Red wheat malt? Help, please

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I'm working in Beersmith with a recipe that calls for red wheat. I am not familiar with it, Beersmith doesn't list it and I don't know what its properties are, ie SRM and the like.

A huge cup of gratitude to anybody who can help.

I searched (quickly, it's bedtime for the kids) and couldn't find much.
 

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Honestly, I've used both white and red wheat interchangeably on the same recipe without any perceptible difference in flavor.

What are you brewing?
 
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Honestly, I've used both white and red wheat interchangeably on the same recipe without any perceptible difference in flavor.

What are you brewing?
AHS Rot Weiss.

I'm just curious as to whether I should just use the wheat malt in Beersmith or if I should do another entry. If the latter, it would be nice to know color and potential gravity.
 

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According to the AHS ingredient listings, white wheat is 2-4L, and red wheat is 5.8-7.3L. I don't expect much potential gravity difference - AHS describes both as being used up to 5% for head retention and up to 50% in wheat beers, and just mentions that red is slightly darker.
 
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According to the AHS ingredient listings, white wheat is 2-4L, and red wheat is 5.8-7.3L. I don't expect much potential gravity difference - AHS describes both as being used up to 5% for head retention and up to 50% in wheat beers, and just mentions that red is slightly darker.
Found that, too. Thanks. :mug:
 
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