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Ed's Head Caramel Wheat

Ed's Head Caramel Wheat

Dunkelweizen : Partial Mash : 5.5 gal

dartedplus

A great tasting wheat beer...this recipe is similar to one that I have already brewed....just tweaked a little

October 21, 2012 at 11:40pm

4.0/5.0 1 rating

Ingredients (Partial Mash5.5 gal)

  • 2 lbs Weyermann Carawheat®; Weyermann

    Weyermann Carawheat®; Weyermann

    German-grown top-quality wheat (2004 harvest). Product Characteristics: Nearly 100% level of caramelization. Adds creaminess, body, color, and some phenolic wheat flavors to top-fermented beers. Recommended Quantities: Up to 30% of total grain bill for wheat beers, up to 5% for pale ales, up to 15% for dark ales Suitability (beer styles): Ales: Hefeweizen, Dunkelweizen, top-fermented brews

  • 1 lbs Dark Wheat Malt; Weyermann

    Dark Wheat Malt; Weyermann

    German-grown top-quality wheat (2004 harvest). Product Characteristics: Signature malt for Bavarian Dunkelweizen and similar beers. Adds creaminess, body, and complex wheat flavors, as well as some color to top-fermented beers. Recommended Quantities: Up to 70% in Bavarian-style Weizenbiers Suitability (beer styles): Ales: Dunkelweizen, Weizenbock, Weizendopplebock, pub wheat ales, light or low-alcohol beers

  • 3 lbs Dry Amber Extract

    Dry Amber Extract

    Cream-colored and full-flavored; will produce amber colored beers such as pale ales, IPAs, and bitters. Made of pale and crystal malts.

  • 2 lbs Wheat Dry; Brewferm

    Wheat Dry; Brewferm

    Highest quality malt extract powder. Does not contain any proteins.

  • .5 oz Cluster - 7.0 AA% pellets; boiled 60 min

    Cluster

    Used for bittering and flavor qualities in light and dark American lagers. Aroma is very floral.

  • White Labs WLP028 Edinburgh Scottish Ale

    White Labs WLP028 Edinburgh Scottish Ale

    Scotland is famous for its malty, strong ales. This yeast can reproduce complex, flavorful Scottish style ales. This yeast can be an everyday strain, similar to WLP001. Hop character is not muted with this strain, as it is with WLP002.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 15 - German Wheat and Rye Beer

Subcategory: B - Dunkelweizen

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.053 1.044 - 1.056
Terminal Gravity: 1.012 1.010 - 1.014
Color: 15.2 SRM 14 - 23
Alcohol: 5.3% ABV 4.30% - 5.60%
Bitterness: 16.0 IBU 10.00 - 18.00

Discussion

dartedplus

Pretty Good Beer

2013-10-21 9:06pm

It came out pretty darn good this time, although I think it was better last time. Not quite sure why though.

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