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Old 11-15-2010, 10:32 PM   #1
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Jul 2010
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Recipe Type: Extract   
Yeast: 3068   
Yeast Starter: none   
Additional Yeast or Yeast Starter: none   
Batch Size (Gallons): 5   
Original Gravity: 1.047   
Final Gravity: 1.012   
IBU: 8   
Boiling Time (Minutes): 60   
Color: 10.3   
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 14 at 68 degrees   
Additional Fermentation: none   
Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): none   
Tasting Notes: traditional banana/clove. caracrystal wheat adds nice complexity, very drinkable   

5.5 lbs Breiss Bavarian Wheat DME
0.75 lbs Caracrystal Wheat
0.50 lbs Crystal 10

1.5 oz German Hallertau (3%) 60 minutes
0.3 oz Tettnager (3.5% ) 10 minutes
(friend borrowed my large boil pot, this was only a 7 liter boil, you may need to adjust hop amounts for larger boil pot)

1 smack pack Wyeast 3068 weihenstephan

Crush and Steep grains in 4 liters water at 160 degress for 30 minutes
remove grains and add water to desired boil volume

add DME and bring to boil for 60 minutes
at boil add first hop addition

with 10 minutes remaining, add second hop addition

at 60 minutes, remove hop bag

cool wort in ice bath until 80 degrees

add water to 5 gallons and aerate

transfer to primary and add yeast

ferment at 65-70 degrees for best flavor

after 14 days, bottle with 4.6 oz of corn sugar

carbonate/condition for at least 10 days

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Old 11-26-2010, 12:44 PM   #2
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Hmmkay, caracrystal. Hmm... *ponder*

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Old 12-01-2012, 06:54 PM   #3
Sep 2012
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I've been brewing with a German friend of mine. We are planning on doing a traditional Bavarian breakfast with this one: sausages with mustard, fresh pretzels, and wheat beer!

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Old 12-01-2012, 06:57 PM   #4
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Damn, that sounds like a good plan... Have fun and enjoy the brew.

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