Katie's Summer Wheat

Style Guidelines: Fruit Beer / Wheat: we infuse this beer with pure Michigan cherries from an orchard near Traverse City Believe it or not, we put about 16,000 cherries into one batch. That's about eight cherries in your pint!

Rotation Schedule: summer

Food Pairings: highly spiced foods; mild cheeses; light flavored fish


Body: light to medium
Color: pink blush

Grain: British lager and American wheat

Bittering Hops: Columbus
Finishing Hops: Saaz

Adjuncts: tart Michigan cherries from an orchard on the 45th parallel

Original Gravity: 1.042
IBUs (estimate): 17.24
Alcohol By Volume: 3.2%

First Tapped: July, 2010