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Old 01-20-2014, 04:45 AM   #1
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Default Recipes that use only wheat/barley LME?

My LHBS carries Briess Bavarian Wheat (65% wheat/35% barley) LME that I would like to try. I'm curious what recipe(s) will work well using only this extract? I was thinking of trying a SMaSH-like recipe by combining this extract with hops, and that's it. The simplicity of this is intriguing.



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Old 01-20-2014, 04:03 PM   #2
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Do it. It'll work fine.

As far as recipe, something like some of this extract, some hops, boil it, add a pack of dry yeast, and you're done.



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Thanks for the tip. What full recipes out there can be made using only wheat/barley LME?

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Without steeping grains? I'd imagine some kind of wheat beer would be about it. Take between 7-8 pounds of it, put in 8-15 ibu of bittering hops, and make a wheat beer.

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So a simple wheat/barley LME with hops would be a fun thing to try.

But I'm also curious what recipes/styles out there use only wheat/barley for the extract?

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So a simple wheat/barley LME with hops would be a fun thing to try.

But I'm also curious what recipes/styles out there use only wheat/barley for the extract?
You would be making a basic wheat beer like Northern Brewers extract wheat beer.
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So a simple wheat/barley LME with hops would be a fun thing to try.

But I'm also curious what recipes/styles out there use only wheat/barley for the extract?
If you don't steep anything, you're pretty much stuck with a basic wheat beer.
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I might just go for a simple Hefeweizen, found some recipes that use only wheat LME and a single bittering hop addition.

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I might just go for a simple Hefeweizen, found some recipes that use only wheat LME and a single bittering hop addition.
That's what we've been saying!

Hefeweizen is the german word for wheat beer. If you only use LME and a bittering hop, it's exactly the same thing.
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That's what we've been saying!

Hefeweizen is the german word for wheat beer. If you only use LME and a bittering hop, it's exactly the same thing.
Hah as you can tell I'm still new to this I was thinking that Hefeweizen contained other ingredients besides wheat.


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