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GP Hefeweizen

GP Hefeweizen

Weizen/Weissbier • All Grain • 10 gal


True Hefe nose (Banana and clove), bit of a citrus taste (Bitter orange peel and grapfruit peel) but not sweet.

March 4, 2011 at 02:50pm

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Ingredients (All Grain10 gal)

  • 8 lbs 2-Row Brewers Malt; Briess

    2-Row Brewers Malt; Briess

    Mild malty flavor. Characteristics & Applications: • Base malt for all beer styles • Smoother, less grainy flavor than 6-Row Brewers Malt. • Slightly higher yield than 6-Row Brewers Malt. • Slight lower protein than 6-Row Brewers Malt. • Produced from AMBA/BMBRI recommended 2-Row Malting Barley varieties.

  • 10 lbs White Wheat Malt; Briess

    White Wheat Malt; Briess

    Sweet, malty, wheat, floury flavors. Characteristics & Applications: • Imparts malty flavor not obtainable from raw wheat. • Use with rice hulls to improve lautering and help prevent stuck mash. • White Wheat Malt contributes to foam production and foam stability.

  • 0.22 lbs Rice Hulls

    Rice Hulls

    Rice Hulls are used as a filter medium, mostly used in all grain wheat beers to help prevent a stuck mash.

  • 0.45 oz Northern Brewer - 9.8 AA% pellets; boiled 60 min

    Northern Brewer

    Used for bittering with strong flavors and very fragrant in steam beers, dark English ales, and German lagers. Aroma is medium-strong with evergreen and mint overtones.

  • 0.98 oz Tettnanger - 3.9 AA% pellets; boiled 15 min


    Mild, slightly spicy. 'Noble'.

  • White Labs WLP380 Hefeweizen IV Ale

    White Labs WLP380 Hefeweizen IV Ale

    Large clove and phenolic aroma and flavor, with minimal banana. Refreshing citrus and apricot notes. Crisp, drinkable hefeweizen. Less flocculent than WLP300, and sulfur production is higher.


Went from Fermenter to bottle, nice true hefe nose. Added bitter orange peel, rubby red grapfruit peel and a little corriander to last 10 min. of boil

Style (BJCP)

Category: 15 - German Wheat and Rye Beer

Subcategory: A - Weizen/Weissbier

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.047 1.044 - 1.052
Terminal Gravity: 1.011 1.010 - 1.014
Color: 3.9 SRM 2 - 8
Alcohol: 4.7% ABV 4.3% - 5.6%
Bitterness: 13.9 IBU 8 - 15



Good stuff maynard

2013-03-05 4:53pm

This turned out really well, comparable to anything off the shelf or tap room.

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