BrewBlog: American Wheat
Specifics
General Information
Method: All Grain

This beer is for the Great Lake Brew Fest and will be served at Homebrew Island.

Comments

Recipe is from Northern Brewer All Grain Kit.

Scale Recipe
Enter desired final yield (volume):
 gallons  
Reference
Malts and Grains
Non-Fermentables
1 Tablet Whirlfloc @ 15 minutes  
Reference
Hops
Boil
Total Boil Time: 60 minutes
Reference
Yeast
Name: American Wheat Ale
Manufacturer: Wyeast
Product ID: 1010
Type: Ale
Flocculation: Low
Attenuation: 76%
Temperature Range: 58–74°F
Amount: 1500 ml
Equipment Profile

Sabco Brew-Magic: Ken Megal

Batch Size: 10.5 gallons Boil Volume: 14.1 gallons
Evaporation Rate: 15% per hour Mash Tun Dead Space: .25 gallons
Efficiency: 70% Mash Tun Weight: 30 pounds
Hop Utilization: 100% Mash Tun Volume: 15 gallons
Loss: .5 gallons Mash Tun Specific Heat:
Mash Profile

Single Infusion Mash, Full Bodied Beer

Grain Temperature: 72°F Tun Temperature: 72°F
Sparge Temperature: 168°F PH: 5.4
PPG: 28.8 Efficiency: 89.9%
Notes:

Mash profile for most well-modified malts.

Steps

# Name Type Time Temp. Description
1 Mash In Infusion 45 min. 158°F

Add 70% of mash water at 171° F / 77° C

2 Mash Out Infusion 10 min. 168°F

Add 30% of mash water at 197° F / 92° C

Water Profile

Milwaukee, WI

Calicum: 96 ppm
Bicarbonate: 107 ppm
Sulfate: 26 ppm
Chloride: 16 ppm
Sodium: 7 ppm
Magnesium: 47 ppm
PH: 7.5%
Notes:

Famous for Pilsners and Lagers.

Procedure

Mash In:

60 min - Hold mash at 152.0 F for 60 min

Mash Out:

10 min - Hold mash at 168.0 F for 10 min

-- Sparge with 3.74 gal of 168.0 F water.

-- Add water to achieve boil volume of 7.27 gal

-- Estimated Pre-boil Gravity is: 1.038 SG

with all grains/extracts added

Boil for 60 min

Boil Ingredients

60

 

min 1.00 oz Williamette [4.70 %]

15 min 1.00 oz Cascade [5.00 %] (15 min) Hops

-- Cool wort to fermentation temperature

-- Siphon wort to primary fermenter and

aerate wort.

--

1 Pkgs

American Wheat Ale (Wyeast Labs #1010) [Starter 125 ml]

Yeast

Fermentation
Primary: 7 days @ 65° F
Secondary: 7 days @ 65° F
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