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Dana's  Hefe

Dana's Hefe

Weizen/Weissbier • All Grain • 5 gal


Classic German Wheat............mm good!!

December 26, 2008  08:53pm

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Ingredients (All Grain5 gal)

  • 7.5 lbs Midwest Wheat Malt

    Midwest Wheat Malt

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

  • 3.25 lbs Belgian Pils

    Belgian Pils

    Pilsner style malted barley grain.

  • .5 oz Czech Saaz -4.0 AA% pellets; boiled 60 min

    Czech Saaz

    Very mild. 'Noble'.

  • .5 oz Vanguard -4.4 AA% pellets; boiled 30 min


    Still being tested and looked at by micro & craft breweries.

  • .5 oz Crystal -2.5 AA% pellets; boiled 5 min


    Mild. 'Noble'. Used mainly for its aroma which is mild and pleasant.

  • .5 oz Mt. Hood -3.7 AA% whole; boiled 30 min

    Mt. Hood

    Used mainly for aroma and flavor in American and German style ales and lagers. Aroma is mild, pleasant, light, and clean.

  • Wyeast3068Weihenstephan Weizen™

    Wyeast3068Weihenstephan Weizen™

    Unique top-fermenting yeast which produces the unique and spicy weizen character, rich with clove, vanilla and banana. Best results are achieved when fermentations are held around 68F.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 15 -German Wheat and Rye Beer

Subcategory: A -Weizen/Weissbier

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.055 1.044 -1.052
Terminal Gravity: 1.013 1.010 -1.014
Color: 4.2 SRM 2 -8
Alcohol: 5.5% ABV 4.3% -5.6%
Bitterness: 21.2 IBU 8 -15


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