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Mein Nelson Sauvin | German Wheat and Rye Beer
- 60% | local variety Hermann (6 EBC) wheat malt
- 20% | local variety Marthe (6 EBC) barley malt
- 20% | Urmalz (Munich-style 25 EBC) barley malt
- Hallertau Tradition, 50 minutes (8 IBU)
- Nelson Sauvin, 15 minutes (15 IBU)
- Nelson Sauvin, 0 minutes (6 IBU)
- Yeast: 3 L/hL Schneider yeast from propagation tank. 0.5 L/hL Belgian yeast
- Original Gravity: 1.069 (16.8 °P)
- Final Gravity: 1.013 (3.3 °P)
- ABV: 7.3%
- IBU: 29
- SRM: n/a
- Boil Time: 60 minutes
- Efficiency: n/a
- Pre-boil Volume: n/a
- Pre-boil Gravity: n/a
- One decoction, targeting high attentuation
- Fermentation: 7 days, beginning at 16° C (61° F), allow to rise to 22° C(72° F), reduce to 12° C (54° F).
- Bottling: Rerfermentation in the bottle, using speise (unfermented wort). 3.3 volumes CO2 (6.5 gal/L)