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Midnight Wit

This unique beer style displays an ebony color in a traditional Belgian White beer. The yeast and spice flavors remain forefront with a crisp finish imparted by Midnight Wheat Malt.

Type: Ale

Style: Dark Ale

Batch Size: 5 gallons

Recipe Type: Extract with grain

Recipe Contributed By:


Quantity Ingredient Comment Malt Style
3.3 lbs CBW® Pilsen Light LME Extract, LME
2 lbs Wheat Malt, Red Wheat
1.5 lbs Flaked Wheat Flakes
0.5 lb Midnight Wheat Malt Bitterless Black
0.5 oz Sterling Hops (7% AA) Boil 60 minutes
0.5 oz Sterling Hops (7% AA) Boil 10 minutes
5 gm Bitter Orange Peel Boil 10 minutes
2 gm Coriander Fresh ground, Boil 1 minute
1 vial WLP410 Belgian Wit II Ale Yeast
1 capsule Servomyces Yeast Nutrient Boil 10 minutes


  1. Steep grains in water at 150-158ºF for 60 minutes
  2. Remove grains
  3. Remove from heat
  4. Add extract and first hop addition
  5. Boil 50 minutes
  6. Add Servomyces, second hop addition and orange peel
  7. Boil for 9 minutes
  8. Add coriander
  9. Boil for 1 minute
  10. Cool to 72ºF
  11. Transfer to primary fermenter
  12. Fill to desired level with cold water
  13. Oxygenate and pitch yeast

Primary Fermentation: 14 days at 70ºF

Secondary Fermentation:

Fermentation Notes:

Original Gravity: 1.040

Final Gravity: 1.010

Alcohol by Weight: 3.2%

Alcohol by Volume: 4%

IBU: 17

Color: 22 SRM


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