Buzz Wheat Lager

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!

1 Wheat tin/can
1kg Liquid Wheat Malt
500g Honey or 1 x MJ Manuka honey booster
30g Citra (5 min)
30g Citra (dry hop)
2 x MJ M84 Bohemian Lager or 1 x 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 (or the flavour booster) 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 both 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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