Originally Posted by kmonty
Just brewed the Weizen recipe from Brewing Classic Styles using extract. Used two cans of Wheat LME and added a pound of Wheat DME to six-gallons. Got the pre-boil gravity and OG numbers right but the color is not. Was expecting yellow but instead have more of an orange color in the hydrometer.
The question is: would the color change to a lighter color after fermentation, or is what I see the final appearance?
i would not expect to see a color reduction, typically when using extract you get a darker color than AG. won't make a difference, your beer will still be good.