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Home » Recipes » 2006 Mayfaire - First Runnerup - Bob Tower: Hefeweizen
2006 Mayfaire - First Runnerup - Bob Tower: Hefeweizen
Style:    Bavarian Hefeweizen
Brewed by:    Bob Tower
Batch Size:    5.0 Gallons
Boil Time:    110 Minutes
Est. OG    1.046
Est. FG    1.013
Recipe Index | Promash File
Grains, Extracts, Sugars
Malt Name Maltser Amount Percentage
Wheat Malt Great Western 6.0 lbs 70%
6-Row Pale Malt Briess 2.5 lbs 30%
Hops
Name Form Alpha Amount Time
Hersbrucker Pellet 4.75% 0.55 oz 90
Tettnang Pellet 4.5% 0.25 oz 15
Yeast
Man. Code Name Type Amount (Starter)
White Labs WLP380 Hefeweizen IV Ale
Mash Schedule
Step Rest Temp Rest Time Heat Water
Mash In 150 F 120 minutes Infusion 1.25 qt/lb
Extras

Notes

From Bob's notes:

Water Treatment
50% Los Angeles municipal run through solid carbon block filter
50% reverse osmosis

Fermented in primary for 9 days at 66 F.
SG 1.046
FG 1.013
ABV 4.3%

Primed with corn sugar at the rate of 1.2 oz. per gallon

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