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Gratzer Smoked Wheat Beer Recipe

Smoked Gratzer wheat beer
Smoked Gratzer wheat beer
Smoked Gratzer wheat beer


Recipe Type: All Grain
Size: 5 Gallons
Beer Style: Gratzer - Smoked Wheat Beer
Target ABV: 3.5%
Target IBUs: 12 IBUs
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Posted July 21, 2013 by


All Grain Gratzer Smoked Wheat Beer HomeBrew Recipe 

Profile: HomeBrew recipe for a Gratzer-Style Smoked Wheat Beer, Similar to Westbrook Brewing Gratzer. Light-bodied with crisp wheat and smoky flavors.



6 lbs Weyermann Oak-Smoked Wheat Malt

1 lb Red Wheat Malt

2 oz. Midnight Wheat Malt


1/2 oz. Polish Lublin  4%a, 60 minutes

1/2 oz. Polish Lublin 4%a, 15 minutes


12 oz. Rice Hulls (mix with grain in mash – helps the sparging with a sticky wheat mash)

Yeast: White Labs WLP029 German Ale/Kolsch Yeast or Wyeast 2565 Kolsch


Step Mash all grains with rice hulls:

125 degrees for 30 minutes

150 degrees for 60 minutes

Sparge at 170 degrees.

One hour boil with hop regimen above.

Ferment at 63-67 degrees.

Rack to keg or secondary and age for 4 weeks.

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