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Black Coffee Wheat

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Black Coffee Wheat

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Beer Style: Dunkelweizen  (15B)
Recipe Type: extract
Yield: 5 US gallons



I called this one black coffee wheat because of the almost coffee like flavor. Most of my friends love it as do I. This one is keeper. It did seem to improve with age (if you can keep your hands off it). I have been tempted to add more roasted barley for a stronger roasted flavor but have not done it yet, maybe next time I brew this one.


  • 8lbs Wheat LME
  • 3lbs Light LME
  • 1/4lb Chocolate malt
  • 1/4lb Black Patent
  • 1/4lb Crystal 80
  • 1/4lb Roasted Barley
  • 1oz of Hallertauer 60min
  • 1/2 oz Hallertauer 30min
  • 1/2 oz Hallertauer 5min
  • Heifeweizen ale Yeast

Additional Instructions

Primary Ferment: 1 week
Secondary Ferment: 2 week

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Soak all grains at 150 degrees for 30mins. Remove grains and add LME and bring to a boil. Boil for 60 mins adding hops as listed. Cool and pitch yeast. Ferment until done and rack to secondary. I left in secondary for 2 weeks and then tried to age for awhile, but it tasted so good ended up drinking it all.




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 Reviewed by Sebastian on Thu May 7 2015

I brewed this beer today. After buying all ingredients I thought it seems to be a little bit too much sugar.
I followed the recipe but I used:
4.4lbs of Wheat LME (2KG)
3.3lbs Light LME (1.5KG)

I also used 5.3 gallons (20 Liters)

I had an OG reading of 1070
Can't wait to try the first bottle.

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 Reviewed by Andrew on Fri Feb 20 2015

Did you seriously use 8 lbs. of wheat LME and 3 lbs. of light LME? 11 pounds of LME would put this beer in a pretty high final ABV, no?! I have use 9 lbs. and come up with a final 8-9 ABV. What did you end up with?It must have knocked you on your butt if you drank more than a few! I will change my rating when you can clarify. It just seems like 6 lbs. and 3 would be right but, I may be wrong. Please let me know. Thanks in advance.

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 Reviewed by Andrew on Fri Feb 20 2015

*have used.
Sorry about that typo. I really want to try this recipe ASAP! Thanks much.