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My First Wheat: No Foam Yet

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BVilleggiante

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I brewed my first all grain wheat and popped a bottle today to try it 8 days after priming it. According to the recipe I copied, I thought it said it would be ready to drink after 7 days, but today after 8 there is no foam and very little carbonation. I'm guessing I just need to wait longer, but I'm wondering if I've bottle conditioned at too low a temperature as well. The recipe said 38 degrees I thought. Is that too low or do I just need to wait longer or...both?
 

day_trippr

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A week is way, way too soon. Especially if you started chilling the bottles straight away after priming and capping.

When I bottled, I let the bottles sit near room temperature for two weeks, followed by two weeks conditioning in the fridge. Then they were always perfect...

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38F is too low to bottle carbonate.
70F for 3 weeks at minimum.
 
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