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Mash Tun - Lager recipesh3 class="entry-category">Mash Tun - Wheat recipes

A crisp, dry wheat lager with a big hit of honey. The winning combination of honey and citra hops come together to create a thoroughly refreshing beer, best consumed ice cold and in multiples!

20 Litre Batch
Mash Tun – All Grain
Est. ABV: 5.3%
Est. IBU’s: 16
Est. SG: 1.055
Est. FG: 1.010

MALTS FOR THE MASH:
2.5 kg Wheat
1.25 kg German Pilsner
500g Honey
Combine 12 litres of 71°C water (strike temp) and the malts in the Mash-Tun. Rest at 66°C for 60mins. Add 9 litres of boiling water to raise to 75°C and rest for 20 minutes. Recirculate and run-off. Sparge with an additional 9 litres of 75°C water to make a pre-boil volume of approximately 26 litres.

HOPS FOR THE BOIL (45 minute total):
15g Cluster (45min)
1tsp Irish Moss/Whirlfloc (10min boil)
30g Citra (5 min)
30g Citra (dry hop)

FERMENTATION:
Add honey to wort and dissolve, cool the wort and aerate well. Start fermentation as close as possible to 15°C, preferably with Wyeast 2124 Bohemian Lager, MJ M84 Bohemian Lager or MJ M54 Californian lager yeast @ 20°C.

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