American Wheat Beer Beer Recipe | Extract American Wheat or Rye Beer by MashTunnelOfLove | Brewer's Friend
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American Wheat Beer

172 calories 18.5 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: Extract
Style: American Wheat or Rye Beer
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 4 gallons
Post Boil Size: 1 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.066 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.262 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 25% (steeping grains only)
Calories: 172 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 18.5 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Sunday February 21st 2021
1.052
1.014
5.1%
20.8
5.2
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
3 lb Briess - DME Bavarian Wheat3 lb DME Bavarian Wheat 44.6 3 42.1%
3.30 lb Briess - LME Bavarian Wheat3.3 lb LME Bavarian Wheat 37.6 3 46.3%
5.33 oz Raw Honey5.33 oz Raw Honey - (late boil kettle addition) 68.5 20 4.7%
6.63 lbs / 0.00
Steeping Grains
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
8 oz American - Caramel / Crystal 10L8 oz Caramel / Crystal 10L 35 10 7%
0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.90 oz Cascade0.9 oz Cascade Hops Pellet 7 Boil 60 min 20.82 100%
0.90 oz / 0.00
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
1 each Whirlfloc Fining Boil 15 min.
 
Yeast
Wyeast - American Ale II 1272
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
74%
Flocculation:
High
Optimum Temp:
60 - 72 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
68 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 85 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 2.65 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Notes

Chill wort to 140F and then add honey. Stir occasionally for 20 minutes maintaining temperature. We used an immersion chiller and only fired the burner back up after 12 minutes just to keep a small amount of heat. Managed 137F.

Alfalfa Honey used

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  • Last Updated: 2021-02-21 11:51 UTC
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