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Traditional Dunkelweizen

188 calories 19 carbs
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Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Dunkelweizen
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.25 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 6.75 gallons
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Calories: 188 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 19 g (Per 12oz)
Created Sunday December 18th 2011
1.057
1.014
5.59%
12.13
15.39
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
6 lb White Wheat6 lb White Wheat 40 2 53.9%
2.5 lb Weyermann Dark Munich2.5 lb Weyermann Dark Munich 37 7 22.5%
1.75 lb Pilsner Malt1.75 lb Pilsner Malt 38 2 15.7%
0.375 lb Caramel/Crystal Malt - 40L0.375 lb Caramel/Crystal Malt - 40L 34 40 3.4%
0.375 lb Special B0.375 lb Special B 30 180 3.4%
0.125 lb Carafa I0.125 lb Carafa I 32 337 1.1%
11.13 lb Total      
 
Hops
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1 oz Hallertauer Hersbrucker1 oz Hallertauer Hersbrucker Hops Pellet 3.5 Boil 60 min 100%
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
3.4 gal Conversion/Saccharification Rest (153°F) Infusion 153 °F 60 min
gal Mash Out (170°F) Infusion 170 °F 15 min
3.5 gal Sparge Infusion 170 °F 60 min
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Type Use Time
0.00130208 lb Irish Moss 15 Min. Other Boil 1 hr.
 
Yeast
White Labs - Hefeweizen Ale Yeast WLP300
Amount:
1
Attenuation (avg):
74%
Flocculation:
Low
Optimum Temp:
68 - 72 °F
Starter:
No
Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
Total mash water needed 8.43 33.7  
Strike water volume at mash thickness of 1.5 qt/lb 4.17 16.7  
Remaining sparge water volume 4.26 17  
Grain absorption losses -1.39 -5.6  
Mash Lauter Tun dead space -0.25 -1  
Amount going into kettle 6.79 27.2  
Boil off losses -1.5 -6  
Hops absorption losses -0.04 -0.2  
Amount going into fermentor 5.25 21  
Total: 8.43 33.7
 
Notes

This a fabulous example of a traditional, rich Dunkelweizen. The key is using the WLP 300 yeast strain and pitching on top of a Hefeweizen yeast cake. I love brewing a Hefe and Dunkel back-to-back.

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  • Last Updated: 2011-12-18 20:11 UTC