Lemongrass Basil Sriracha Wheat

This recipe has been through multiple evolutions as it journeyed along the path of inspiration from a bowl of Pho and Thai cuisine.

Recipe Author: 

Chris Geisler, Aimee Beechum

Beer Style: 

Spiced Wheat

Batch Size: 

11.00 gallons

Boil Time: 

60 minutes

Original Gravity: 

1.052

IBUs: 

21.60

SRM: 

4.40

Malt/Grain/Sugar/Extract: 

13.75 lbs Pale Malt

6.0 lbs Wheat Malt

2.25 lbs Munich Malt

 

Mashing Instructions: 

Mash in 153°F for 90 minutes

Mashout at 166°F for 10 minutes

Sparge for 45 minutes

Hops: 

1.75 oz Hallertauer Mittelfruh 4.1%AA 60 min
1.0 oz Tettnanger Tettnang 4.5AA% 30 min

Extra Ingredients: 

2        Whirlfloc Tablets         Boil for 15 minutes
2.25 oz    Lemon Grass, pulverized    Flameout
2.5 oz    Thai Basil, bruised        Flameout
1 oz    Thai Basil, bruised        Primary
1 tbsp    Sriracha Hot Sauce        Primary
1 tbsp    Sriracha Hot Sauce        Secondary for 10 days
1 tbsp    Sriracha Hot Sauce        Keg (per)

Yeast: 

WLP001 California Ale