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Wifey's Wheat Ale

Wifey's Wheat Ale

American Wheat or Rye Beer : All Grain : 5.2 gal

SMCbrewing

Very nice on a warm Spring or Summer day!

June 3, 2010 at 02:33pm

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Ingredients (All Grain5.2 gal)

  • 4.5 lbs German 2-row Pils

    German 2-row Pils

  • 3.5 lbs Midwest Wheat Malt

    Midwest Wheat Malt

    Light flavor and creamy head. For American weizenbier, weissbier and dunkelweiss.

  • 1.0 lbs American Munich

    American Munich

    Munich Dunkels. Adds color/nutty flavor. Sometimes called Aromatic.

  • 1.00 oz Willamette - 4.8 AA% pellets; boiled 60 min

    Willamette

    This hop is used for finishing and dry hopping American and British style ales. Aroma is mild and pleasant ans slightly spicy

  • 1.00 oz Willamette - 4.8 AA% pellets; boiled 5 min

    Willamette

    This hop is used for finishing and dry hopping American and British style ales. Aroma is mild and pleasant ans slightly spicy

  • Wyeast 1010 American Wheat™

    Wyeast 1010 American Wheat™

    A dry fermenting, true top cropping yeast which produces a dry, slightly tart, crisp beer, in American hefeweisen style.

Notes

Single infusion mash at 152 degrees F for 60 min, or until conversion complete. Batch sparge method and collect 6.5 gallons in brewpot and boil 1 hour adding hops accordingly. Primary fermentation 12 days in bucket. Transfer to keg adding 4oz of corn sugar, seal and let sit for 5 days at room temp. Chill 1 day in kegerator (with temp control) at 45 degrees, hook up Co2 and serve!

Style (BJCP)

Category: 6 - Light Hybrid Beer

Subcategory: D - American Wheat or Rye Beer

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.046 1.040 - 1.055
Terminal Gravity: 1.010 1.008 - 1.013
Color: 4.7 SRM 3 - 6
Alcohol: 4.7% ABV 4.00% - 5.50%
Bitterness: 25.7 IBU 15.00 - 30.00

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