Watermelon Berliner Weisse HomeBrew Recipe
All Grain HomeBrew Recipe for a Watermelon Berliner Weisse
Profile: HomeBrew recipe for a Berliner Weisse sour beer flavored with fresh watermelon. Light-bodied, tart, fruity, and refreshing. Low ABV. Requires 4-5 months of aging to develop a refined sour flavor.
3 lbs Pale 2-row Malt
3 lbs. Red Wheat Malt
8 oz. Acidulated Malt
1/2 oz. Tettnang 4%a, 60 minutes
8 cups fresh watermelon puree (seeded and juiced fresh watermelon)
12 oz. of rice hulls (to help with sticky wheat mash)
Step Mash all grains with rice hulls mixed in:
30 minutes at 127 degrees
60 minutes at 148 degrees
Sparge at 170 degrees.
One hour boil with hop regimen above – add watermelon puree at flameout.
Ferment at 65-68 degrees.