Hansen Wheat

Recipe Supplied by: 
White Labs Brewing Co.
About this Recipe: 

Beer is often known as liquid bread and this German hefeweizen is no exception. This beer has the aroma and palate of fresh baked banana bread while retaining a thirst quenching quality. Ferment at 70°-72°F to best promote ester production and notes of banana.

Hansen Wheat

Yeast: WLP300 Hefeweizen Ale Yeast

Original Gravity: 1.046

Final Gravity: 1.010

Estimated ABV: 4.7%

IBUs: 18

Grain (single infusion mash at 150°F):

49.2% White Wheat Malt (4lbs 14.4oz)

40.2% Pilsner (4lbs)

10.6% Flaked Wheat (1lb)


.6oz Northern Brewer (15.6 IBUs)

[60 minutes]

1oz Hallertaur Mittelfrueh (2.7 IBUs)

[5 minutes]