Originally Posted by cheezydemon
If I were you I would figure out what you did not like from the first one, and try to adjust it. That is the best way to become a great brewer by finding out what ingredients do when you add or subtract them. Unless, of course, your first recipe was a piece of crap that is beyond saving! What did it lack? What did you not like?
Well the recipe was this:
.5lb Carapils Steeped for 30 minutes
1lb Light DME
6lbs Wheat LME
1oz Tettnanger Hops (60) minutes
First and foremost, the color is way off. It's closer to a Dunkelweizen then a Hefe. Secondly, it really lacks the wheat body of a Hefe. It tastes a bit watered down.
I like the idea of giving another Hefe a try. I guess I will play with the ingredients to try and find a better extract Hefe recipe. Any suggestions?