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Door County Cherry Wheat

144 calories 14.3 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: American Wheat Beer
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 3 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.080 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.044 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 75% (brew house)
Calories: 144 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 14.3 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Wednesday July 6th 2022
1.044
1.010
4.4%
11.7
4.0
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
3 lb Malteurop - 2 Row3 lb 2 Row 34.3 2.15 34.3%
5 lb American - Wheat5 lb Wheat 38 1.8 57.1%
0.75 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 10L0.75 lb Caramel / Crystal 10L 35 10 8.6%
8.75 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1 oz Hallertau Mittelfruh1 oz Hallertau Mittelfruh Hops Pellet 3.75 Boil 60 min 9.91 66.7%
0.50 oz Hallertau Mittelfruh0.5 oz Hallertau Mittelfruh Hops Pellet 3.75 Boil 10 min 1.8 33.3%
1.50 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
3 gal Strike 164 °F 152 °F 60 min
5.75 gal Sparge 164 °F -- --
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.3 qt/lb
Starting Grain Temp: 73 °F
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
1 lb Lactose Water Agt Bottling 0 min.
6 lb Cherries Water Agt Secondary 0 min.
 
Yeast
Lallemand - LALBREW® BRY-97 WEST COAST ALE YEAST
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
75%
Flocculation:
High
Optimum Temp:
59 - 72 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
62 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 80 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
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

2 week primary
After primary add 6#'s pitted frozen cherries and allow to ferment out

Add 1# lactose at packaging

Hops additions are purposely low as the cherries will add natural bitterness during secondary.

The natural sugars in the cherries will also increase the overall ABV.

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