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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 5 questions and 53 answersShow all answers | Sort byDoes not specifically say that it comes with the hops additions? Does it come with them or not?Best Answer: The hops are included with this kit.fermentation stopped after 5 days. Is that normal?Best Answer: Gravities below 1.060 can ferment quite quickly, within 24 hours in some cases. Use fresh ingredients(guaranteed with Northern Brewer), watch your temperatures throughout the whole process and aerate well and from there you can follow the instructions, which are designed to produce awesome beer, every time, guaranteed. Each case can be different so don't hesitate to call a brewmaster at 1 800 681 2739I seem to have misplaced my instruction sheet with my kit. Is there someplace I can download it?Best Answer: The instructions for our kits are available on their respective product pages on our website as pdf's. You can view, download, and print them from there. Those pdf's can be found under the "Additional Information" section on the product page.Could I put this beer in secondary for a week before bottling?Best Answer: You could do a secondary with this beer for a week or two before bottling if you want to reduce the sediment in your bottles.I've made this beer twice. The first time it came out very light like the image however, the second time it came out a very dark red. I'm not sure why this occurred?Best Answer: Hi there,
It is possible that the malt extract was scorched in the kettle. Doing extract partial boils typically the wort can come out darker then if the same batch was done in an all-grain version. A good way to prevent that is either doing a full volume boil or a late extract addition where you add about 1/2 of the extract at the beginning then the rest with about 15 minutes left in the boil. Every time you pour in liquid extract it is also recommended to remove the kettle from the flame as it will sink to the bottom and can scorch easily. I hope this helps!
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