Witbier – All Grain



Added 5 grams of gypsum to mash water.

Malts and Grains

Amount Malt/Grain %
10.00 pounds American Pilsen Malt 52.6%
8.00 pounds American White Wheat Malt 42.1%
1.00 pounds Flaked Oats 5.3%
19.00 pounds Total Grain Weight 100%


Amount Non-Fermentable Time
1.5 oz Bitter Orange Peel 5 minutes
1.0 oz. Coriander Seed 5 minutes


Amount Hop Time AA
0.50 ounces Magnum 60 min 12.5%
0.50 ounces Cascade 15 min 5.7%
0.50 ounces Cascade 3 min 5.7%
1.50 ounces Total Hop Weight


Name Lab/Manufacturer Product ID Amount
Belgian Wit Ale White Labs WLP400 2000 ml

Equipment Profile 15 Gallon/57 Liter Brew Pot (15) and 10 Gallon/38 Liter Cooler Mash Tun

Mash Profile Single Infusion "Sweet Spot" Mash, No Mash Out


Well suited for many American style where balance is desired.

Mash Steps

# Name Time Temp. Description
1 Infusion 60 min. 152°F

"Sweet spot" infusion - balanced between Beta and Alpha Amalyse reactions.

Water Profile Denver, Colorado


  • Single infusion mash at 152°F, or single decoction.
  • Boil 90 minutes, adding hops according to schedule.
  • Add dried zests and coriander at 85 minutes into boil.
  • Cool wort.
  • Pitch yeast.

Fermentation and Aging

14 days @ 70° F
14 days @ 60° F

Pale Sardonic Wit

Date Brewed:  

Brew Day Data

  Target Actual Notes
Strike Water Amount: 6.3    
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Sparge Water Amount: 8.7    
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Pre-Boil Gravity:      
Pre-Boil Amount: 11    
Post-Boil Amount: 10    
Boil Time: 90    
OG: 1.052 / 12.9° P    
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