American Wheat Lager Beer Recipe | BIAB Weizen/Weissbier | Brewer's Friend
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American Wheat Lager

154 calories 14.7 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: BIAB
Style: Weizen/Weissbier
Boil Time: 30 min
Batch Size: 5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 5.63 gallons
Post Boil Size: 5.25 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.043 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.047 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Source: Clawhammer Supply
Calories: 154 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 14.7 g (Per 12oz)
URL: https://www.clawhammersupply.com/blogs/moonshine-still-blog/american-wheat-lager-homebrew-recipe
Created: Tuesday October 3rd 2023
1.047
1.010
4.8%
20.5
4.2
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
3.60 lb American - Pilsner3.6 lb Pilsner 37 1.8 40.2%
3.60 lb American - Red Wheat3.6 lb Red Wheat 38 2.5 40.2%
1 lb Briess - Rye Malt1 lb Rye Malt 36.8 3.7 11.2%
12 oz American - Vienna12 oz Vienna 35 4 8.4%
8.95 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1 oz Artisan - Saaz (Czech)1 oz Saaz (Czech) Hops Pellet 3.5 Boil 5 min 2.81 33.3%
2 oz Citra2 oz Citra Hops Pellet 11 Boil 5 min 17.68 66.7%
3 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
7.13 gal Mash in Infusion 152 °F 152 °F 60 min
Mash out Infusion 152 °F 178 °F 10 min
Boil Infusion 170 °F 212 °F 30 min
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
2 tsp Yeast Nutrient Other Mash 0 min.
 
Yeast
White Labs - German Lager Yeast WLP830
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
76.5%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
50 - 55 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
-
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 77 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 2.25 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Kevin’s filtered water
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

Lager between 48 - 55 F for three weeks, then increase temperature to 65 for diacetyl rest for three days, then bottle.

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  • Last Updated: 2023-10-03 20:53 UTC
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