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Ball & Chain Wheat Ale

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Ball & Chain Wheat Ale

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Beer Style: American Wheat or Rye Beer (6D)
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5.5 US gallons

American Wheat or Rye Beer
Beer Color


This was brewed in an attempt to make a beer my wife could drink (she likes sweet stuff). Well, it certainly was an easy drinker with great flavor, amazing grainy aroma, and just looked like a nice American Wheat… b


  • 4 lbs 4.0 oz - White Wheat Malt (2.4 SRM) (Grain)
  • 4 lbs - Pale Malt (2 Row), Rahr (1.9 SRM) (Grain)
  • 1 lbs - Munich Malt - 10L (10.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 10.0 oz - Caramel/Crystal Malt - 15L (15.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 0.3 oz - Magnum [11.6%] - Boil 40 min (Hops)
  • 0.7 oz - Cascade [5.4%] - Boil 15 min (Hops)
  • 0.5 oz - Cascade [6.4%] - Boil 1 min (Hops)
  • 1 pkgs - German Ale/Kolsch (White Labs #WLP029) (Yeast)

Additional Instructions

Boil: 45 Minutes

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.047 (11.6° P)
Final Gravity: 1.010 SG (2.5° P)
Alcohol by Vol: 4.9%
Color SRM: 5.2  Color Sample 
Bitterness IBU: 16.5
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5.50 US Gallons

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review rating
 Reviewed by paddyfuller on Thu Apr 24 2014

This Beer Came out very good. too easy to drink and yes even a good one for the wife. I will be brewing this one again. good crowd pleaser.Thanks

review rating
 Reviewed by Brulosopher on Sun Apr 20 2014

Good warm weather quaffer!