NB Hefewheaton

From the BrewBlog of Stoopsitters Brewing – Hastings, Minnesota USA
Printed July 17, 2018

Style: Weizen/Weissbier
Brewer: Dustin Zastera
Brew Date: July 11, 2015
Yield: 5.5 gallons
Color (SRM/EBC): 3.6/7.1
Bitterness (Calc): 23.9 IBU (Tinseth)
Batch No: 127
OG: 1.058
Target OG: 1.062
BJCP Style Info: Weizen/Weissbier
O.G.: 1.044 - 1.052
F.G.: 1.010 - 1.014
ABV: 4.3 - 5.6%
Bitterness: 08 - 15 IBUs
Color: 2 - 8 SRM
Info: A pale, spicy, fruity, refreshing wheat-based ale.

Commercial Examples: Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier, Schneider Weisse Weizenhell, Paulaner Hefe-Weizen, Hacker-Pschorr Weisse, Plank Bavarian Hefeweizen, Ayinger Bräu Weisse, Ettaler Weissbier Hell, Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse, Andechser Weissbier Hefetrüb, Kapuziner Weissbier, Erdinger Weissbier, Penn Weizen, Barrelhouse Hocking Hills HefeWeizen, Eisenbahn Weizenbier.

General Information
Method: All Grain

Despite my initial reaction to the recipe, I'm proceeding as instructed.

Brewed 7/11/2015.  Normal ferment, nothing noteworthy.

Kegged from primary on 9/3/2015.

Malts and Grains
6.00 pounds Weyermann Pale Wheat Malt 50% of grist
6.00 pounds German Pilsen Malt (2-Row) 50% of grist
12.00 pounds Total Grain Weight 100% of grist
1.00 ounces Cascade 7% Pellets @ 30 minutes
Type: Flavor
Use: Boil
7 AAUs
1.00 ounces Cascade 7% Pellets @ 10 minutes
Type: Aroma
Use: Aroma
7 AAUs
2.00 ounces Total Hop Weight 14 AAUs
Total Boil Time: 90 minutes
Name: Weihenstephan Weizen
Manufacturer: Wyeast
Product ID: 3068
Type: Wheat
Flocculation: Low
Attenuation: 75%
Temperature Range: 64–75°F
Water Profile

Hastings, Minnesota

Calicum: 55 ppm
Bicarbonate: 196 ppm
Sulfate: 7.9 ppm
Chloride: 8.9 ppm
Sodium: 3 ppm
Magnesium: 24 ppm
PH: 7.4%

Taken from:
"Ground Water Quality in Cottage Grove, MN, June 2000"

Prepared by GWMAP


Mash in with 15qt at 166F to hit a mash temperature of 152F.  Rest 60min, then mashout with 2 gallons of boiling water to hit a a mash temperature of 170F.  Drain the tun and sparge with an additional 12qt.

NB Hefewheaton
Date Brewed:  
Brew Day Data
  Target Actual
Strike Water Amount: 4  
Strike Water Temperature:    
Mash Temperature:    
Mash Time:    
Sparge Water Amount: 6  
Sparge Water Temperature:    
Pre-Boil Gravity:    
Pre-Boil Amount: 6.9  
Post-Boil Amount: 5.5  
Boil Time: 90  
Original Gravity: 1.058 / 14.3° P  
Brew Day Notes

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