Last Ditch Wit

posted on July 19, 2012 in Recipes

A glass of Wit


Last Ditch Wit

Style Information

Name: Last Ditch Wit
Recipe Type: All Grain
Category: Belgian WIt
Type: Ale

Grains & Extracts

Name Amount Notes
Belgian Pilsener Malt 6 lb
White Wheat Malt 3.5 lb


Name Amount Alpha Acid % AAU Time Notes
Nugget Pellet 0.3 oz 13% 3.9 60
Czech Saaz Pellet 0.3 oz 0% 0 15
Styrian Goldings Pellet 0.3 oz 0% 0 15


Name Type Use Amount Time Notes
Honey Flavor Boil 1 lb 0 flameout
Rice Hulls Fining Mash 0.5 lb 60
Bitter Orange Peel, crushed Spice Boil 0.5 oz 15
Coriander Seed, crushed Spice Boil 1 oz 5


Name Amount Notes
WLP400 Belgian Wit Ale yeast 1 vial

Mash Steps

Name Step Type Step Time Temperature
Infusion 60 154


Amount: 6.5
Water Description: Kewanee filtered
Time: 90 minutes
Target Batch Size: 5.5


Step Time Temperature Container Additions
Name: Amount
2 weeks 70 carboy


Estimated OG: 1.053
Bitterness: 19.6 IBU
Estimated Color: 3.2 SRM
Carbonation: 2.4 volumes

Tasting notes

Before kegging, this beer had a perm solution smell and taste, but after chilling and carbonation the smell disappeared and the taste mellowed.

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