Posts Tagged: hefewizen

Black Forest Schwartzweizen

Based on a Hoffbrau beer I found in the supermarket. A dark beer with the normal clove/banana esters and a hint of chocolate from the roasted wheat. I really enjoyed it. Pre-Boil Gravity: 1.045 SG Original Gravity: 1.048 SG Final Gravity: 1.014 SG ABV: 4.5 % IBU: 21 IBU Colour: 34 EBC BU:GU Ratio: 0.45…

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I was really using this beer as a giant über-starter for a Belgian golden strong ale I planned to brew. On an episode of the excellent Basic Brewing Radio podcast (I forget which one) the guest suggested that there were a lot of similarities between the golden strong ale yeast and the hefewizen yeasts and that…

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