Classic Hefeweizen (German Wheat)



A south German style of wheat beer (weissbier). Expect unique flavours of banana and cloves, you also may taste fruit, banana, clove and vanilla flavors. This traditional German hefeweizens remains true to form and has minimal hop flavour.

Golden Wheat Fresh Wort
20g Hersbrucker Hops (steep)
Weihenstephan Weizen (WY3068) or Safale WB06 Yeast

1. Well in advance of preparing recipe, place 5-10 litres of water in a fridge and chill
2. In a coffee cup, add 20g of Hersbrucker hops (ideally in a hop sock) and cover with boiling water. Allow to steep for 10 minutes. (Alternatively, use a coffee plunger).
3. Remove hop sock and pour hop tea into the fermenter. Add the fresh wort.
4. Top up fermenter with chilled and tap water to 20 litres at 20-25°C. Stir vigorously for 5 mins.
5. Add yeast, seal fermenter and store in cool condition

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