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Standard American Beer - American Wheat Beer

BJCP Style Guide

Top 10 American Wheat Beer Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Drink near the sun
21 L 2.99% 27.4 1.027 1.005
All Grain 4904
Apricot Wheat
45.4 L 5.46% 16.42 1.050 1.008
All Grain 4726
Pineapple wheat beer
5.5 gal 5.09% 18.33 1.053 1.014
All Grain 4221
Strawberry Wheat
5.5 gal 4.88% 21.69 1.049 1.012
All Grain 4091
Twisting Melon
25 L 5.77% 25.8 1.059 1.015
BIAB 4076
Red wheat beer
0.75 gal 5.67% 23.88 1.058 1.014
All Grain 4024
Orange Honey Wheat Ale
5.5 gal 5.65% 37.08 1.058 1.015
All Grain 4018
gumballhead clone
5 gal 5.59% 39.41 1.053 1.010
Partial Mash 3461
Le BONBON
18 L 3.7% 28.28 1.036 1.008
All Grain 2985
Lemondrop Wheat
5.5 gal 5.17% 43.54 1.053 1.013
All Grain 2680

Newest American Wheat Beer Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Smoked Wheat Ale
1 gal 5.43% 15.75 1.051 1.010
All Grain 2
Awesome Recipe
5.5 gal 5.21% 31.39 1.050 1.010
extract 1
Spring Hefeweizen
11 gal 5.37% 21.08 1.055 1.015
All Grain 4
Watermelon ale
6.9 gal 5.8% 0 1.055 1.011
All Grain 4
American Wheat Beer #1
20 L 6.58% 28.82 1.062 1.012
All Grain 10
Propuesta American Wheat
1330 L 4.36% 22.11 1.040 1.006
All Grain 7
boulevard
5.5 gal 4.03% 11.28 1.041 1.010
All Grain 6
South Pacific Wheat
4.5 gal 5.43% 28.31 1.054 1.012
BIAB 9
Summer Wheat Ale
5 gal 5.8% 0 1.059 1.014
BIAB 26
Raspberry Purée Wheat
22 L 4.88% 19.54 1.050 1.012
All Grain 7

Fermentables Used In American Wheat Beer Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Pale 2-Row 552 Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 45% 3% - 100%
American - White Wheat 411 American Grain base malt 2.8°L
40 40% 6% - 91%
American - Wheat 246 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
38 41% 3% - 100%
Flaked Wheat 191 Adjunct raw 2°L
34 13% 2% - 75%
Rice Hulls 152 Adjunct other 0°L
0 5% 0% - 18%
German - Wheat Malt 133 German Grain base malt 2°L
37 44% 11% - 100%
American - Pilsner 131 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 43% 7% - 100%
Flaked Oats 118 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 9% 2% - 21%
Honey Malt 114 Grain crystal malt 25°L
37 6% 1% - 20%
German - Pilsner 104 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 43% 5% - 89%

Hops Used In American Wheat Beer Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Cascade 259 7 37% 5% - 100%
Citra 173 11 30% 1% - 100%
Amarillo 165 8.6 25% 3% - 100%
Willamette 112 4.5 47% 9% - 100%
Centennial 105 10 31% 3% - 100%
Saaz 103 3.5 35% 13% - 100%
Magnum 96 15 31% 2% - 100%
Mosaic 72 12.5 27% 1% - 100%
Columbus 61 15 26% 3% - 100%
Tettnanger 57 4.5 45% 1% - 100%

Steeping Grains Used In American Wheat Beer Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Flaked Wheat 17 Adjunct raw 2°L
34 52% 14% - 100%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 13 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 51% 9% - 100%
Honey Malt 12 Grain crystal malt 25°L
37 54% 6% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 10L 11 American Grain crystal malt 10°L
35 78% 36% - 100%
Pale 2-Row 8 Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 51% 38% - 67%
Flaked Oats 7 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 37% 11% - 50%
American - White Wheat 7 American Grain base malt 2.8°L
40 47% 16% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 20L 6 American Grain crystal malt 20°L
35 65% 8% - 100%
American - Pilsner 6 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 41% 16% - 50%
American - Wheat 5 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
38 70% 50% - 100%

Yeasts Used In American Wheat Beer Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 352 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - American Wheat 1010 144 Wyeast Wheat 0.1 Low 76% 58°F 74°F
Fermentis - Safbrew - Wheat Beer Yeast WB-06 94 Fermentis / Safale Wheat .105 Low 86% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 60 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
White Labs - American Hefeweizen Ale Yeast WLP320 55 White Labs Ale Medium Low 72.5% 65°F 69°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 55 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 25 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - Hefeweizen Ale Yeast WLP300 20 White Labs Wheat Medium Low 74% 68°F 72°F
Wyeast - Kölsch 2565 19 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Low 75% 56°F 70°F
Fermentis - Safale - German Ale Yeast K-97 18 Fermentis / Safale Ale .104 High 81% 54°F 77°F

Other Ingredients Used In American Wheat Beer Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 96 Water Agt Mash 17% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 70 Other Boil 66% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 69 Fining Boil 54% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 46 Water Agt Mash 71% 9% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 44 Water Agt Mash 20% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 29 Water Agt Mash 33% 0% - 100%
Table Salt 21 Water Agt Mash 6% 0% - 50%
Epsom Salt 19 Water Agt Mash 7% 0% - 43%
Baking Soda 13 Water Agt Mash 3% 0% - 20%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 10 Water Agt Mash 17% 0% - 71%

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