Dunkelweizen – All Grain


General Info

Beer brewed to enter into local contests in hopes to place. If I place, I'll be eligible for the Rockyard Pro-Am at GABF 2009.


Considered a decoction, but thought better of it. Single infusion all the way.

Malts and Grains

Amount Malt/Grain %
2.75 pounds German Light Munich Malt 25.3%
5.75 pounds German Wheat Malt Light 52.9%
1.50 pounds Belgian Plisen Malt 13.8%
0.38 pounds Crystal Malt 40L 3.4%
0.12 pounds German Carafa II 1.1%
0.25 pounds German Chocolate Rye Malt 2.3%
0.13 pounds German Rye Malt 1.1%
10.87 pounds Total Grain Weight 100%


Amount Hop Time AA
1.00 ounces Liberty 60 min 5.0%
1.00 ounces Total Hop Weight



  • Single infusion mash at 152ºF.
  • 90 minute boil, adding hops at indicated times.
  • Fermentation temperature is critical; ferment at 62ºF.

Fermentation and Aging

10 days @ 62° F
7 days @ 62° F
28 days @ 55° F


Date Brewed:  

Brew Day Data

  Target Actual Notes
Strike Water Amount: 3.6    
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Sparge Water Amount: 4.2    
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Pre-Boil Gravity:      
Pre-Boil Amount: 5.5    
Post-Boil Amount: 5    
Boil Time: 60    
OG: 1.054 / 13.3° P    
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