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Old 05-18-2012, 04:03 PM   #1
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Default All-Grain - Guter Weizen IPA

Recipe Type: All Grain
Yeast: WLP300
Yeast Starter: Optional
Batch Size (Gallons): 5.5
Original Gravity: 1.068
Final Gravity: 1.010
IBU: 50.6
Boiling Time (Minutes): 90
Color: 13.1 SRM - Bright Golden Yellow
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 14 Days @ 68 F
Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 14 days @ 65 degrees
Tasting Notes: Slightly carbonated refreshing with a nice caramel flavor and a good balance of hops.

I got the idea to make a beer like this after having a beer that was very similar from Germany. It was not a typical IPA as it still had the malty characteristics of a good German Weizen, however it was almost perfectly balanced out by the cascade hops, without being to much of an IPA. The best way to describe it would be walking a tightrope between the two styles.

The name of this beer translates to: Good Wheat IPA, I just liked giving it the German touch

Grains:
  • 1 lbs Caramel Wheat Malt
  • 1 lbs Caramunich Malt
  • 5.5 lbs Pale Malt (2 Row) Belgian
  • 6 lbs Vienna Malt

Mash:
BIAB:
Mash 9 Gallons @ 153 F, for 60 min
Then bring to 168 F for 10 min

For non BIAB:
Mash 6.5 Gallons @ 153 F, for 60 min
Sparge 2.5 Gallons @ 168 F, for 10 min


Boil for 90 min.

Hops & Schedule:
  • 0.5 oz Magnum @ 60 min
  • 0.5 oz Magnum @ 30 min
  • 0.5 oz Cascade @ 30 min
  • 1 oz Cascade @ 5 min
  • 1 oz Cascade - Dry Hopped 5 days

Ferment for 14 days in the primary, 14 days in the secondary, and dry hop on day 9 of the secondary.

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Old 06-23-2012, 02:25 AM   #2
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This is the beer.

Its perfectly hazey, nice dark honey color.

Tastes impecable
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