Anyone have a Konig Ludwig Weissbier clone recipie? - Home Brew Forums
Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Recipes/Ingredients > Anyone have a Konig Ludwig Weissbier clone recipie?

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 08-08-2010, 08:23 PM   #1
JasonToews
Recipes 
 
Jun 2010
Abbotsford BC
Posts: 420
Liked 7 Times on 7 Posts



Anyone have a Konig Ludwig Weissbier clone recipie? This is by far the best weissbier I've tried

 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-09-2010, 02:17 PM   #2
Oldsock
Recipes 
 
Sep 2007
DC, Washington DC
Posts: 3,231
Liked 252 Times on 167 Posts


I havenít had it, anything in particular you like about it? Have you brewed a Hefe before? It is very difficult to clone a beer with a distinctive yeast character without getting your hands on the strain. My weizen yeast of choice is Wyeast 3068, pitched and fermented cool (~55 ambient for the first few days, then ramping up a bit).

You can certainly add some specialty malts, touch of crystal/carafa/aromatic if it is darker, but I like 50/50 wheat malt and pils, single decoction with a rests for clove and protein, and two for saccharification. I do a long boil for more melanoidins with moderate hopping from a single addition near the start to bitter (Spalt if I can get it).

Here is the recipe/pictures of my most recent batch: http://www.themadfermentationist.com...en-recipe.html I took the other half and hopped it like an American Pale, looking forward to tapping that one soon.
__________________
Check out The Mad Fermentationist for my adventures in fermentation and my book: American Sour Beers!

 
Reply With Quote
Old 08-09-2010, 11:34 PM   #3
Jebu1788
Recipes 
 
Sep 2009
Posts: 440
Liked 11 Times on 11 Posts


Do you have access to bottles? As long as they don't pasteurize their exports you can harvest the yeast. That would probably be most important. I harvested SN Kellerweis yeast, and while I did not intend to make a clone, I'd have a hard time telling the difference! The yeast, and probably decoction mashing would be most important.

 
Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Weihenstephaner Hefe Weissbier Clone??? mroberts1204 Recipes/Ingredients 32 07-08-2016 11:27 PM
Konig Pilsner? Pappers_ Recipes/Ingredients 11 11-25-2009 12:08 AM
lagunitas czech style pilsner clone recipie? strider Recipes/Ingredients 4 01-15-2009 06:52 AM
Anyone use Lager yeast in a Weissbier? DaleJ Recipes/Ingredients 2 01-09-2009 02:50 AM
My own recipie clone Flucky07 Recipes/Ingredients 3 07-21-2006 06:48 PM


Forum Jump