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Old 01-11-2011, 02:35 AM   #1
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I want to make a beer heavy in wheat. It would be an extract, and I plan on adding some cherries or maybe something else during fermentation. Of course I'd need wheat extract, but what hops do you recommend for flavoring and bittering?

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Old 01-11-2011, 02:41 AM   #2
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I would use one of the noble hops perhaps a saaz or hallertauer and not much of it.

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Old 01-11-2011, 02:57 AM   #3
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Do you mean adding cherries at boil end of fermentation or botteling? Might want to look ito that to get what you want out of flavoring.

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I made one kit and then immediately starting making my own recipe. What I did was find clones of various same-style beers I liked so I had an idea of what was common for the style and then used BeerAlchemy to plug in my ideas to make sure everything fell into place.

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