The Blue Fog

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A Witbeir kit from Brewers Best with the hops put in backwards. At secondary I put it onto fresh picked and frozen blueberries.

Bluish/red color and some tartness from the blueberries.

Won 3rd place in the Spooky Brew Review sponsored by the Chicago Beer Society.

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yeast

Safale US-05 Dry Yeast
3
1775
1
None.

fermentables

weighttypeboil timecolorppgpoints
45%3.30 lbsBriess Bavarian Wheat LME
1
1775
1
60 min36.023.76
27%2.00 lbsBriess Bavarian Wheat Dried Malt Extract
1
1775
2
60 min3°L40.016.00
14%1.00 lbsPale Malt (2 Row) US
1
1775
3
60 min2°L32.04.80
7%8.00 ozOats, Flaked
1
1775
4
60 min1°L37.02.78
7%8.00 ozWheat, Flaked
1
1775
5
60 min2°L0.00.00
None.

hops

weighttypeformphasealpha acidtimeaauibu
1.00 ozWilliamette
2
1775
PelletBoil
1775
1
5.5%60 min5.5010
1.00 ozMt. Hood
2
1775
Boil
1775
2
6.0%10 min6.004
None.

adjuncts/other

weighttypephase
7.00 lbsblueberries
4
1775
1775
1
8.00 ozCoriander Seed
4
1775
1775
2
8.00 ozBitter Orange Peel
4
1775
1775
3
None.

source water

values in ppm
namevolumecalciummagnesiumalkalinitybicarbonatesodiumchloridesulfate
Distilled Water
5
1775
1
2.00 gal
None.

resulting water

values in ppm
calciummagnesiumalkalinitysodiumchloridesulfate
Ideal Range50 - 15010 - 300 - 3000 - 1500 - 25050 - 350
Result
0
0
0
0
0
0
Effective Hardness as CaCO3:
0
Residual Alkalinity as CaCO3:
0
Optimal Color Range (SRM):
5
-
10
Sulfate to Chloride Ratio:
1.00 (Balanced)

brew phases

Mash

Mash efficiency: 75.0%
Water/Grist ratio (qts/lb): 1.50?
Grain temperature: 68°F
Grain in mash: 2.00 lbs?
phaseactiondurationtemperaturevolume?water:grist?strike?step #
Steep grains
mash
infusion45 min158°F3.00 qts1.50170°F11775
Boil
Duration: 60 min
Fermentationstart datedurationtemperaturestep #
Primary Fermentation
fermentation
08/06?7 days68°F11775
Secondary onto Blueberries
fermentation
08/132 weeks68°F21775
Conditioningstart datedurationtemperaturestep #
Bottle Condition
conditioning
08/273 weeks68°F11775

Ready to drink:?

September 17, 2011

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