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Old 03-16-2006, 04:09 AM   #1
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Default Just bottled the Weissen

I just bottled my HefeWeissen, I bottled about three gallons and left two in the secondary. I then threw a pound or so of blueberries (that I pasteurized) into the rest of the brew that was in the secondary. I can't wait to try the weissen this spring and I can't wait to bottle the blueberry wheat next week.

That second fermentation from the blueberries is to be expected, right? And, is the abv gonna go up because of this?


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Old 03-16-2006, 07:14 AM   #2
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No replies, whats the deal?


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Old 03-16-2006, 12:09 PM   #3
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I didn't really see a question that could be answered, sorry.

BTW- it's weizen (wheat) or weisse (white) but not 'weissen'.
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Old 03-16-2006, 05:35 PM   #4
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Um, I lived in Eching, Bavaria. It can be any of them, the -en just means its plural. And here's the question I asked:
"That second fermentation from the blueberries is to be expected, right? And, is the abv gonna go up because of this?"
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Old 03-16-2006, 05:40 PM   #5
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since you are adding more sugar with the berries, you should expect additional fermentation and an increse in ABV (although, it might only be a small amount.)

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Old 03-16-2006, 07:06 PM   #6
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Cool, thanks.
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Sorry, didn't realize that was a question - thought was more of a rhetorical thing.

When I lived in Prussia (Berlin) I would have been laughed at and quickly corrected if I had referred to a beer type in the plural sense.

Must be a Bavarian thing.
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when I lived in germany (Stuttgart) the plural form was often used when talking about beer types.

Must be a BERLIN thing.

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Alright you win 2-1. It's the Wessies beating up the Ossies again.

Let's just enjoy our beerses, OK?
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Sounds good to me!


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