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  • American Dark Wheat

    The exceptionally smooth, subtle caramel notes of the Caracrystal® Wheat Malt really shine through in this lightly hopped American style wheat beer. Recipe developed by Kevin Eichelberger, Red Eye Brewing Co., Wausau, Wisconsin, summer 2009.

    Type: Ale

    Style: Dark Wheat

    Batch Size: Commercial

    Recipe Type: All grain

    Recipe Contributed By: Kevin Eichelberger, Red Eye Brewing Co., Wausau, WI


    Quantity Ingredient Comment Malt Style
    69.4% Pilsen Malt Base
    18.7% Caracrystal® Wheat Malt Caramel, Crystal
    10.9% Wheat Malt, Red Wheat
    1% Dark Chocolate Malt Roasted, Chocolate
    Columbus Hops (13.9% AA) Boil 60 minutes
    0.5 oz Cascade Hops (7.6% AA) Boil 20 minutes


    1. Mash at 149ºF
    2. Add Dark Chocolate Malt at lauter to achieve color without flavor

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    Alcohol by Volume: 5.6%

    IBU: 17