Spiced Honey Beer Recipe

Indulge in the delightful flavors of Spiced Honey Beer Recipe, a homebrew recipe that combines the refreshing qualities of a Belgian wheat beer with a dry, honey-infused finish. Bursting with notes of clove, orange, and spicy coriander, this cloudy and aromatic brew is sure to captivate your taste buds. Follow this recipe to create a batch of Spiced Honey Beer that will impress your friends and satisfy your thirst for a truly distinctive beer experience.

Spiced Honey Beer

This cloudy, spicy brew is similar to a Belgian wheat beer but has a dry, honey finish. Clove, orange, and spicy coriander flavours make this a unique and refreshing beer.
Prep Time1 hour
Cook Time1 hour 15 minutes
To Ferment28 days
Course: Beer
Cuisine: Mixed Styles
Keyword: Spiced Honey Beer
Servings: 40 Pints
Calories: 150kcal
Author: Dan Smullen


  • 1 Mash tun
  • 1 Brewing kettle
  • 1 Fermenter (e.g. glass carboy or plastic bucket)
  • 1 Airlock and stopper
  • 1 Immersion Wort Chiller or Counterflow Chiller
  • 1 Brewing spoon or paddle
  • 1 Brewing thermometer
  • 1 Hydrometer or refractometer
  • 1 Brewing scale
  • 1 Auto-siphon or racking cane
  • 1 Tubing and Clamps
  • 1 Bottling Bucket or Keg
  • 1 Bottles or kegs for packaging
  • 1 Bottle capper or kegging system
  • 1 Sanitizing solution or cleaner
  • 1 Brew-in-a-Bag (BIAB) or Mesh Bag (for mashing)
  • 1 Grain Mill or Milling Service (if crushing grains)
  • 1 Brewing Burner or Stovetop (for boiling)
  • 1 pH Test Strips or pH Meter (optional)
  • 1 Brewing software or calculator (optional)


For the Mash – Liquor 11 Litres (19½ Pints) – Mash Time 1 hr – Temperature 65°c/149 °F

  • 9.11 lb Pale malt Quantity 4.4kg

For the Boil – 27 Litres (47½ Pints) – Boil Time 1 hr – 10 mins

  • ¾ oz (Hops) Hallertauer Hersbrucker 4.1% When to add – At start of boil (IBU 10.6)
  • ¼ oz (Hops) Hallertauer Hersbrucker 4.1% When to add – For last 5 mins of boil (IBU 0.9)
  • ¼ oz (Hops) Hallertauer Hersbrucker 4.1% When to add – For last 1 mins of boil (IBU 0.1)
  • tsp Protofloc  Other – When to add – For last 15 mins of boil
  • oz Coriander seeds, crushed Other – When to add – For last 10 mins of boil
  • ½ oz Curaçao bitter orange peel Other – When to add – For last 10 mins of boil
  • 1.2 oz Honey Other – When to add – For last 10 mins of boil

To Ferment – 24°C (75°F) – Conditioning 3 weeks at 12°C (54°F)

  • 1 Wyeast 3068 Weihenstephan Weizen


Mash Preparation:

  • Heat 11 liters (19½ pints) of water to a temperature of 65°C (149°F).
  • Add 9.11 lb (4.4kg) of pale malt to the water.
  • Stir the mixture well and let it rest for 1 hour.


  • In a separate pot, bring 27 liters (47½ pints) of water to a boil.
  • Once boiling, add ¾ oz of Hallertauer Hersbrucker hops and let them boil for the entire duration (IBU 10.6).
  • After 55 minutes, add ¼ oz of Hallertauer Hersbrucker hops and boil for the last 5 minutes (IBU 0.9).
  • In the final minute, add another ¼ oz of Hallertauer Hersbrucker hops (IBU 0.1).
  • Add 1 Protofloc tablet to the pot during the last 15 minutes of the boil.
  • Crush 1¼ oz of coriander seeds and add them to the pot for the last 10 minutes of the boil.
  • Also, add ½ oz of Curaçao bitter orange peel and 1.2 oz of honey to the pot for the last 10 minutes of the boil.

