Dunkelweizen recipe

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badmajon

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Hey all, how does this sound for a dunkel?

50% German wheat malt
47% bohemian pils
3% midnight wheat

Simple, but good still?

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A couple pounds of munich will serve you well in this recipe. Also consider adding a little crystal and/or special (<.5lb each)
 

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I got a bit of Munich in a bag somewhere, what does it add? Going with halllertau and 3068 hefe yeast.
The Munich will add a small amount of Malty flavor and some color.
If you add crystal malt as saltymirv suggests, Cararoma or Caramunich are good choices.
 

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That malt bill is very close to my go to Hefeweizen, 50/50 pils / wheat. So if your looking for a lighter malt flavor to your beer go with it, if you want a it to have a more malty flavor you may want to follow the suggestions of adding some Munich / Vienna.

If you want more banana clove flavors from the yeast make sure you underpitch.
 

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That malt bill is very close to my go to Hefeweizen, 50/50 pils / wheat. So if your looking for a lighter malt flavor to your beer go with it, if you want a it to have a more malty flavor you may want to follow the suggestions of adding some Munich / Vienna.

If you want more banana clove flavors from the yeast make sure you underpitch.
Seconded.

My Hefeweizen recipe is also 50/50 Pils and Wheat. I pitch Wyeast 3068 with no starter. Turns out amazing.
 

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God I love my hefe so much that I'm actually brewing a imperial hefe I guess technically its a Weizenbock. I'm going to keep the grain bill almost the same just going from 4.2% to 7.7%. Pils / wheat and under 10% vienna.
 
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Thanks for the suggestions. I'm not against adding Munich malt or crystal but I'm looking to brew something that would not be out of place in Bavaria.

Anyway I have 1.2 pounds of Munich and medium crystal (60?) hanging around. Should I throw that in in lieu of the Pilsner?
 

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Thanks for the suggestions. I'm not against adding Munich malt or crystal but I'm looking to brew something that would not be out of place in Bavaria.

Anyway I have 1.2 pounds of Munich and medium crystal (60?) hanging around. Should I throw that in in lieu of the Pilsner?
I would substitute 6-8 oz of the crystal and 1.2 Lb of C-60 if it were me brewing.
 
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