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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.
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Beer Kit Yield 5 Gallons Recipe and Instructions Click Here! Beer Style Wheat Beers Regional Style USA Color Light Original Gravity 1043 Total Time to Make 4 weeks
Browse 2 questions and 17 answersShow all answers | Sort byFor the American wheat beer it says advanced additional equipment needed, what equipment?Best Answer: This is for all of our all-grain recipes. You will need a mash/lauter tun, a larger boil kettle to do full volume boils, as well as a hot liquor tank. We do have the same recipe in extract as well:
http://www.northernbrewer.com/shop/american-wheat-beer-extract-kitWhat additional equipment is needed?Best Answer: Since you are getting all of your fermentables from the grain itself without the addition of extracts the all-grain recipes require a mash/lauter tun, larger boil kettle to handle full volume boils, and a hot liquor tank to hold your sparge water. You can also do what is called brew in a bag: http://beersmith.com/blog/2009/04/14/brew-in-a-bag-biab-all-grain-beer-brewing/
Also, here is a good overview on the mashing and sparging process:
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