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Midnight Dunkelweizen

White Labs Hefeweizen IV yeast strain gives this dunkelweizen an evident clove character with an exceptionally crisp finish subtly balanced malty and dark roasted flavors.

Type: Ale

Style: Dark Wheat

Batch Size: 5 gallons

Recipe Type: Extract with grain

Recipe Contributed By: Briess Technical Services Team


Quantity Ingredient Comment Malt Style
6.6 lbs CBW® Bavarian Wheat LME Extract, LME
1 lb Wheat Malt, Red Wheat
0.5 lb Aromatic Munich Malt Kilned, Munich
0.5 lb Midnight Wheat Malt Bitterless Black
1 oz Liberty Hops (4.5% AA) Boil 60 minutes
1 vial WLP380 Hefeweizen IV Ale Yeast
1 capsule Servomyces Yeast Nutrient Boil 10 minutes


  1. Steep grains in water at 150-158ºF for 30 minutes
  2. Remove grains
  3. Bring to a boil
  4. Add liquid extract and hops
  5. Bring to a boil
  6. Add Servomyces as indicated
  7. Remove from heat
  8. Cool to 65ºF
  9. Oxygenate and pitch yeast

Primary Fermentation: 14-21 days at 66ºF

Secondary Fermentation:

Fermentation Notes:

Original Gravity: 1.054

Final Gravity: 1.014

Alcohol by Weight: 4.3%

Alcohol by Volume: 5.3%

IBU: 14

Color: 30-40 SRM


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