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Wheat / Hefeweizen kit

Doc's Cellar

  • $34.45


Depending on which yeast you choose, Doc’s Cellar Wheat Ale/Hefeweizen kit will make a remarkably different beer.  Both are styles are easy drinking and refreshing beers.  The Wheat Ale uses American yeast and is more hop forward and has a malty sweetness.   The Hefeweizen uses a German yeast and has strong clove and banana aromas and flavors.  Yeast is not included with the kit, but a variety of recommended yeasts are listed below.

 


Stats:

O.G.: 1.049

F.G.: 1.010

IBU: Wheat Ale, 22.9; Hefeweizen, 11.4

Color: 2.5 SRM

ABV: 5.2%

 

INGREDIENTS:

  • 6.6 lbs. Wheat Liquid Malt Extract (boil)
  • 8 oz. Dextrose (for boil)
  • 5 oz. Dextrose (for bottling)
  • For Wheat Ale: 1 oz. Cascade (60 minutes)
  • For Hefeweizen: 0.5 oz. Cascade (60 minutes)

RECOMMENDED YEAST:

  • Safale US-05 (for the Wheat Ale)
  • Safbrew WB-06 (for the Hefeweizen)

 

ALTERNATE YEAST for Wheat Ale:

  • WLP001 California Ale
  • Or WLP320 American Hefeweizen

ALTERNATE YEAST for Hefeweizen:

  • WLP300 Hefeweizen Ale
  • Or WLP380 Hefeweizen IV

 

RECOMMENDED ADDITONS:

  • Whirlfoc clarifier (15 min boil addition)
  • Yeast nutrient (10 min boil addition)
  • Fermcap S

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