Weissbier!  Another favorite style of mine to brew.   Malt bill is simple, very little hops (just to enough for 15-20 IBU) and the rest is all about the yeast.  However, this version won’t be traditional Wheat & Pilsen Malt recipe.   Mostly because I’m out of Pislen, but also because I’m curious what the end product will be like without it.

Avangard Wheat7 lbs
Thomas Fawcett Golden Promise Pale Malt3 lbs
Golden Promise Pale Malt1 lbs 8 oz
German Magnum (14.1% Alpha) T-45.25 oz
German Magnum (14.1% Alpha) T-10.25 oz
White Labs WLP-300 Hefeweizen Ale Yeast1 packet

So that’s a bit different then my past Hefe’s.   However, what’s really different this time around is that I’m trying to a match Munich’s water profile.

I had my brewing water tested and plugged the numbers into Beersmith.   I choose a target water profile of Munich.   The end result are of the following water additions:

MASH Water (4.6 gallons)
Calcium Carbonate 3.01 grams
Epsom Salt (MgSO4) .44 grams

Sparge Water (3.6 gallons)
Calcium Carbonate3.52 grams
Epsom Salt (MgSO4).51 grams

Brewing now… Let’s see how this one turns out.

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