Perfect for summer or for the fruit beer lover. A light refreshing fruit/wheat beer recipe. This beer won 1st place (fruit category) at the 1996 Brew Debut Homebrewing Competition.
6.6 lbs Coopers Wheat Malt Extract
1 lb 10L Crystal malt
1 lb Clover Honey
1/4 lb Flaked Wheat
1 1/2 oz Styrian Golding Hops (15 min)
1 oz Liberty Hops (5 min)
3 oz Raspberry Extract
1 vial White Labs WLP001 California Ale Yeast
1 cup Cooper Light Dry Malt Extract (priming)
Steep Crystal malt 15-20 minutes at 150-180F, then remove. Mix in flaked wheat and malt extract, bring to boil. Add Styrian Goldings. Boil 15 minutes. Add Liberty hops and honey with 5 minutes remaining in boil. Cool to fermentation temperature, transfer to fermenter, straining out the flaked wheat and hops and add yeast. At bottling time, transfer to bottling vessel, thoroughly mixing in DME and raspberry extract. Condition 2-4 weeks.