Cooling and Fermentation:

  • Once the boil is complete, cool the mixture as quickly as possible to a temperature of 24°C (75°F).
  • Transfer the cooled mixture to a fermenter and add the Wyeast 3068 Weihenstephan Weizen yeast.
  • Seal the fermenter with an airlock and let the beer ferment at a temperature of 24°C (75°F) for approximately 4 weeks.


  • After fermentation, transfer the beer to another container or bottles for conditioning.
  • Condition the beer at a temperature of 12°C (54°F) for 3 weeks.
  • This will allow the flavors to develop and the beer to carbonate.


  • After the conditioning period, your Spiced Honey Beer is ready to drink!
  • Pour it into a glass, sit back, and savor the unique and refreshing flavors of this homemade brew.
Makes 🍻Ready to Drink 🍺Estimated ABVBitterness RatingColor Rating
23 Litres (40 Pints)4 Weeks5.6%11.6 IBU9.1 EBC

Unique Flavor Combination:

Experience the intriguing blend of flavors in this Spiced Honey Beer recipe. With its combination of clove, orange, and coriander, this brew offers a distinctive taste that sets it apart from traditional beers.

Refreshing and Invigorating:

Indulge in a refreshing beer that will awaken your senses. The Spiced Honey Beer’s dry, honey-infused finish adds a touch of sweetness and leaves you feeling refreshed with each sip.

Perfect for Beer Enthusiasts:

If you enjoy exploring different beer styles and flavors, this recipe is a must-try. Its unique characteristics and aromatic profile make it a delightful choice for those seeking a captivating and memorable beer experience.

Impress Your Friends and Family:

Brewing your own Spiced Honey Beer is not only a rewarding endeavor, but it also gives you the opportunity to showcase your brewing skills and share a truly special beverage with your loved ones.

Create Something Truly Unique:

With its blend of spices, honey, and traditional brewing techniques, this recipe allows you to create a beer that stands out from the crowd. Prepare to embark on a brewing adventure that results in a cloudy, spicy, and utterly enjoyable beer.

FAQ on Making this Spiced Honey Beer Recipe

What is the estimated ABV of the Spiced Honey Beer?

The estimated ABV of the Spiced Honey Beer is approximately 5.6%.

How long does the fermentation process take?

The fermentation process for the Spiced Honey Beer typically takes around 4 weeks.

What are the key ingredients for the mash?

The key ingredient for the mash is pale malt, with a quantity of 9.11 lb (4.4kg).

At what temperature should the mash be prepared?

The mash should be prepared at a temperature of 65°C (149°F).

What hops are used in the boil, and when are they added?

Hallertauer Hersbrucker hops are used in the boil. They are added at the start of the boil, as well as for the last 5 minutes and last 1 minute of the boil.

How long should the beer be conditioned after fermentation?

After fermentation, the Spiced Honey Beer should be conditioned for 3 weeks at a temperature of 12°C (54°F).

What type of yeast is recommended for this recipe?

The recommended yeast for this recipe is Wyeast 3068 Weihenstephan Weizen.

What flavors does the Spiced Honey Beer exhibit?

The Spiced Honey Beer exhibits flavors of clove, orange, coriander, and a dry, honey finish.

Can the type of malt be substituted in this recipe?

It is possible to substitute the pale malt with a different type of malt, but it may result in a different flavor profile.

How long is the overall brewing process, from start to finish?

The overall brewing process for the Spiced Honey Beer takes approximately 4 weeks, including fermentation, conditioning, and preparation time.

Dan Smullen Beer is my life profile

Hi, I'm Dan, founder of BeerIsMyLife. I've been an avid homebrewer for over ten years, and beer is my true passion. I've traveled all over the world, visiting breweries, tasting beer, as well as making my own batches. I set up this blog to share that experience with you.

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