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White Cherry
The tartness of the cherries complements the malt sweetness and spiciness of the yeast in this reddish hued, Belgian inspired, summer fruit beer.


5 lbs - CBW® Bavarian Wheat LME
1 lb - Brewers Malt
6 oz - Caramel Malt 60L
12 oz - Bonlander® Munich Malt
4 oz - Carapils® Malt
2 qts - Knudsen's Organic Just Tart Cherry Juice - Substitute 4 lbs pitted frozen tart cherries
1 tsp - Irish Moss - Boil 15 minutes
0.33 oz - Perle Hops (9% AA) - Boil 60 minutes
1 vial - WLP410 Belgian Wit II Ale Yeast


Perform mini-mash with 4 gallons of water and grains
Steep at 158ºF for 45 minutes
Add extract
Bring to a boil
Add bittering hops and continue to boil
Add Irish Moss as indicated
Remove from heat
Cool to 72ºF
Transfer to primary fermenter
Fill to desired level with cold water
Oxygenate and pitch yeast
After 4-5 days of primary fermentation puree cherries in a sanitized blender of food processor and add to fermenter (Use cherries that are ripe or slightly over ripe)
Use cherries that are ripe or slightly over ripe