Wheat Beer - Beer Recipe Kit

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Original Gravity: 1.0537 Final Gravity: 1.0134 Alcohol by Volume: 5.271%

This is the traditional German wheat beer. The yeast will produce clovey-spicy flavors. This beer has few bittering hops. Hefeweizens will have suspended yeasts which make the beer cloudy and produce bread-like "full bodied" flavors.

 

6.6 lbs. Wheat Malt Extract

1/2 lb. Pale Grain - 2 row (cracked)

1 1/2 oz. Hallertauer (whole hops) boil

1/2 oz. Hallertauer Hersbrucker (plug) finish

1 pkg. White Labs WLP300 Hefeweizen Ale Yeast

4 oz. Crown Caps (approx. 55 caps)

5 oz. Priming Sugar (approx. 3/4 cup)

 

 

Place grains into 1 1/2 gal. cold water. Heat to 160oF. Remove from heat cover & allow to sit for 45 min. Sparge with 1 gal. 170oF water & return liquid to brewpot. Add liquid malt & 1 1/2 oz. hops to brewpot. Return pot to heat & keep at low boil for 55 min. Add 1/2 oz. hops & boil until plug opens up. Remove from heat & steep for 3 min. Strain into 2 1/2 gal. cold water & pitch yeast when cooled to 80oF or below.

Yields 5 gal.

Note: to get banana esters ferment at 75oF to 80oF.




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