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American Wheat

166 calories 18 carbs
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: American Wheat or Rye Beer
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.4 gallons
Efficiency: 75% (brew house)
Calories: 166 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 18 g (Per 12oz)
Created Monday March 19th 2012
1.050
1.014
4.79%
18.16
3.49
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
5 lb American - Pale 2-Row5 lb Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 45.5%
4 lb German - Wheat Malt4 lb Wheat Malt 37 2 36.4%
1 lb Torrified Wheat1 lb Torrified Wheat 36 2 9.1%
1 lb Rice Hulls1 lb Rice Hulls 0 0 9.1%
11 lb Total      
 
Hops
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1 oz Tettnanger1 oz Tettnanger Hops Pellet 4.5 Boil 60 min 33.3%
1 oz Tettnanger1 oz Tettnanger Hops Pellet 4.5 Boil 1 min 33.3%
1 oz Citra1 oz Citra Hops Pellet 11 Dry Hop 0 days 33.3%
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
3.75 120 - Protein Rest - to Wheat only Infusion 135 °F 20 min
2.5 150 - Sacch Rest - to Wheat only Infusion 162 °F 60 min
6.25 150 - Sacch Rest Infusion 164 °F 60 min
6.8 168 - Mash Out Infusion 212 °F 10 min
16 170 Water Sparge 170 °F 60 min
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Type Use Time
0.25 tsp Paradise Seeds - crushed Spice Boil 10 min.
1 tsp Irish Moss Fining Boil 15 min.
1 each Lemon Grass Herb Boil 1 min.
 
Yeast
White Labs - California Ale V Yeast WLP051
Amount:
1
Attenuation (avg):
72.5%
Flocculation:
Med-High
Optimum Temp:
66 - 70 °F
Starter:
Yes
Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: CO2      
 
Target Water Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
4.75gal mash, 4gal sparge, 50% distilled, 5g CaSO4 Gypsum
10g CaCl2 Calcium Cholride
10g MgSO4 Epsom Salt
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

Starter = 1C Wheat DME, 2 qt H2O

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