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Brown stone

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Hello everyone this is my first time asking a question on the site.

i am going to make a wiesse beer for the summer and i am looking to make it unique. ANY SUGGESTIONS WOULD BE GREAT. THANKS
 

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I'm bottling a wheat with citrus zest in it- as per FSR402's above-mentioned recipe- this weekend. It promises to be great.
 

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Sort of tough to make a weisse unique because if you go too far out of style, you are no longer making a weisse.

However, you have options. You could add fruit to the secondary. You could add a substantial flavor hop addition; maybe a Cascade addition at 20 minutes. You could add a number of spices including coriander and grains of paradise. Or you could add some dark crystal malt and give it a malty character and darken the color.

The possibilities are really endless, but like I said, you would not really be making a weisse anymore.
 

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cubbies said:
Sort of tough to make a weisse unique because if you go too far out of style, you are no longer making a weisse.

However, you have options. You could add fruit to the secondary. You could add a substantial flavor hop addition; maybe a Cascade addition at 20 minutes. You could add a number of spices including coriander and grains of paradise. Or you could add some dark crystal malt and give it a malty character and darken the color.

The possibilities are really endless, but like I said, you would not really be making a weisse anymore.
Save your specialty yeast and make it a plain old vanilla American Wheat beer first then flavor it...;)
 

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homebrewer_99 said:
Save your specialty yeast and make it a plain old vanilla American Wheat beer first then flavor it...;)
I agree. If you are looking at add ins, a generic american wheat would be a better base.
 
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WOW,
Thanks for all help, i am very suprised on how quickly i recieved responses. I guess i will just leave it alone and make a more "unique" beer next time. I am only on my 5th brew so does anyone have a good porter for my next batch? or any suggestions other than a porter for my next batch?

Thanks again
Brown stone
 
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