Dunkelweizen Ingredients


Dunkelweizen (Frauleinerbeir)

makes 5 gallons

5 -lbs Wheat Dry Malt Extract
½ -lb Chocolate Malt
½ -lb Dextrin Malt
½ -lb 40L Crystal Malt
¼ -lb Black Barley
2 -oz. Hallertauer Hops (boil 60 minutes)
1 -oz. Saaz Hops (finishing hops, boil last 3 min)
3 -tsp Gypsum (boil 60 minutes) (Not included, order seperatly if needed)
½ -tsp Irish Moss (boil 45 minutes)
¾ -cup corn sugar for bottling
Imperial G01 Stephon

original gravity 1054
final gravity 1014
alcohol content 5.2%

Steep crushed malted grain in 2 gallons of 150° water (tap water is about 130°) for 30 minutes. Don’t fret the temp too much, relax. Remove the grain from the hot water with a strainer, then bring water to a boil. When boiling starts, remove pot from burner and add 1 cup dry malt extract. Return to a boil, then add boiling hops and Gypsum and boil for 60 minutes. Add Irish Moss for last 45 minutes of boil. Add finishing hops for last 3 minutes of the boil. Then add remainder of dry malt extract and stir to mix, wait 10 minutes to sanitize. Fill your sanitized carboy with 2 gallons of cold water. Strain the hot wort into the carboy and top off to the 5 gallon mark. Add yeast when beer is less than 78°, and ferment and bottle as ususal.