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Dunkelweizen Recipe

A darker, stronger version of Bavarian wheat beer. A crisp wheat flavor is balanced by a slight chocolate maltiness. A mild clove/banana flavor accents the spicy character of Tradition hops.

Hops & Berries Aug 22, 2015 - 3 min read

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Style: 15B Dunkelweizen

Original Gravity (est): 1.056
Final Gravity (est): 1.014
IBUs (est): 16.3
ABV (est): 5.5%

All Grain Recipe

MALT/GRAIN BILL

4.5 lb (2.04 kg) German Pilsner
4.5 lb (2.04 kg) White Wheat Malt
0.5 lb (227 g) Dextrine/Carafoam
0.5 lb (227 g) Carared
0.33 lb (150 g) Carafa I
0.33 lb (150 g) Chocolate

HOPS SCHEDULE

0.5 oz (14 g) Tradition (60 minutes)
0.5 oz (14 g) Tradition (15 minutes)
1 oz (28 g) Tradition (0 minutes)

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DIRECTIONS

Mash grains for 60 minutes at 150°F (66°C). Boil for 90 minutes.

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YEAST

Hefeweizen Ale

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Partial Mash Recipe

MALT/GRAIN BILL

5 lb (2.27 kg) Wheat Liquid Malt Extract
1.25 lb German Pilsner
1.25 lb White Wheat Malt
0.5 lb (227 g) Dextrine/Carafoam
0.5 lb (227 g) Carared
0.33 lb (150 g) Chocolate
0.25 lb (113 g) Carafa I

HOPS SCHEDULE

0.5 oz (14 g) Tradition (60 minutes)
0.5 oz (14 g) Tradition (15 minutes)
1 oz (28 g) Tradition (0 minutes)

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DIRECTIONS

Mash grains for 60 minutes at 150°F (66°C). Boil for 90 minutes.

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YEAST

Hefeweizen Ale

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Extract Recipe

MALT/GRAIN BILL

7 lb (3.18 kg) Wheat Liquid Malt Extract
0.5 lb (227 g) Dextrine/Carafoam
.5 lb (227 g) Carared
0.25 lb (113 g) Carafa I
0.25 lb (113 g) Chocolate

HOPS SCHEDULE

0.5 oz (14 g) Tradition (60 minutes)
0.5 oz (14 g) Tradition (15 minutes)
1 oz (28 g) Tradition (0 minutes)

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DIRECTIONS

Steep grains for 30 minutes at 154°F (68°C). Boil for 90 minutes.

YEAST

Hefeweizen Ale

The talented homebrewers at Hops & Berries homebrew supply shop (just around the corner from the Craft Beer & Brewing office) graciously shared this homebrew recipe. The recipe is built to yield a batch size of 5 gallons (19 liters) and assumes 72 percent brewhouse efficiency.

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