Dunkelweizen - Extract Beer Brewing Kit (5 Gallons)

Dunkelweizen - Extract Beer Brewing Kit (5 Gallons)

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(Makes 5 gallons) - A true Dunkelweizen recipe. This beer style focuses on the traditional hefeweizen flavors and aroma's but with more malt flavor. A nice blend of caramunich and chocolate malt help give the beer a nice dark color and round malt character.

Estimated Original Gravity: 1.050-1.052
SRM (Color Range): 19
IBU's: 9-11
Estimated Alcohol Percentage: 5-5.25%


Our recipe kits DO NOT include grain bags, yeast or priming sugar. To find our yeast recommendations, choose your preferred kit option above and then select the drop-down menu under “Yeast Options”.  For more info, click on the recommended yeast(s) below in the “You Might Also Need” section below. All included steeping grains will come milled.

Please Note: In order to better serve our customers, we are now offering our extract recipe kits with either Liquid Malt Extract (LME) or Dried Malt Extract (DME). The majority of our DME kits were converted from the LME version, which is why you may notice slight variances in the extract names and quantities on your recipe sheet. You may also find that your Specific Gravity and ABV% are slightly higher if you choose DME. Whether LME or DME, add all extracts provided according to the recipe sheet. For further details, please reference the conversion chart below.

MoreBeer! Extract Recipe Kit Conversion Chart
Liquid Malt Extract Dry Malt Extract
4 lbs 3.5 lbs
5 lbs 4 lbs
6 lbs 5 lbs
7 lbs 6 lbs
8 lbs 6.5 lbs
9 lbs 7 lbs
Ultralight Malt Extract Golden Light DME
Pale Malt Extract Golden Light DME
Pilsner Malt Extract Pilsen Light DME



ABV %4.2
Beer StyleWheat Beer
Ready to Drink Within2-4 Weeks
Alcohol ContentLow (3-5%)
BitternessLow (10-25ibu)
Fermentation Temp Range64-72
Brewing MethodExtract
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I really like it
greg s on Sep 11, 2020
Want something for Oktoberfest & not confident in lagering.
Jeffery C on Aug 26, 2020
I really like it
greg s on Sep 11, 2020
good taste
MARVIN R on Sep 5, 2020
Want something for Oktoberfest & not confident in lagering.
Jeffery C on Aug 26, 2020
Oktoberfest is coming
Mike C on Aug 15, 2020
Something new for me
William R on Aug 5, 2020
good fall beer
Andrew D B on Jul 27, 2020
Looked like a good, easy kit to try. I like the style.
Joel Bornhoft on Jun 13, 2020
Great beer for fall
Mahmut Mustafa A on Jun 8, 2020
Beer stylr requested from a friend
Kenneth N on Apr 15, 2020
Hefeweizens are delicious, but I wanted more flavor
Benjamin D on Mar 22, 2020
dunkelweizen is my favorite beer
Joshua G on Dec 17, 2019
I am interested in trying another Dunkel. The first one was a little sweet.
Paul Korinko on Oct 8, 2019
It's one of y favorites
Brian M S on Sep 25, 2019
Introducing a friend to basic brewing
Scott T on Sep 14, 2019
Had this great beer before
Clint S on Aug 28, 2019
I want to do a Dunkle
Matthew S. W on Apr 15, 2019
Haven't brewed this style
Dale D C on Mar 9, 2019
Seemed like on of the better extract dunkel kits out there, looked at a lot of different options but this one had more variety in the ingredients.
David B on Dec 18, 2018
Most favorite beer kit
Bob K on Dec 14, 2018
Using as a beer for Oktoberfest
Alan T on Aug 2, 2018
Needed a dark German Wheat Extract recipe
Jeffrey B on Jul 4, 2018
Made this before; absolutely GREAT Beer!!!!
Bob P on Apr 9, 2018
one of my favorites
Wes B on Feb 8, 2018
I loved dunkelweizens in Germany, so I'd like to try and make my own.
Dominick V on Jan 15, 2018
good taste
MARVIN R on Sep 5, 2020
Oktoberfest is coming
Mike C on Aug 15, 2020

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Pretty good beer kit
I really liked this kit. Went with the LME option. I did add 8oz. DME and 8oz. brown sugar to bump it up to about 6.1%. Partial boil, 70% late malt addition and used Munich Classic yeast @ 68* to 70*. Turned out 100% great. Next time, and there will be a next time, I will try to ferment @72* to try to get a little more Banana flavor out of it unless it's cool enough to ship Wyeast 3068..maybe not. More Beer should add Munich Classic to the drop down list of yeasts, it's a great option, IMO. Keep up the great kits MB !!
July 11, 2020
3 months ago
Excellent Dunkel
This was the first Dunkel I’ve done and it came out amazing! The flavors are so good and very smooth. I’d recommend this to anyone
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May 17, 2020
Best extract kit
This is one of the.most liked beers I have brewed out of maybe 10 different extract kits from more beer.
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April 17, 2020
5 months ago
Excellent brew. Great balance, complex character
September 20, 2019
1 year ago
Tremendously good stuff here. I real treat worth savoring.
August 15, 2018
over 2 years ago
easy drinking dark wheat beer
Nothing too complex here just an easy drinking German wheat beer that goes down smooth.
February 16, 2018
over 2 years ago
Wow! Reminds me of Bavaria
Wow! The WL liquid yeast was slow to get started but once it kicked off I was so glad I used a blow off tube. This is the best kit yet that I have purchased from MoreBeer. Beats American pale ale, Hefeweizen, Belgian. Going to start a second batch now.
January 22, 2018
over 2 years ago
A great kit!
Nice malty kick with that familiar wheat beer taste. This kit is well balanced and expertly put together. I've ordered lots of kits from MoreBeer and never hated any of them.. this one though gets top marks from me, borderline perfect! Will be brewing this one again.
April 28, 2017
Great Dark Wheat
This was my second homebrew, and first grain-steeping. It was easy and turned out great, but I would caution the homebrewer of one thing: Use a hefeweizen-specific yeast. I used the included dry Safbrew T58 yeast, which worked fine but didn't express almost any banana-clove character, which I wanted even in a dunkelweizen. It was dark and malty and yeasty; a great beer, so I wouldn't call it a complaint, but I love my wheat beers to be big banana-clove nose bombs.

I've determined that I need to make another batch of this beer using White Labs WLP300 Hefeweizen Ale yeast, which is perhaps the perfect Bavarian wheat beer yeast.
April 3, 2014