My favorite beer: dunkles Hefeweizen (dark wheat).
Here is a recipe which I got in this forum (by Arkador). I am close to bottling. Just some warnings: USE the BLOWOFF hose. I didn't and I can tell you, it was a big explosion and quite a mess. The yeast goes nuts, hehe. Also you should make a starter.
I have it since 2 weeks in the primary and it is still bubbling but I will not rack it in a secondary as cloudiness is desired in a Hefeweizen. My whole place smells like
, I love it!
. enjoy and let me know how it turns out for you, I will let you know how mine is.
Recipe Type: Extract
Yeast: Wheat Beer Yeast (E941)
Yeast Starter: N/A
Additional Yeast or Yeast Starter: N/A
Batch Size (Gallons): 5
Original Gravity: 1.062
Final Gravity: 1.013
Boiling Time (Minutes): 60
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 8
Additional Fermentation: N/A
Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): N/A
Tasting Notes: Possibly my best brew yet
0.75 pounds Belgian Plisen Malt 8.5% of grist
0.75 pounds American Wheat Malt 8.5% of grist
3.33 pounds LME - Wheat 37.7% of grist
4.00 pounds DME - Light 45.3% of grist
1oz Cascade 7.1% Pellets
Wheat Beer Yeast (E941) — Dry — 11.5g
steep 30min @152 degrees in 1gallon of water
Sparge with 155 degrees, 1gallon of water
bring to boil, remove from heat
add malt extract, stir in, return to boil
add 1oz Cascade
chill wort and top off to 5gal
Primary for 8 days @ 70-72
kegged at 38degrees for 7 days (30psi for the first 36 hours), and then served at 13psi