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germanmade84 12-07-2012 03:25 AM

Wheat beer, general thoughts?
Im curious of what people thonk of wheat beers in comparison to barley beers. For instance, do you prefer wheat, do you hate wheat,do you wanna try a wheat, do you have a recipe for a good wheat? Any wheat thoughts let em rip!

Waynep005 12-07-2012 03:31 AM

I love a good wheat beer in the summer. Mine is more of a wheat Pale ale hopped to about 30 IBUs and fermented with Kolsch yeast it is great.

richbrew99 12-07-2012 05:29 AM

I like the American style Wheat as opposed to the banana clove type wheat. I like to showcase the wheat flavor.

Krazykripple 12-07-2012 08:38 AM

love wheat beers. they're great for the warmer months

wilserbrewer 12-07-2012 01:13 PM

I usually use a pound or two in my pale ales. I have also used a greater quantity of wheat after enjoying Lagunitas little sumpin sumpin ale, a hoppy wheat beer that is very nice...try it if you can get it!

germanmade84 12-07-2012 08:57 PM

This is good information

TheBeerist 12-07-2012 09:31 PM

I actually prefer german wheat beers as I find the American ones rather one dimensional. When held to a responsible fermentation temperature (around 62F), you don't have to worry about a banana bomb.

Yooper 12-07-2012 09:35 PM

I hate wheat beers. I'm in the minority, I'm sure!

shan6 12-07-2012 09:37 PM

Like others, I enjoy wheat when it is hot outside. I think in a few months I'll be doing something wheat for the keg, and attempting a Sam Adams Cherry Wheat clone in bottles for the girl (it's her favorite).

daksin 12-07-2012 10:02 PM

I used to hate wheat beers but don't at all any more. I much prefer a traditional Bavarian hefeweizen to a witbier or American wheat, though.

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