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Beer Style: Weizen/Weissbier (15A)
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5 US gallons



This is not as heavy as the German varieties, and does not have the clove-like taste: instead, I made it in pursuit of the taste of Grant's Weis Beer, which is much paler, and lighter of body; with a hoppier aroma; and drier, but not bitter, to the taste.


  • 5 pounds, wheat malt
  • 3 pounds, 6 row lager malt
  • 1 ounce, Tettnang hops (45 minutes before end of boil - alpha

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.042
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5.00 US Gallons

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Mash in 11 quarts water and protein rest 30 minutes at 130F. Starch conversion 90 minutes at 149F. Mash out and sparge 1 hour at 168F. Boil 1 hour, adding hops as indicated above.