When, in response to the super-fantastic brewing idea you’ve just floated, the homebrew store owner Joe, a seasoned brewer in his own right says, “You sure you want to do that?” It tends to deflate your can-do spirit; especially if, like me, you’re a
nervous novice brewer.
So what’s my big idea? We’ll get to that.
It’s been hot lately, and soon it’s going to get hotter. I wanted to brew something to keep me cool and not overwhelm me with alcohol. I’d brewed a saison this time last year (and was for once quite happy with one of my creations) but wanted to try something different.
Witbier was the answer. I love its ability to refresh. And the coriander and orange peel spicing typical to the style add to the complexity and the overall joy of the drinking experience. So I nosed around the web and ended up right back here. That is, here....