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BJCP 2008 Guideline

German Wheat and Rye Beer - Weizenbock

BJCP 15C

BJCP 2008 15C Weizenbock style example
15C - German Wheat and Rye Beer / Weizenbock

 

IMPRESSION

A strong, malty, fruity, wheat-based ale combining the best flavors of a dunkelweizen and the rich strength and body of a bock.

COMMENTS

A dunkel-weizen beer brewed to bock or doppelbock strength. Now also made in the Eisbock style as a specialty beer. Bottles may be gently rolled or swirled prior to serving to rouse the yeast.

EXAMPLES

Schneider Aventinus, Schneider Aventinus Eisbock, Plank Bavarian Dunkler Weizenbock, Plank Bavarian Heller Weizenbock, AleSmith Weizenbock, Erdinger Pikantus, Mahr's Der Weisse Bock, Victory Moonglow Weizenbock, High Point Ramstein Winter Wheat, Capital Weizen Doppelbock, Eisenbahn Vigorosa

You can view the complete style details on the BJCP website. The 2008 style guide is obsolete but there is a similar 2015 style that you can view below...

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VITAL

OG: 1.064-1.090
FG: 1.015-1.022
IBU: 15-30
SRM: 12.0-25.0
ABV: 6.5-8.0%

BJCP 2008 15C Weizenbock style example
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