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Old 06-24-2008, 02:13 AM   #1
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I'm kind of tired of the banana/clove vibe in my wheat beers. What's your favorite non-weizen yeast for wheat beers?

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Old 06-24-2008, 02:14 AM   #2
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I'm kind of tired of the banana/clove vibe in my wheat beers. What's your favorite non-weizen yeast for wheat beers?

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Safale S-05 and Nottingham both will make a good american wheat. You can also use WLP 320, american hefe yeast wont give you all the fruity flavors.


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1056 makes a good american wheat.
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wyeast 1010 also doesn't really give off fruity flavors.
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Wyeast 3944 Belgian Wit. Very nice.
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WLP 001, this in combo with the Saaz hops is a beautiful thing.
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Old 06-24-2008, 12:03 PM   #8
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I've used white labs california, california v, and east coast ale yeasts and they've all made good wheat beers.
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I recently took my hefe (which normally gets fermented with Weihenstephaner) recipe and subbed in some washed/harvested Forbidden Fruit yeast from Wyeast (3463). I have to say, it is one of the most refreshing, mouthwatering beers I've made to date. I fermented it around 67f. If there was a comp coming up, I'd rig up BMBF and send some bottles away. Really, I can't recommend the 3463 enough for wits and wheats.
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Basically, you can use any ale yeast with wheat malt and get a good ale.


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