Recipes

Passion Fruit-Mango Wildfire Wheat

Are you ready for summer? Wheat beers are a great thirst quencher during the hot summer months. Throw in some passion fruit and mangos, and you will be sure to have a nice, cool summer treat! Click here to check it out. Recipe found in Zymurgy May/June 2010 Issue (pg. 32)

Passion Fruit-Mango Wildfire Wheat | Fruit Beer

Ingredients

  • For 5.5 gallons (21 L)
  • 4.5 lb (2 kg) Wheat malt
    3.5 lb (1.6 kg) Two-Row malt
    1.0 lb (450 g) Flaked wheat or unmalted wheat
    0.5 lb (225 g) Munich malt
    0.5 lb (225 g) Rice hulls
    0.5 oz (14 g) Northern Brewer hops (8%, whole) 60 min
    0.5 oz (14 g) Mt. Hood hops (3.2%, whole) 40 min
    0.5 oz (14 g) Cascade hops (6%, whole) 5 min
    1 vial American Ale yeast
    1 pint (475 ml) Passion fruit puree
    1 quart (950 ml) Mango puree

    Specifications

    • Original Gravity: 1.048
    • Final Gravity: 1.008
    • ABV: 5.25%
    • IBU: 17
    • SRM: n/a
    • Boil Time: n/a
    • Efficiency: 75%
    • Pre-boil Volume: n/a
    • Pre-boil Gravity: n/a

    Directions

    Mash for 60 minutes at 151 °F (66 °C). Ferment at 68 °F (20 °C) for two weeks, then cool and remove from yeast. Add puree of passionfruit and mango to the beer and age two weeks. Shake occasionally, then let it settle cold. Remove the beer from above the settled puree and carbonate to serve.

    EXTRACT VERSION

    Substitute 7.3 lb (3.3 kg) Weizen light malt extract or 5.9 lb (2.7 kg) Weizen dried malt extract for all grains. Use a Weizen extract containing at least 50 percent wheat with the remainder pale or Pils malt.

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