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Old 12-20-2012, 01:23 AM   #1
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Default First Hefeweizen Fermenting!

Bottled my Tiger Tank Altbier on Monday and got a chance to brew my Hefeweizen from NB.

Everything went flawless (just was a bit late to work lol) and i remembered to take an SG reading this time SG is 1.040 Can't wait to taste this batch!

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Old 12-20-2012, 01:45 AM   #2
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My last brew was a Hefe. Im naming it "He aint Hefe, Hes my Brother". I cant wait to try it as well!

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Old 12-20-2012, 07:27 PM   #3
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question for the brewmasters.... i know the traditional way of drinking it is to pour the beer in a glass or stein then swirl the yeast and pour it on the beer. so when bottling the hefeweizen is it recommended to bottle some of the yeast as well? or is there enough in the beer w/ the addition of the priming sugar the yeast will eventually settle to the bottom of the bottle?

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Old 12-20-2012, 07:34 PM   #4
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i will be serving my first hefe on Saturday.

i'm looking forward to it

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Old 12-21-2012, 08:27 PM   #5
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still curious about the yeast being siphoned into bottle question.....


o and btw the hefe looks freakin amazing. not only does it totally look like hefe but it smells like hefe. I CANNOT WAIT TIL THIS BATCH IS DONE!!!

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The hefe I bottled had a lot of yeast at the bottom of my bottles. I may have screwed up because I had 2 weeks in secondary and it was starting to clear. By comparison I had more yeast that what I have seen in a blue moon or widmer brothers

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The hefe I bottled had a lot of yeast at the bottom of my bottles. I may have screwed up because I had 2 weeks in secondary and it was starting to clear. By comparison I had more yeast that what I have seen in a blue moon or widmer brothers
how much would you say you had? i know w/ like Hofbrau or Franziskaner or Weihenstephaner it seems like its about a quarter of an inch or so of yeast at the bottom.
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I'd think there would be plenty of yeast in suspension that a simple swirl of the bottle should be plenty.

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I'd think there would be plenty of yeast in suspension that a simple swirl of the bottle should be plenty.
that's what i was hoping would be the answer lol i just wasn't positive. so just a normal siphon to bottling bucket and racking. thanks.
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