#### rdwj

##### Well-Known Member

- Recipe Type
- Extract

- Yeast
- Belgian Wit

- Yeast Starter
- Yes

- Batch Size (Gallons)
- 5 gallons

- Original Gravity
- 1.043

- Final Gravity
- 1.010?

- Boiling Time (Minutes)
- 70

- Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp)
- 10 days

- Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp)
- 10-14 days

- Additional Fermentation
- 3-5 days to clear

Cherry Witbeer

5 gallons, extract and specialty grain

Expected OG = 1.043

Ingredients:

3 lbs. unhopped weizen extract syrup (about half wheat, half barley)

2 lbs. unhopped extra-light dry malt extract

1 oz. Saaz hop pellets

1/3 lb. flaked wheat

1/3 lb. flaked oats

0.5 lb. cara-pils

Belgian wit yeast

2 lbs. Frozen sweet cherries

Step by Step:

Brew Day

1. Steep grains at 155° in 1 gallon of water for 45 minutes

2. Begin to boil 5 gallons of water

3. Add steep water to brew pot and bring to a boil

4. Add extract @ 60 minutes

5. Add .5 oz saaz @ 45 minutes

6. Add .5 oz saaz @ 5 minutes

7. Add cooled wort to primary and pitch starter

Post Brew Day

1. Ferment at 65° F for seven to 10 days

2. Rack onto pasteurized cherry slurry in secondary for 10 to 14 days

3. Rack to tertiary fermenter for 3-5 days

4. Keg

5 gallons, extract and specialty grain

Expected OG = 1.043

Ingredients:

3 lbs. unhopped weizen extract syrup (about half wheat, half barley)

2 lbs. unhopped extra-light dry malt extract

1 oz. Saaz hop pellets

1/3 lb. flaked wheat

1/3 lb. flaked oats

0.5 lb. cara-pils

Belgian wit yeast

2 lbs. Frozen sweet cherries

Step by Step:

Brew Day

1. Steep grains at 155° in 1 gallon of water for 45 minutes

2. Begin to boil 5 gallons of water

3. Add steep water to brew pot and bring to a boil

4. Add extract @ 60 minutes

5. Add .5 oz saaz @ 45 minutes

6. Add .5 oz saaz @ 5 minutes

7. Add cooled wort to primary and pitch starter

Post Brew Day

1. Ferment at 65° F for seven to 10 days

2. Rack onto pasteurized cherry slurry in secondary for 10 to 14 days

3. Rack to tertiary fermenter for 3-5 days

4. Keg