Bavarian Hefe - which hops? - Home Brew Forums
Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Extract Brewing > Bavarian Hefe - which hops?

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 07-20-2008, 04:02 PM   #1
Mayday99
Recipes 
 
Jul 2007
Posts: 154
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts



I am about to brew a bavarian style hefe from a simple recipe of:

5 Gallon batch (late extract addition)
6lbs Muntons dry wheat extract
Wyeast 3068 Weihenstephan Weizen

Problem is, I don't have the hops called for in the recipe. I do have an unopened package of Galena or about a half ounce of Perle 5.7aa pellets, which puts me short of my target IBU of about 15. I was going to add some cascade leaf I have just to bring up the bitterness to where it should be, but I want to make sure this won't impact the bavarian style flavor I am shooting for.

So, should I use Galena or the Perle/Cascade combo?

Cheers!



 
Reply With Quote
Old 07-20-2008, 04:15 PM   #2
EdWort
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
 
EdWort's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Jul 2006
Bee Cave, Texas
Posts: 11,914
Liked 336 Times on 169 Posts


Use a German Noble aroma hop and keep you IBU's low (8 to 15).

3/4 ounce of Hallertau at 45 minutes works nicely. Liberty, Tettnanger, Mt. Hood, Vangaurd, and Tradition will substitute OK. Just watch the AA's to calculate the IBU's

 
Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
german/bavarian hefe... I think shoebag22 Recipes/Ingredients 7 10-03-2009 03:45 PM
Bavarian Hefe as a starter for a Weizenbock cladinshadows Recipes/Ingredients 10 08-02-2009 05:17 AM
what makes a hefe bavarian? jigidyjim Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10 05-15-2009 10:37 PM
bavarian hefe secondary? robd All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 7 04-14-2009 09:58 PM
1.060 Bavarian Hefe BrewProject Extract Brewing 11 10-02-2006 03:51 PM


Forum Jump