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Old 11-24-2012, 05:42 PM   #1
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Has anyone out there ever made a sparkling beer? I was thinking about try into make a sparkling wheat beer. I didn't know if anyone had a recipe.


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Old 11-24-2012, 05:43 PM   #2
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What is a 'Sparkling Beer'?


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Old 11-24-2012, 06:22 PM   #3
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It's a beer fermented with champagne yeast, with a very tart, dry taste. Here is an article I was reading about them. http://dlvr.it/2X6yWj
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Champagne yeast doesn't ferment malt sugars very well, if at all, so you don't end up with a dry beer you end up with a malty sweet beer. That beer is a gimmick and they accomplish the drier taste by over-carbonating it.
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