I typed this entry over 2 days (my computer died and I didn't feel like finding the power cord),
and I meant to include the Terrapin Gamma Ray information in the OP.
Essentially, here's what I MEANT to write:
I'm drinking a Sam Adams Imperial White and am liking it. I've also heard about the Terrapin Gamma Ray,
which is apparently a standard wheat beer with a crapload of honey added.
The two styles seem to have some similarities,
and it seems like I could maybe achieve the Gamma Ray using a batch I currently have in progress.
So... (and on it goes)
Anyway, I didn't mean to be confusing. I see now why we had our wires crossed.
This may be
, but I have a question about the difference between a Wheat Wine
and an "Imperial" Hefeweizen (even though that style doesn't technically
If I want to go from IPA to IIPA, I don't simply add more malt, right?
Apparently, adding straight malt to an IPA gives you more of a BW than an IIPA.
So, to get to an IIPA, you add more simple sugars (table sugar, corn sugar, belgian candi sugar, honey?).
Therefore, if you're thinking about getting from a Hefe to a
Wheat Wine or an I-Hefe, would the same logic apply?
Any-hoo, thanks for looking and answering!!!