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Hibiscus Wheat

191.61 calories 19.47 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Weizen/Weissbier
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 10 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 12 gallons
Efficiency: 75% (brew house)
Source: Kat & Sean Morrill
Calories: (Per 12oz)
Carbs: (Per 12oz)
Created Sunday April 8th 2012
1.058
1.014
5.78%
22.39
9.1
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
8 lb American - Pale Ale8 lb Pale Ale 37 3.5 36.4%
8 lb American - Red Wheat8 lb Red Wheat 38 2.5 36.4%
2 lb American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt)2 lb Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 33 1.8 9.1%
2 lb Canadian - Honey Malt2 lb Honey Malt 37 25 9.1%
1 lb Belgian - Aromatic1 lb Aromatic 33 38 4.5%
1 lb Rice Hulls1 lb Rice Hulls 0 0 4.5%
22 lb / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.50 oz Perle0.5 oz Perle Hops Pellet 8.2 Boil 60 min 16.7%
0.50 oz Perle0.5 oz Perle Hops Pellet 8.2 Boil 30 min 16.7%
1 oz Spalt1 oz Spalt Hops Pellet 4.5 Boil 30 min 33.3%
1 oz Spalt1 oz Spalt Hops Pellet 4.5 Boil 5 min 33.3%
3 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
32.8 Mash Temp Infusion 154 °F 0 min
34 Sparge Fly Sparge 170 °F 60 min
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
16 oz Hibiscus Flowers (jamica) Spice Boil 10 min.
4 tsp Irish Moss Other Boil 15 min.
 
Yeast
White Labs - Belgian Wit Ale Yeast WLP400
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
76%
Flocculation:
Low-Med
Optimum Temp:
67 - 74 °F
Starter:
Yes
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
 
Target Water Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
Reverse osmosis
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

(For 5 gal batch)
3.9gal mash
5.4gal sparge

(For 10 gal batch)
8.2gal mash
8.5gal sparge

This came out to be a great summer beer, the abv was lower than calculated in our case, closer to 4.5-5% but the taste is awesome. The hibiscus adds in a tropical/cranberry/floral flavor that if you didn't know it, would make you think it is a bit of a sour beer.

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  • Last Updated: 2013-02-06 19:09 UTC
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