American Wheat 1 Gallon Extract Recipe Kit

$14.99

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Our American Wheat small batch beer recipe kit yields a 1 gallon wheat ale with medium hopping and a fairly clean, neutral finish - a spritzy, refreshing warm-weather crowd-pleaser.
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American Wheat Beer - 1 Gallon Small Batch Beer Recipe Kit

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Product Details
Like their German cousins, American wheat beers feature large proportions of malted wheat in the grain bill and are naturally a bit cloudy in appearance. Unlike German Hefe Weizen, though, American wheat beers have a bit more hop character and are fermented with a milder-tasting yeast, resulting in a more clean, neutral finish. With a spicy noble hop aroma and tart finish, it's a spritzy, refreshing crowd-pleaser.
Additional Information
Beer Kit Yield1 Gallon
Recipe and InstructionsClick Here for American Wheat 1 Gallon Extract Recipe Kit Brewing Instructions
Regional StyleUSA
Original GravityNo
Total Time to MakeNo
Reviews
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Absolutely fantastic!
This is such a fantastic beer. If unfiltered wheat is your thing, this is probably one of the best wheat beers you will drink.I picked this up with my first beer kit, and I loved it so much that I now order larger quantities of the same ingredients.A few friends have started drinking it before it was done bottle conditioning (just after a couple of days) and while they said it was flat, they loved the flavor.About the hops - I am not a fan of hoppy beers, and I was debating adding less than the recommended amount. DON'T! Follow the recipe -- it turns out fantastic.
September 3, 2015
American wheat
Very easy recipe if you like wheat beers uou will like this kit
May 30, 2016
Simple wheat beer.
Being from Kansas, I've tasted a few wheat beers. This beer is so simple to brew a caveman could do it. Nice flavor, crisp taste, pretty clear for only primary fermentation.
August 16, 2013
awesome!
I added the last hop addition at 40 minutes instead of at the very end (45 minutes) and it tasted phenomenal! It tasted super crisp - perfect for the spring/summer cusp
March 14, 2013
good experience.
I just brewed this today.,im new to the beer making,ive always made wine. cant wait to try it.
January 7, 2015
Great recipe!
The 1 gallon version is great, the 5 gallon version tastes nothing like this one. Maybe due to different hops and extract
March 19, 2014
Easy To Do ..Great Kits
These 1 gallon kits are easy to do and great for trying out a recipe.
January 10, 2014
Excellent place to start
This is my first gallon to ever brew - and of course I think it tastes great! Seriously - it tastes like an American wheat beer should - it's cloudy (as it should be), nice head - nice flavor - I'm happy - in fact more than happy. Already thinking about making 5 gallons. Kit is very straightforward and brew day is a snap.
October 3, 2013
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December 19, 2015
Great beer!
My wife gave me the kit for Christmas to get me into home brewing. I bottled it last Sunday and decided that I should try it at one week in the bottle to check progress. Chilled it down and pored it into a glass. I try to always pour so I don't get a big foamy head. This still produced about an inch and the carbonation after one week in the bottle was great. Beer tasted really good. I will give it another week before I try another. I will be brewing this many times. I left the batch in the fermenter for two weeks even though it appeared that fermentation had ended at about day 7. This beer is a real confidence booster.
February 8, 2016
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what about adding honey to this to make a honey wheat beer
Ronald T. on Sep 1, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I haven't brewed the American wheat yet. Adding honey sounds interesting though. The amount would be the trick. The Saison came with a small amount of honey and that was fantastic. Maybe I will try a spoonful or two. Give it a shot.
I will be doing this soon. I have two choices for fermentation temperatures. Room temp 77 or wine cellar 60?
Carlos d on Jun 11, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Hi Carlos,

Thank you for brewing with us. The yeast in this kit has an optimum temp range of 59�-75� F. Given the choice between the two temp options you listed, I would go with the wine cellar.

Cheers,

Lance F.
Hi, Ive added sweet orange peel & coriander to my recipe. how long should i bottle ferment before drinking?
M A on Oct 20, 2015
BEST ANSWER: 4 week

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