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American Wheat

157 calories 14 carbs
Beer Stats
Method: BIAB
Style: American Wheat Beer
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 7 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.044 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 75% (brew house)
Source: Wadofmeat

Calories: 157 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 14 g (Per 12oz)
Created Wednesday July 4th 2018
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
6 lb American - Pale 2-Row6 lb Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 50%
6 lb German - Wheat Malt6 lb Wheat Malt 37 2 50%
12 lb Total      
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
8.5 g Magnum8.5 g Magnum Hops Pellet 14.1 Boil 60 min 12.07 23.3%
14 g Cascade14 g Cascade Hops Pellet 7.2 Boil 5 min 2.02 38.4%
14 g Comet14 g Comet Hops Pellet 14.4 Boil 5 min 4.05 38.4%
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
8 gal Infusion 152 °F 60 min
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Type Use Time
5 g Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
4.5 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
2.2 ml Lactic acid Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
0.5 each Whirlfloc Water Agt Boil 10 min.
3 each Lime Zest Spice Boil 5 min.
Omega Yeast Labs - Hornindal Kveik OYL-091
Attenuation (avg):
Optimum Temp:
70 - 95 °F
Fermentation Temp:
80 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.5 (M cells / ml / ° P) 158 B cells required
Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
CO2 Level: 2.45 Volumes
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
80 5 25 75 80 100
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
Author: Wadofmeat, Method: BIAB, Style: American Wheat Beer, ABV 5.01%, IBU 18.14, SRM 3.35, Fermentables: (Pale 2-Row, Wheat Malt) Hops: (Magnum, Cascade, Comet) Other: (Calcium Chloride (dihydrate), Gypsum, Lactic acid, Whirlfloc, Lime Zest)
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  • Last Updated: 2019-07-28 15:49 UTC
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TwoHeadsBrewing 08/27/2019 at 09:13pm
Going to do something similar on Labor Day. Have you kegged this one yet? And if so, what do you think?

TwoHeadsBrewing 08/27/2019 at 09:15pm
5 of 5

Going to do something similar on Labor Day. Have you kegged this one yet? And if so, what do you think?

RazzleDazzle 08/30/2019 at 12:34pm

RazzleDazzle 08/30/2019 at 12:36pm
5 of 5

@TwoHeadsBrewing - I've brewed it multiple times and it's always a hit. This particular time the Cascade and Comet were my hops of choice because I was adding lime zest and wanted to elevate the citrusy and pithy character of the beer.

It's a basic American Wheat with room for interpretation.

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