Note: Small adaptations made for equivalent ingredients here in NZ.
Flaked oats in the mash lend a silky texture that is otherwise difficult to achieve, while malted wheat and barley supply the bulk of the fermentable sugars. Four late-kettle additions of Nelson Sauvin hops deliver the classic gooseberry and white wine notes for which that cultivar is known.
Batch size: 23 liters
3.3 kg Golden Promise
1.7 kg German Wheat malt
550g Flaked oats
300g oat hulls (optional lautering aid)
17g Nelson Sauvin [12% AA] at 15 minutes
17g Nelson Sauvin [12% AA] at 10 minutes
17g Nelson Sauvin [12% AA] at 5 minutes
17g Nelson Sauvin [12% AA] at 0 minutes
1x Safale BE256
Mash at 67°C for 60 minutes. Boil for 60 minutes, following the hops schedule. Ferment at 19°C until the final gravity is reached.
Posted: Wednesday 22 January 2020