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Old 11-08-2011, 01:45 PM   #1
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I was thinking of adding dark wheat malt to an American IPA for color, body, and head proteins. I could just use a darker crystal, but I don't like the cloying sweetness or roastyness it would add.

I'm concerned, though, that the wheat will result in astringency.

Has anyone tried this and gotten results you can share?
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Old 12-17-2011, 06:03 PM   #2
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Just a suggestion. Check out some of the related threads shown at the bottom of the page.

It seems like there is a new idea floating around regarding making a dark wheat beer.

Is there a commercial brewer doing it?
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