Originally Posted by ronjonacron
So I've made two wheat now. And they were both kind of bland. My other beers come out great, but my wheat beers just seem pretty boring. I've had wheats that were good (commercial) are their key ingredients that you guys put into your wheats or do I need to accept the style more for what it is?
I think the latter, depending on what you mean when you say, "My other beers come out great, but my wheat beers just seem pretty boring."
What were those other beers? If they were more flavorful than American Wheat tends to be - like pretty much any style other than American Wheat - you just have to accept American Wheat for what it is. Not every beer has to be or can
be a flavor bomb.
American Wheat is a fairly bland style, especially when compared to the kind of beers we beer nerds tend to love to explore. That's why you can walk into pretty much any brewpub and find American Wheat as the "training wheels" beer.
Still, American Wheat is an enjoyable style. I find it quite refreshing.