American Wheat Beer Beer Recipe | BIAB American Wheat or Rye Beer by SteveFritz | Brewer's Friend
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American Wheat Beer

187 calories 17 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: BIAB
Style: American Wheat or Rye Beer
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 6.1 gallons
Post Boil Size: 5.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.051 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.057 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 73% (brew house)
Source: Removed source since i bungled reciped when making a changed it
Calories: 187 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 17 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Friday April 19th 2019
1.057
1.011
6.0%
17.1
4.2
5.7
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
6 lb American - Pale 2-Row6 lb Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 43.9%
4.98 lb American - Wheat4.98 lb Wheat 38 1.8 36.5%
0.48 lb American - Munich - Light 10L0.48 lb Munich - Light 10L 33 10 3.5%
2.20 lb Rice Hulls2.2 lb Rice Hulls 0 0 16.1%
13.66 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1 oz Citra1 oz Citra Hops Pellet 11 Dry Hop at 64 °F 9 days 50%
0.50 oz Centennial0.5 oz Centennial Hops Pellet 10 Boil 60 min 17.11 25%
0.50 oz Centennial0.5 oz Centennial Hops Pellet 10 Dry Hop 9 days 25%
2 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
5.8 gal Temperature -- 297 °F 60 min
2.6 gal Sparge -- 333 °F --
 
Yeast
Wyeast - Kölsch 2565
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (custom):
80%
Flocculation:
Low
Optimum Temp:
56 - 70 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
-
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 102 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 2.3 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Reverse Osmosis
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

This was a no chill batch, so i put the boil hops with a long duration to try and estimate the IBU better.
Tasting 7 day sample.
Warm, fresh off fermentor.
smells very citrusy, almost like orange juice.
Sample read at 1.010.
Tastes good, citrus, cleared up nicely after a week or so in the keg.

Fermentation ended up being a start at 16, peaked at 21 or so, then held at 19.

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SteveFritz 05/08/2019 at 03:59am
Ended at 1.047, with like 6.5 gallons... Bit of water from chiller was leaking into the kettle due to poor connection, dont think it was a ton but a trickle for a few minutes.
brewed on Monday May 6th, EOD on 7th i had to clean the blowoff multiple times, thing is a beast and i dont have enough headspace. Strip is reading about 20c, put in basement for cooler tile, fan and fact that if it blows it'll be easier to mop



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SteveFritz 05/10/2019 at 05:33pm
May 10th gravity 1.011


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SteveFritz 06/15/2019 at 01:53pm
it had finished around 1.009


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