American Wheat or Rye Beer Recipe - Blueberry Wheat

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Blueberry Wheat

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Extract
5 Gallon(s)
3 Gallon(s)
60 min
75%
Refreshing American wheat beer with blueberries added in secondary. Great summer beer. If you need to use LME, adjust to 7.5 lbs of wheat extract.

Fermentables

% lb fermentable ppg   L   usage  
86% 6 Dry Malt Extract - Wheat - US 42
Extract
7% 0.5 Munich - UK 37
Steep
7% 0.5 Crystal 15L - CA 34
15°
Steep
7 lb

Hops

oz variety type usage time AA   IBU  
1 Hallertau Pellet Boil 60 minutes 4.5 16.5
1 Saaz Pellet Boil 15 minutes 3.8 6.9
2 oz IBUs calculated using the Tinseth formula

Yeast

name attenuation  
Wyeast American Wheat 1010 76%
 

Other Stuff

amount unit name usage
6 lb Pureed blueberries Secondary
 

Mash Steps

No Mash Steps in this Recipe

Special Instructions

  1. Steep grains at 150 for 30 minutes
  2. Add extract and boil for 60 minutes
  3. Cool wort and add water to make 5 gallons
  4. After primary fermentation, rack onto 6 lbs of pureed blueberries

Tasting Notes (4)

Tolley

Tasted on 9/1/2015 by Tolley

Notes:

Delish! Starts with blueberry, ends with a pleasant wheat taste. Better than the first batch!

Tolley

Tasted on 6/13/2015 by Tolley

Notes:

SO GOOD

Tolley

Tasted on 6/13/2015 by Tolley

Notes:

This tastes so good. Excellent summer beer - can't get enough!

Tolley

Tasted on 5/30/2015 by Tolley

Notes:

5/30/15 - Tried a bottle - not a lot of head, but great carbonation. Taste starts with the wheat and ends with blueberry. More time conditioning should make it even better!

Recipe Facts

Blueberry Wheat
American Wheat or Rye Beer
5.00 Gallons Liters
3.00 Gallons Liters  @  60  min
1.054
1.013
5.1° SRM
75%
23.4 IBU (tinseth)
0.43
5.3% ABV
180 per 12oz
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