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Jamun IPA Ale

Jamun Belgium Wheat Beer

Kishore Nayak
This is a high Tannin astringent beer made from local fruits in India. Jamun can be replaced with mulberry, Kokum or any tropical fruits. Today we are going to hack a popular Belgian White beer recipe and add fruits to make it amazing for
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Fermentation 7 d
Total Time 7 d 1 hr 15 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine belgian wheat beer
Servings 60 servings
Calories 10 kcal

Equipment

  • Bhagona Boiling kettle

Ingredients
  

  • 1.5 kg Malt Extract Barley Spray dried wort
  • 1.5 kg Wheat Malt Extract The sweetness of wheat balances the high tannin of the fruit.
  • 30 gm Hallertauer Hersbrucker Or similar German Bittering Hops
  • 25 gm Jamun Powder Freeze Dried Use 100gm spray dried, 150gm puree or frozen fruit. 1kg if they have seeds seeds

Instructions
 

  • Add 1/4 of malt in your kettle along with 100% of hops with 20 Liters of water
  • After boiling for 50 minutes, add the rest of malt and Freeze Dried Fruit Powder
  • Cool it to room temperature and add Belgian Style Lambic yeast.
  • Ferment at 17 Degrees Celsius for 7 days. Keep in secondary for 4 days and bottle conditioning for a week before serving.

Notes

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This beer tastes best when it is slightly malty. Also, fruit beer is highly dependent on pH to maintain its natural color. A bit hazy and excess foam from wheat malt does wonders for this beer style.

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Keyword belgian white beer, citrus wheat beer, fruit beer India