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Andrew's Hefe

Andrew's Hefe

Weizen/Weissbier • All Grain • 4.5 gal


First shot at a Hefeweizen

February 10, 2014 at 07:19pm

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Ingredients (All Grain4.5 gal)

  • 2.2 lbs Diastatic Barley Malt; Weyermann

    Diastatic Barley Malt; Weyermann

    German-grown two-row spring barley (2004 harvest). Product Characteristics: Exceptional amylase strength. Accelerates and enhances saccharification in mash for better extract efficiency and larger proportion of fermentables in wort, without loss of malt flavor. Recommended Quantities: Up to 50% of total grain bill. Suitability (beer styles): Any ale or lager. Replaces all or portion of Pale Ale or Pilsner malt

  • 7.3 lbs Pale Wheat Malt; Weyermann

    Pale Wheat Malt; Weyermann

    German-grown top-quality wheat (2004 harvest). Product Characteristics: Ideal foundation grain for pale Weizenbiers, such as Hefeweizen and Kristallweizen. Essential ingredient in North American pub wheat ales. Adds creaminess, body, and complex wheat flavors to top-fermented beers. Recommended Quantities: Up to 80% in Bavarian-style Weizenbiers, up to 50% in North American pub wheat ales, up to 7% in Altbier and Kölsch. Suitability (beer styles): Ales: Hefeweizen, Kristallweizen, Weizenbock, Dunkelweizen, pub wheat ales, Altbier, Kölsch, light or low-alcohol beers

  • 0.5 oz Hallertauer Mittelfrüher - 4.5 AA% pellets; boiled 60 min

    Hallertauer Mittelfrüher

    Fine, 'Noble'.

  • Wyeast 3068 Weihenstephan Weizen™

    Wyeast 3068 Weihenstephan 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: 1.053 1.044 - 1.052
Terminal Gravity: 1.013 1.010 - 1.014
Color: 4.2 SRM 2 - 8
Alcohol: 5.2% ABV 4.3% - 5.6%
Bitterness: 12.4 IBU 8 - 15


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