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Jalapeno Beer: Jalapeno Wheat 50

Shout out to Ted on Facebook for this recipe! Thanks, Ted!

Ingredients/Brewing Instructions

  • 9 pounds Monton DME Wheat Extract (3 – 3lb. bags)
  • 4.5 oz. Malto-Dextrin
  • 2 oz. Hallertau Mittlefrueh hop pellets 2.8% AA/oz. (any low alpha hops will do or use less hops for higher alpha hops)
  • Bring 6 gallons of filtered water to a boil, add all of above.  Boil for 45 minutes, then add:
  • 1 tsp. Irish Moss
  • Continue boiling for 10 minutes, then add:
  • 50 split jalapenos (or any amount, at least 20)
  • Continue boiling for final 5 minutes, then turn off heat and let sit for additional 5 minutes. 
  • Chill to about 70F. 
  • Stir vigorously and then pour into plastic fermentor bucket, get the peppers in the fermentor too. 
  • Pour into bucket to provide additional aeration. 
  • Pitch a tube of Wyeast 1056 American ale yeast.  Set up blow off tube.
  • O.G.  1.070
  • F.G. 1.016
  • Yield 1 quart and approx 42 bottles various sizes

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