Buzz Wheat Lager

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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!

MJ Bavarian Wheat Satchel
1kg Liquid Wheat Malt
500g Honey
30g Citra (5 min)
30g Citra (dry hop)
MJ M84 Bohemian Lager or MJ M54 Californian lager yeast

1. Well before preparing recipe, place 5-10 litres of water in closed containers in a fridge and chill
2. Steep 30g Citra Hops in cup of boiling water for 5 mins.
3. Dissolve Wheat satchel, Liquid Wheat Malt, liquid from hops and honey in the fermenter with 1 litres hot water.
4. Top up to 23L with chilled and tap water to reach a starting temperature of 15-18°C if using MJ M84 Bohemian Lager yeast, or 20°C MJ M54 Californian lager yeast. Stir vigorously to aerate wort.
5. If you have a temperature controlled brewing fridge, add the MJ Bohemian Lager yeast and ferment as close as possible to 12°C. If you don’t have a temperature controlled brewing fridge, use MJ M54 Californian lager yeast and ferment as close as possible to 20°C.
6. On day 4 of fermentation, open fermenter and place 30g of Citra hops (preferably in a hop sock) into fermenter, reseal.
7. Bottle or keg beer when gravity is consistent over two days.

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