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American Wheat Beer

186 calories 17 carbs
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)
Efficiency: 73% (brew house)
Source: Removed source since i bungled reciped when making a changed it
Calories: 186 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 17 g (Per 12oz)
Created Friday April 19th 2019
Amount Fermentable 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 lb Total      
Amount Variety 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%
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
5.8 gal Temperature 297 °F 60 min
2.6 gal Sparge 333 °F --
Wyeast - Kölsch 2565
1 Each
Attenuation (custom):
Optimum Temp:
56 - 70 °F
Fermentation Temp:
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 102 B cells required
Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
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

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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  • Last Updated: 2020-02-09 13:39 UTC
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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

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

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

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