Wheat - Picaroons Dooryard Ale Clone

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PLEASE READ CAREFULLY: I understand that this kit is for all-grain brewers and requires specialized equipment and knowledge to brew. East Coast Hoppers Kits include Instructions and BeerSmith files to help determine strike and sparge volumes and temperatures. Other kits may require brewing software or a knowlege of brewing calculations to determine water volumes and temperatures. It is up to the brewer to determine if this kit is appropriate for their equipment and techniques.

Brewery: Picaroons Brewing Company

Brewery website: http://picaroons.ca/

Source: I put this recipe together for a customer that got a lot of the necessary information from owner Sean Dunbar

Style: Wheat

Tasting Notes:  A light easy drinking summer beverage with citrus and orange notes from the addition of orange peel and coriander


19L @ 70% efficiency

OG 1.044
FG 1.010
ABV  4.5
SRM  3
IBU  14
Mash Temp 65.5°C (150°F)
Mash Time 60 minutes


Ingredients Quantity Addition and Time
Pilsner  5 lb  Mash 60 min
White Wheat malt  5 lb  Mash 60 min
 13.5g  Boil 60 min
Cascade  13.5g  Boil 20 min
Coriander Seed  17g  Boil 15 min
Bitter Orange Peel  23g  Boil 15 min

Yeast included with this kit: S-04

Notes:  With wheat making up almost 50% of this grist, it highly recommended to add a pound of Rice Hulls to the mash.  Rice hulls are not included with the kit ingredients.

Liquid Yeast Recommendations:

White Labs:  WLP005

Escarpment Labs: Ringwood