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Something Blue (Blueberry Hefeweizen)

162 calories 17.3 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Weissbier
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 11 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 12 gallons
Post Boil Size: 11 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.045 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 69% (brew house)
Source: Reddit recipe
Calories: 162 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 17.3 g (Per 12oz)
Created Saturday March 30th 2019
1.049
1.013
4.72%
10.12
3.8
5.47
53.00
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
10 lb American - Red Wheat10 lb Red Wheat 2.00 / lb
20.00
38 2.5 41.7%
10 lb American - Pilsner10 lb Pilsner 1.10 / lb
11.00
37 1.8 41.7%
4 lb Blueberry4 lb Blueberry 2.50 / lb
10.00
4.95 0 16.7%
24 lb / 41.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1 oz German Select1 oz German Select Hops 1.00 / oz
1.00
Pellet 4.3 First Wort at 170 °F 60 min 8.56 50%
1 oz German Select1 oz German Select Hops 1.00 / oz
1.00
Pellet 4.3 Boil 5 min 1.55 50%
2 oz / 2.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
7 gal phenolic Infusion 109 °F 30 min
Batch Infusion 153 °F 45 min
pull 2 gal Decoction 168 °F 10 min
5 gal Sparge 170 °F --
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
1 tsp Slaked Lime Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
1 oz Lactic acid Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
 
Yeast
Wyeast - German Wheat 3333
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
10.00 / each
10.00
Attenuation (avg):
73%
Flocculation:
High
Optimum Temp:
63 - 75 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
63 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 177 B cells required
10.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: co2       Amount: 27.6 psi       CO2 Level: 4 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Wichita, KS, USA - 05/2017
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
79.8 15 78 179.3 82 167.6
Wichita, KS water
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
Total mash water needed 14.87 59.5  
Strike water volume at mash thickness of 1.5 qt/lb 7.5 30  
Remaining sparge water volume 7.37 29.5  
Grain absorption losses -2.5 -10  
Mash Lauter Tun losses -0.25 -1  
Amount going into kettle 12.12 48.5  
Volume increase from sugar/extract (early additions) 0.46 1.8  
Adjusted starting boil size 12.58 50.3  
Boil off losses -1.5 -6  
Hops absorption losses -0.08 -0.3  
Amount going into fermentor 11 44  
Total: 14.87 59.5
 
Notes

Pitch slack lime.
Strike water to ferulic rest (pitched too hot at 119 and settled in at 115F)
After 15 minutes, pulled 1/3rd for decoction, add lactic acid at this point.
After 20 minute mash, pull 1/3rd and decoct.
Sparge with 170F water, ended up getting 69% brew house efficiency

Cooled to 68F and pitched, lowered to 66F the first day and brought back up to 68 the rest of the time

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