Good Measure

posted on June 4, 2014 in Recipes

Style Information

Name: American Wheat or Rye Beer
Recipe Type: All Grain
Category: Light Hybrid Beer
Category Number: 6
Style Letter: D
Style Guide: BJCP 2008
Type: Mixed
OG: 1.040 - 1.055
FG: 1.008 - 1.013
Bitternes: 15 - 30
Color: 3 - 6

Grains & Extracts

Name Amount Notes
Pale Malt (2 Row) US 5.57 lb Base malt for all beer styles
Wheat - Red Malt (Briess) 5.57 lb FLAVOR: Creamy, Sweet, Malty, Wheat, Floury Imparts malty flavor not obtainable from raw wheat. Use with rice hulls to improve lautering and help prevent stuck mash. White Wheat Malt contributes to foam production and foam stability.


Name Amount Alpha Acid % AAU Time Notes
Willamette 1.01 oz 5.5% 5.555 60 Used for: Finishing American and British Ales Aroma: Mild, grassy, floral, slightly spicy Substitutes: Fuggles, East Kent Goldings Examples: Sierra Nevada Porter, Ballard Bitter
Centennial 0.25 oz 10% 2.5 0 Used for: General purpose bittering, aroma in American ales and Wheats Aroma: Floral, citrus aroma, spicy, clean bittering flavor Substitutes: Galena, Eroica, Nugget, Bullion Examples: Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale, Sierra Nevada Bigfoot


Name Type Use Amount Time Notes
Jalapenos Other Secondary 304.33 oz 20160
Raspberries Other Secondary 64 oz 20160

Mash Steps

Name Step Type Step Time Temperature
Mash In Infusion 60.0000000 154 F


Amount: 6.52 gallons
Water Description:
Time: 60 minutes
Target Batch Size: 5 gallons


Step Time Temperature Container Additions
Name: Amount
4 days 67 F
10 days 67 F
30 days 65 F


Estimated OG: 1.059
Estimated FG: 1.015
Estimated ABV: 5.80%
Actual OG: 1.046
Actual FG: 1.010
Actual ABV: 4.70%
Bitterness: 18 IBU
Estimated Color: 4 SRM
Carbonation: 2.3 volumes

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