(Apple Chamomile Honey Weizen)
This beer was a fun project. I love a good cider but wanted more of a “beer” flavor profile added to it. It proved to be a really nice combination. I also added chamomile since many have described the flavor as “apple blossoms”, and I am a fan of chamomile tea. The final result is a beer that is a solid drinker, refreshing, with a bit of an apple twist that makes it the perfect beer for the beginning of spring.
- 4 Lb American Pilsner
- 4 Lb American Wheat Malt
- 1 Lb Flaked Red Wheat
- 3/4 Lb Honey (Added at beginning of boil)
- 1 Gallon of Apple Juice (3 Lb Rome, 3 Lb Empire, 3 Lb Golden Delicious, 3 Lb Stayman)~ This was added at the beginning of the boil
- 1 oz Willamette (USA) (60 Min)
- Irish Moss (15 Min)
- 10 g Chamomile (5 Min)
Yest: Wyeast 3333 (German Wheat)
- If/When I make this beer again, I will add the Apple Juice closer to flame out. Hopefully this will preserve more of the apple character in the beer. It is present currently but very faint.