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Offline troybinso

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Meyer lemon wit
« on: April 30, 2013, 04:07:42 PM »
They had some Meyer lemons at the store the other day, and they are really aromatic. I like to use fresh orange peel in the boil for my wit, but I am thinking about using these instead. Anyone try using them?

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Re: Meyer lemon wit
« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2013, 04:18:23 PM »
I have never used them but I think it is a great idea. I love using citrus zest so much that I actually used some lime recently.

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Re: Meyer lemon wit
« Reply #2 on: April 30, 2013, 04:56:06 PM »
My cousin gave me some Meyer lemons from her tree last Thanksgiving. You could smell them across the room before they were even cut!

Have you tried Leinenkugels summertime shandy? I think they may be Meyer-lemon based with weisse. I drank a few and thought the lemon was a little bit too lemony verging on artificial.

You could try dry-zesting?
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Re: Meyer lemon wit
« Reply #3 on: April 30, 2013, 11:53:44 PM »
i have some meyer lemons soaking in vodka and honey right now, making a version of limoncello.  I would go for it.  You could soak the zest in vodka and dose at packaging, or use the zest of 2 or three at the end of the boil.
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Re: Meyer lemon wit
« Reply #4 on: May 01, 2013, 08:02:01 AM »
I did a wit with dried meyer lemon slices. it was a little bit tart for sure but very nice and refreshing. I used about 1 oz at 10 minutes left of the boil
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