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Widmer Hefe Clone

166 calories 18.2 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: American Wheat Beer
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 6.5 gallons
Post Boil Size: 5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.039 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.050 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 65% (brew house)
Source: Twin Screws Brewery
Calories: 166 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 18.2 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Tuesday July 2nd 2019
1.050
1.014
4.7%
34.9
5.3
5.7
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
4.50 lb US - Pale 2-Row4.5 lb Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 43.9%
4.50 lb American - White Wheat4.5 lb White Wheat 40 2.8 43.9%
0.25 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 40L0.25 lb Caramel / Crystal 40L 34 40 2.4%
1 lb Briess - Barley, Flaked1 lb Barley, Flaked 32.2 1.4 9.8%
10.25 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.30 oz Magnum0.3 oz Magnum Hops Leaf/Whole 16.4 Boil 60 min 18.81 18.2%
0.35 oz Centennial0.35 oz Centennial Hops Leaf/Whole 12 Boil 60 min 16.06 21.2%
1 oz Cascade1 oz Cascade Hops Leaf/Whole 5.4 Dry Hop 5 days 60.6%
1.65 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
16 qt Fly Sparge -- 157 °F 60 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.33 qt/lb
 
Yeast
Wyeast - German Ale 1007
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
75%
Flocculation:
Low
Optimum Temp:
55 - 68 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
-
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 82 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: co2       CO2 Level: 1.02 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
Bull Run Watershed, Portland, Oregon.
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

Historically used German Ale yeast. Made this batch with a yeast starter from dregs of Widmer Hefe. Next time use 20L instead of 40L.

Use Pils water chemistry, 4 gal strike and 4 gal sparge waters.

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