Spring Dunkelweizen

South German-Style Dunkel Weizen/Dunkel Weissbier - All Grain

Recipe Description

Not a huge fan of light wheat beers so I'm making this dark wheat beer with some spicy yeast and hops. Bold enough for my tastes but light enough to enjoy on a warm spring day.

  • Batch Size: 1 gal (3.8 L)
  • Boil Size: 1.5 gal (5.7 L)
  • Boil Time: 60 mins

Ingredients

  • Grains/Fermentables
  • 1.2 lbs (0.54 kg) Munich Malt (9 °L)
  • 13 oz (368.54 g) German Pilsner 2-Row (2 °L)
  • 3.3 oz (93.55 g) Crystal 40 (40 °L)
  • After Boil
  • 0.86 oz (24.38 g) Corn Sugar (Dextrose) (0 °L)
  • Hops
  • 0.2 oz (5.67 g) Hallertauer Pellet 4.4% AA (Boil - 60 mins)
  • Miscellaneous
  • 1/4 tsp (1.23 mL) Irish Moss (Boil - 15 mins)
  • Yeast
  • Weihenstephan Weizen Yeast (Wyeast 3068) (Liquid)

Directions

Infusion Step: Mash at 152 °F (67 °C) for 60 minutes.

Single infusion mash. Add hops at the start of the boil then irish moss with 15 mins remaining.

Corn sugar is for bottle priming. Allow at least 2 weeks to carbonate.

Hold in primary fermentor for 21 days at 70 °F (21 °C).

Allow to carbonate and age for 14 days.

If you started brewing this beer today you could be drinking it by Jan. 20, 2019. Start brewing this recipe.