Funky Buddha’s Floridian Hefeweizen Recipe

Hefeweizen yeast creates the compelling aromas of bananas, citrus, and cloves. This is a super-easy recipe, which is how Hefeweizen ought to be.

Mar 1, 2016 - 2 min read

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Funky Buddha Brewery’s unfiltered German-style wheat beer is its number-one core beer. It’s full on flavor yet light on the palate. Hefeweizen yeast creates the compelling aromas of bananas, citrus, and cloves. This is a super-easy recipe, which is how Hefeweizen ought to be. We’ve scaled the recipe to 5 gallons (19 liters) and assume 72 percent brewhouse efficiency.

ALL-GRAIN

OG: 1.052
FG: 1.012
IBUs: 12
ABV: 5.2%

MALT/GRAIN BILL

5 lbs (2.27 kg) Pilsner malt
5 lbs (2.27 kg) wheat malt

HOPS SCHEDULE

0.25 oz (7 g) Nugget hops [12.60%] at 60 minutes.

DIRECTIONS

Mash at 152°F (67°C) for 60 minutes. Boil for 60 minutes following the hops schedule.

YEAST

Wyeast 3068 Weihenstephan Weizen or White Labs WLP300 Hefeweizen Ale

BREWER’S NOTES

If you want more banana flavor, ferment at the warmer end of the yeast’s range.

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