I want to brew something hoppy with pilsner and wheat. Recipe feedback/suggestions?

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EdmontonBoil

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Ok -- so I wanted to try brewing pilsner, but my local homebrew supply shop is having trouble getting yeast for any kind of lager or pilsner, so I'm looking to improvise. I'd like to make something like a Belgian blond ale, but with a pretty high wheat content (say, 30%?), and since I've got a bunch of cascade left over from my last brew (American IPA), I'd also like to make it nice and hoppy (and possibly dry hop). I'm thinking something like this... but any suggestions?

8# Pilsner
4# White wheat
.5# ...something else? Crystal? Munich?
.5# dextrose

Straightforward mash @ 152F... and I batch sparge, since that's what my equipment allows.

60 min boil with these hops... because they are the hops I've got.

1oz cascade (60)
.5oz cascade (15)
.5oz cascade (5)
1oz cascade (dry hopped)

Yeast is S-33.

Is this going to make something weird? I've also got some saison yeast...

I may ease up on the grain bill, since this is a bit stronger than I would like for July-August.
 

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Looks like an American Wheat ale (I'd keep the crystal out). Nice summer drink.
You could add some lemonade to your glass and pour this over it to make a Shandy.
 

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Instead of crystal, I added a little light Munich and a little honey malt to my last American Wheat. You don’t need much. Loved it. Nice easy-drinking summertime beer.
 
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Thanks for the feedback! This is helpful. I'll flee the crystal malt and toss in a bit of vienna, and shift my BrewSmith profile to American wheat.

Should that work with the S-33?

Also, any mash recommendations? I can't do anything too complicated, since I'm working with a cooler, but...
 
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