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Spotted Tongue 2017 Hefe

Spotted Tongue 2017 Hefe

Weissbier • All Grain • 5.5 gal

Homebrewer Stan

Slight increase in maltiness, with additional hoppiness to balance.

March 11, 2017 at 02:07pm

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Ingredients (All Grain5.5 gal)

  • 6 lbs White Wheat; Rahr

    White Wheat; Rahr

    Weizens. Improves head retention in all beers. Contributes spicy flavor. Protein rest required.

  • 5 lbs Pilsner Malt; Weyermann

    Pilsner Malt; Weyermann

    German-grown two-row spring barley (2004 harvest). Product Characteristics:Perfect foundation grist for all lagers. Excellent modification and favorable protein and glucan levels. Excellent lautering properties. Provides finished beer with substantial body and mouthfeel, as well as good foam development and head retention. Very flexible grain with high extract efficiency for reliable lager-making in any brew house, including pub ale systems. Yields optimum results for any process⎯from single-step to multi-step infusion, to decoction. Recommended Quantities: Up to 100% of total grain bill. Suitability (beer styles): All lagers, especially Pils/Pilsner/Pilsener, low-alcohol beer, “light“ beer, Belgian beers

  • 1 lbs Munich TYPE I; Weyermann

    Munich TYPE I; Weyermann

    German-grown two-row spring barley (2004 harvest) Product Characteristics: Imparts strongly malty notes to finished beer. Intended mainly for dark ales and lagers. Recommended Quantities: Up to 100% of total grain bill Suitability (beer styles): Lagers: Oktoberfestbier, Märzen, Bockbier, Dunkel Ales: Dark, Stout

  • 1 oz Centennial - 10.0 AA% pellets; boiled 30 min

    Centennial

    Aromatic but acceptable for bittering. Medium aroma with floral and citrus tones. Good in medium to dark ales.

  • 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

Adding some Munich for increased maltiness. Making it a little on the hoppy side to balance the maltiness.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 10 - German Wheat Beer

Subcategory: A - Weissbier

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.050 1.044 - 1.052
Terminal Gravity: 1.012 1.010 - 1.014
Color: 5.4 SRM 2 - 6
Alcohol: 5.0% ABV 4.3% - 5.6%
Bitterness: 25.8 IBU 8 - 15

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