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Old 11-17-2006, 11:37 PM   #11
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I'm actually rather fond of the Sam Adams Cherry Wheat myself. If you ever get a hold of the Tastefully Simple beer bread mix, use this beer. Phenominal bread, especially toasted.

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Old 11-18-2006, 03:18 AM   #12
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This kit does use cherry extract added at bottling. I hope it will have just a hint of cherry, I am very happy with the unexpected fermentation in the secondary. The beer has a very nice color and very fine bubbles rising to the top. I normally keep my brews in secondary 2 weeks that will be in 6 more days. I havn't taken a gravity reading since racking to secondary, I don't do more than 2 or 3 readings because I hate wasting that much beer. I'll report my progress. Thanks all for your interest.

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Old 11-18-2006, 03:58 AM   #13
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Personally, I found the cherry flavor in the Sam Adams beer to be too overpowering. Now, the wheat is subdued itself, but it was still, in my opinion, far too dominant.
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Old 11-18-2006, 04:09 PM   #14
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The flavor will be subtle. I had a hard time "finding" it in the overall flavor, but, like I said, other people were able to taste the cherry. Good luck. Keep us up on your results.
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