Pink Drink

Andy's scarily drinkable pink/purple Belgian Golden Strong flavored/colored with hibiscus and dried fruits

Recipe Author: 

Andy Ziskin

Beer Style: 

Rose Beer

Batch Size: 

11.00 gallons

Boil Time: 

60 minutes

Original Gravity: 

1.068

FInal Gravity: 

1.004

IBUs: 

17.00

ABV: 

8.50% ABV

Malt/Grain/Sugar/Extract: 

20 lbs US 2-Row Pale Malt

1lb Munich (20L)

 

Mashing Instructions: 

Mash at 150°F for 75 minutes with enzymes (see below)

Hops: 

1 oz HBC-342 at 60 minutes

Extra Ingredients: 

2 tubes White Labs Ultra Ferm added to the mash

4 oz dried hibiscus (added at Whirlpool)

2 oz dried black currants, powdered (added at Whirlpool)

2 oz dried strawberries, powdered (added at Whirlpool)

8 oz dried hibiscus added after primary fermentation for 3 days.

Yeast: 

White Labs WLP530 Abbey ("massive starter")

Special Instructions / Notes: 

Use ultra-ferm in the mash to drive fermentation to completion.

Add large charge of hibisicus to the fermentor, post fermentation

Carbonate beer to 3 volumes of CO2

DaveN
Rose Beer recipe

safe to say that this recipe can simply be cut in half for a 5 gallon batch?