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Ball & Chain Wheat Ale - Brew Builder


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Ball & Chain Wheat Ale - Brew Builder Homebrew Beer Making Kit

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Taste Notes

This was brewed in an attempt to make a beer my wife could drink (she likes sweet stuff). Well, it certainly was an easy drinker with great flavor, amazing grainy aroma, and just looked like a nice American Wheat… but she didn't like it. Oh well… In order to get the cleanest flavor, I used WLP029 German Ale/Kolsch yeast in the beer, which left it somewhat hazy and with a nutty malt profile. This is certainly a beer I'll be brewing again!

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Brewer: Bright Spot Brewing
Batch Size: 5.50 galStyle: American Wheat or Rye Beer ( 6D)
Boil Size: 7.33 galStyle Guide: BJCP 2008
Color: 5.2 SRMEquipment: Bright Spot (5.5 Gal)
Bitterness: 16.5 IBUsBoil Time: 45 min
Est OG: 1.047 (11.6° P)Mash Profile: BRIGHT SPOT - Light to Medium Body
Est FG: 1.010 SG (2.5° P)Fermentation: Bright Spot Ale Fermentation
ABV: 4.9%Taste Rating: 30.0


4 lbs 4.0 ozWhite Wheat Malt (2.4 SRM)Grain1
4 lbsPale Malt (2 Row), Rahr (1.9 SRM)Grain2
1 lbsMunich Malt - 10L (10.0 SRM)Grain3
10.0 ozCaramel/Crystal Malt - 15L (15.0 SRM)Grain4
0.3 ozMagnum [11.6%] - Boil 40 minHops5
0.7 ozCascade [5.4%] - Boil 15 minHops6
0.5 ozCascade [6.4%] - Boil 1 minHops7
1 pkgsGerman Ale/Kolsch (White Labs #WLP029)Yeast8
Additional Information
Beer Kit Yield5.5 Gallons
Recipe and InstructionsBall & Chain Wheat Ale Complete Instructions
Regional StyleNo
Original Gravity1047
Total Time to Make6 weeks
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