BeerSmith New Brewer; Posts: 1; BeerSmith 2 Rocks! I would think that you'd want a "balanced" water profile with approximately equal amounts of sulfate (SO4) and chloride (Cl). Re: Water Profile for Wheat Beer « Reply #1 on: April 11, 2019, 11:58:46 PM » The thing about is that wheat beer is it is brewed all over Germany, Austria. Author Topic: Do I need to adjust the following water profile for making Hefeweizen (Read 4294 times) rpetterson. Do I need to adjust the following water profile for making Hefeweizen « on: February 03, 2012, 01:53:44 AM » Hi All, I'll be making my first AG beer next Saturday and thought I'd have a go at making a Hefeweizen. BeerSmith Apprentice Brewer; Posts: 5 ; BeerSmith 2 Rocks! All water recipes include a copy of my water calculation spreadsheet which can be used to make such adjustments. Paulaner-style Hefe Weizen f rom CLONE BREWS, page 82 Brewer: Bill Elwell ([email protected] Beer: Paulaner Hefe Weizen Type: Extract w/grain Size: 5.25 gallons Water: 4 gals PUR filtered tap water placed in freezer for 4-5 hours prior to brewing. Below is the recipe I plan of using: Bavarian Hefeweizen 5 Gallon Batch and American Hefeweizen 5 gallon batch (split Batch) 8# German Wheat 12# German Pils Joined Jan 24, 2010 Messages 295 Reaction score 14 Location St Louis . Jun 18, 2014 #2 This is what I have used on my hefeweizens with good results: Ca: … There are Belgian wheats that benefit from some sulfate to help dry them out and there are hoppy American wheats that demand sulfate to help dry them out and let the hop character through. Does anyone have any good tried and true salt additions that have worked well? The water profile is dependent upon the style being brewed. I agree that you wouldn't want much sulfate in the typical hefeweizen, but the OP didn't specify what sort of wheat beer they were interested in. How does this water profile look for an authentic Bavarian Hefeweizen? In that spreadsheet you may also enter a starting water profile if that is known. Grain: 4 oz. What is the best Beersmith Water Profile for an American Wheat? Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew . You should be fine with RO plus 50 -70 mg/L CaCl2. Some of the recipes used magnesium chloride. I'm starting from RO water and I'm using the Brun water calculator with the Munich (boiled) profile. Briess Munich Malt 6-row Steep: Crush malt. pstrohs Well-Known Member. After having so much luck with help making a water profile for an IPA, I wanted to see what home brewers in TB land use for a Bavarian Hefewezien or even an American Hefeweizen water profile. I got this salt from a fellow brewer who also keeps fish and used it to build water for the aquarium. 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