Unmalted wheat question *Please help* - Home Brew Forums
Register Now For Free!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing > Unmalted wheat question *Please help*

Thread Tools
Old 08-05-2011, 05:03 PM   #1
Jan 2009
Posts: 100

I am going to do a Wit with unmalted wheat. With the wheat would it be best to just do a rest at say 152 for a half an hour with the wheat alone and then boil it for a while, just mash it using steps or just boil it for 30 to 60 minutes. It seems that there are a ton of different ways people do things. My plan as of now is to rest the wheat by itself at 152 and then boil it for 30 minutes. Then I was going to add it to a just created mash witht he 6-row malt. Also, how much water do I use in the wheat. I was just going to split up the water amounts I would use for the 6 row ( and rice hulls ) by itself and use the rest of the mash water + boil off in the unmalted wheat. !!!!Please help!!!!

Reply With Quote
Old 08-05-2011, 06:17 PM   #2
Vendor and Brewer
Bobby_M's Avatar
Aug 2006
Whitehouse Station, NJ
Posts: 23,403
Liked 1813 Times on 1151 Posts

Is it just raw, unmalted wheat or flaked? If it's flaked, just run it in a regular single infusion mash. If it's unmalted, dough in with the 6-row (2 row will be fine if it's less than 50% wheat) at a 120F protein rest for 20 minutes, then hit the 152 after that for 45 minutes.
Welcome to BrewHardware.com. I love you.
New Stirplates are IN!
Chugger Pumps, Pump Kits, Camlocks, Sightglasses, Clear USA made Silicone Tubing, RIMS, Electric Install Parts, etc.

Reply With Quote
Old 08-06-2011, 01:44 AM   #3
Nov 2007
Overland Park, Kansas, Kansas
Posts: 155
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts

I just did a wheat with 3lbs unmalted red wheat in it. Single infusion at 151. Seemed to convert just fine. Next time I might let it sit a bit longer but didn't do anything else special. Cheers!

Reply With Quote
Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Mash Unmalted Wheat camus All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 18 05-18-2012 03:50 AM
Anyone use UnMalted Wheat IrregularPulse All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11 05-16-2008 12:14 PM
Unmalted Wheat? RotorHead6 All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 2 02-08-2008 10:25 PM
Unmalted wheat for Witbier? Llarian All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10 08-16-2007 01:43 PM
Unmalted wheat questions zoebisch01 All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 7 02-17-2007 03:33 PM

Forum Jump