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Hefeweizen

From the BrewBlog of Stoopsitters Brewing – Hastings, Minnesota USA
Printed April 24, 2017

Specifics
Style: Weizen/Weissbier
Contributor: Dustin Zastera
Yield: 5 gallons
Color (SRM/EBC): 2.8/5.5
Bitterness (Calc): 13.2 IBU (Tinseth)
BU/GU: 0.28
Calories: 157 (12 ounces)
ABV: 5.1%
ABW: 4%
OG: 1.048
OG (Plato): 11.91° P
FG: 1.010
FG (Plato): 2.56° P
Real Extract: 4.25° P
App. Atten.: 78.5%
Real Atten.: 64.3%
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
Malts and Grains
5.00 pounds Rahr White Wheat Malt 55.6% of grist
4.00 pounds Rahr Pilsen Malt 44.4% of grist
9.00 pounds Total Grain Weight 100% of grist
Non-Fermentables
1/2t Yeast Nutrient @ 15 minutes  
Hops
1.40 ounces Saaz 2.7% Leaf @ 60 minutes
Type: Bittering
Use: Boil
3.8 AAUs
1.40 ounces Total Hop Weight 3.8 AAUs
Boil
Total Boil Time: 60 minutes
Procedure

Mash in with 12qt @ 145 for a mash temperature of 134F. Rest 10 minutes.  

Decoct with 4 quarts to bring the temperature up to 152.  Rest 40 minutes.

Mash out with 8 quarts @200F.

Sparge with 13 quarts.

Hefeweizen
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Brew Day Data
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Strike Water Amount: 3  
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Sparge Water Amount: 5.4  
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Pre-Boil Gravity:    
Pre-Boil Amount: 6  
Post-Boil Amount: 5  
Boil Time: 60  
Original Gravity: 1.048 / 11.9° P  
     
     
     
     
Brew Day Notes
 

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