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Farina wheat

Farina wheat

Weizen/Weissbier : All Grain : 5 gal

Kriegster

Using up some farina I had in the closet

June 8, 2014 at 05:32pm

5.0/5.0 1 rating

Ingredients (All Grain5 gal)

  • 6 lbs 2-Row Brewers Malt; Briess

    2-Row Brewers Malt; Briess

    Mild malty flavor. Characteristics & Applications: • Base malt for all beer styles • Smoother, less grainy flavor than 6-Row Brewers Malt. • Slightly higher yield than 6-Row Brewers Malt. • Slight lower protein than 6-Row Brewers Malt. • Produced from AMBA/BMBRI recommended 2-Row Malting Barley varieties.

  • 4 lbs Torrified Wheat

    Torrified Wheat

    Helps head retention and mouthfeel, used in some pale ales.

  • .5 oz Citra™ - 11.6 AA% pellets; boiled 90 min

    Citra™

    Citra™ is a special aroma hop variety developed by the Hop Breeding Company (a joint venture between John I. Haas, Inc. and Select Botanicals Group, LLC). It was released in 2007. Citra™ has fairly high alpha acids and total oil contents with a low percentage of cohumulone content. The variety imparts interesting citrus and tropical fruit characters to beer.

  • .5 oz Citra™ - 11.6 AA% pellets; boiled 1 min

    Citra™

    Citra™ is a special aroma hop variety developed by the Hop Breeding Company (a joint venture between John I. Haas, Inc. and Select Botanicals Group, LLC). It was released in 2007. Citra™ has fairly high alpha acids and total oil contents with a low percentage of cohumulone content. The variety imparts interesting citrus and tropical fruit characters to beer.

  • White Labs WLP300 Hefewizen Ale

    White Labs WLP300 Hefewizen Ale

    This famous German yeast is a strain used in the production of traditional, authentic wheat beers. It produces the banana and clove nose traditionally associated with German wheat beers and leaves the desired cloudy look of traditional German wheat beers.

Notes

Just 2-row. First runnings only

Style (BJCP)

Category: 15 - German Wheat and Rye Beer

Subcategory: A - Weizen/Weissbier

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.049 1.044 - 1.052
Terminal Gravity: 1.012 1.010 - 1.014
Color: 3.2 SRM 2 - 8
Alcohol: 4.8% ABV 4.30% - 5.60%
Bitterness: 32.0 IBU 8.00 - 15.00

Discussion

Kriegster

Banana and citrus

2014-11-01 7:51pm

Wow was this beer a surprise. The hop was very present and at first I didn't like it but as the wheat yeast did its thing in the leg the beer became very enjoyable. Fruit without the fruit.

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