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Old 02-04-2010, 10:47 PM   #1
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Default Wheat beer that turned up strong...

Brewed a wheat beer and got higher efficiency then I thought I would get...

Ended up at 1.065 and fermented down to 1.015, being that it is close to 7% I am trying to figure out how long I should let it bottle condition for...

I tried to make a small 2 1/2 gallon so I do not have a ton of bottles and do not want to waste any. It is sitting at around 67 degrees in a dark closet, it is as warm as my house has in the winter.

I am planning on being patient so just want to make sure I am patient enough....

Made of equal parts 2-row and white wheat with cascade and williamette hops.

Thanks for any advice in advance...it is my first all grain batch so.


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Wheats are one of those beers that are typically drank young. Age them too long and they may become "Kristal" and you lose the yeast character.
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