about 4 days.  I'll leave it for 10 days before kegging.

Recipe: Mandarin Wheat
Brewer: Chris Craig
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Style: American Wheat or Rye Beer
TYPE: All Grain
Taste: (30.0)

Recipe Specifications
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Boil Size: 48.5 l
Post Boil Volume: 44.5 l
Batch Size (fermenter): 42.0 l   
Bottling Volume: 40.1 l
Estimated OG: 1.047 SG
Estimated Color: 3.9 SRM
Estimated IBU: 21.5 IBUs
Brewhouse Efficiency: 78.00 %
Est Mash Efficiency: 79.5 %
Boil Time: 60 Minutes

Ingredients:
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Amt                   Name                                     Type          #        %/IBU         
0.50 kg               Rice Hulls (0.0 SRM)                     Adjunct       1        5.9 %         
4.00 kg               White Wheat Malt (2.4 SRM)               Grain         2        47.1 %       
3.50 kg               Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM)           Grain         3        41.2 %       
0.50 kg               Munich Malt (9.0 SRM)                    Grain         4        5.9 %         
20 g                  Magnum [12.90 %] - Boil 60.0 min         Hop           5        16.4 IBUs     
20 g                  Centennial [10.90 %] - Boil 10.0 min     Hop           6        5.0 IBUs     
1.00 Items            Whirlfloc Tablet (Boil 5.0 mins)         Fining        7        -             
40 g                  Centennial [10.90 %] - Boil 0.0 min      Hop           8        0.0 IBUs     
2.0 pkg               Safale American  (DCL/Fermentis #US-05)  Yeast         9        -             
25.00 g               Orange Peel, Sweet (Primary 5.0 mins)    Spice         10       -             


Mash Schedule: Single Infusion, Medium Body, Batch Sparge
Total Grain Weight: 8.50 kg
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Name              Description                             Step Temperat Step Time     
Mash In           Add 6.4 gal of water at 161 F           149 F         60 min       

Sparge: Batch sparge with 3 steps (Drain mash tun, , 17.4l, 17.4l) of 168 F water
« Last Edit: June 13, 2013, 09:24:55 AM by Chris Craig »

Offline Richard

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Re: Orange Wheat
« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2013, 11:04:15 AM »
Soak it in vodka first - better safe than sorry.
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Re: Orange Wheat
« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2013, 11:16:06 AM »
Yeah, I was reading about doing it that way.  Thanks for the tip.

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Re: Orange Wheat
« Reply #3 on: June 07, 2013, 03:59:29 PM »
Brewing this tonight.  Man, I'm starting to run low!  Gonna have to be 10 gallons, I guess.