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Skotrats B52 Honey Wheat


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(All Grain) 5 US Gallons

This Homebrew Recipe was added by
Skotrat on October 28, 1997 at 23:29:10:
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Brewing Method: All Grain
Yeast: Whitbread  Ale Yeast
Yeast Starter: 1 US Quart
Batch Size: 5 US Gallons
Original Gravity: 1.060
Final Gravity: 1.004
Alcohol Content: 7.2 %
Total Grains: 10 US pounds dry grains plus 2 pounds clover honey
Color: 8.6
Extract Efficiency: 80 %
Hop IBU's: 12.4
Boiling Time: 90 minutes
Primary Fermentation: 7 days @ 62f
Secondary Fermentation: 10 days @ 58f
Additional Fermentation: 30 days cold lagering in brite tank @ 35f

Grain Bill:

5 pounds of Briess 6 Row
4 pounds of Wheat Malt
2 pounds of Clover honey
1/2 pound of Crystal 60L
1/2 pound of Dextrin Malt

Hop Bill:

1 ounce of US Hallertau (4.7%) for 40 minutes in the boil
1 ounce of US Tettnanger (3.8%) for 20 minutes in the boil
1 ounce of US Hallertau (4.7%) for 10 minutes in the boil

Mash Schedule:

Step Mash:
30 minutes @ 122f
15 minutes @ 134f
90 minutes @ 154f
10 minutes @ 164f

Brewers Notes:

Add 1 teaspoon of Irish Moss in the Boil 10 minutes before chilling...

What can I say... this is my favorite beer that I have ever brewed... even people who don't like beer tend to like this beer...

It has never won a medal... it probably never will. It always is a club favorite but still doesn't win...

I could drink this beer forever and be happy...

I have many recipes for this brew but this is the one that started it all when I was still brewing in my kitchen...

I hope you love it as much as I do!
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Which is as it should be!

It was a huge hit at the fest this past weekend . . thought I was gonna have panties thrown at me for awhile!! ;D

You and Tom Jones, man!

My wife made this beer a few years ago and it was awesome.  Highly recommended.


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