Made from a Northern Brewer Extract Kit. Directly from Northern Brewer web site.
Its name means "dark wheat", and that's just what it is. An amber colored version of a German hefeweizen, with the same sour-phenolic character and light hopping of its paler cousins. Although it's a bit maltier than our Hefeweizen kit, it's still a mighty refreshing beer.
Fermentation took off in less than 12 hours. Vigourous fermentation occurred between 12 and 24 that managed to clog my air lock in a 7 gallon bucket!
|Enter desired final yield (volume):|
|3.15 pounds||LME - Amber||50% of grist|
|3.15 pounds||LME - Wheat||50% of grist|
|6.30 pounds||Total Extract Weight||100% of grist|
Argentina Cascade3.2% Pellets @ 30 minutes
|1.00 ounces||Total Hop Weight||3.2 AAUs|
3 Gallon/11 Liter Kettle
|Batch Size:||5.00 gallons||Boil Volume:||2.50 gallons|
|Evaporation Rate:||9.00% per hour||Mash Tun Dead Space:||0.25 gallons|
|Efficiency:||72%||Mash Tun Weight:||3.00 pounds|
|Hop Utilization:||100%||Mash Tun Volume:||3.00 gallons|
|Loss:||0.00 gallons||Mash Tun Specific Heat:||0.12 Cal/gram per °C|
Ice Mountain Natural Spring Water
Brought 1.5 gallons of water to a boil. Removed from heat and added LME. Returned to boil and added hops. Boiled for 60 minutes.
Used ice bath to reduce temperature to around 80 degrees. Added 3 gallons room temperature water to fermenting bucket. Pour wort in and areated. Topped to 5 gallons.
Pitched activated smack pack of yeast (24 hours) @ 72 degrees.
|Primary:||10 days @ 70° F|
|Secondary:||10 days @ 70° F|