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Easy Wheat Extract Kit
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Easy Wheat Extract Kit

Item #: BKA002
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Rated 4.5 out of 5, based on 4 reviews
Availability: In Stock
$37.99

Light, crisp, and refreshing with strong banana and clove notes. This versatile beer is a good base for German or American-style wheat beers or fruit beers. Change up the yeast to match the style of beer you desire. Took a 3rd place at the Indiana State Fair Brewers Cup.

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Liquid wheat extract with a little pale malt and carapils for body provide a versatile base beer that is light, crisp, and refreshing. For a German style wheat beer with the signature banana/clove flavors, use Wyeast 3068 Weihenstephan or 3056 Bavarian wheat yeasts. For a more neutral American wheat beer flavor, try Wyeast 1010 American Wheat yeast. This beer works well as the base for fruit beers. To compliment the fruit, try a yeast that provides a bit of sweetness in the finish, such as Wyeast 1272 American Ale II or Wyeast 1187 Ringwood Ale.

Kit Details

Complete instructions are included with the beer kit. Our instructions include target gravity levels, hop addition times, suggested and required equipment lists, and all the important brewing steps! If you need any help, you can just call us!

All of our extract kits come with malt extract, hops, specialty grains (pre-crushed), grain bag, instructions, and yield 5 gallons of delicious homebrew. Yeast is not included but we've provided a selection of recommended yeast (liquid and dry) that you can add to your order in the drop downs above. Clarifying agents (i.e. Irish moss) and priming sugar can be purchased separately.

Kit Yield: 5 Gallons
Alcohol by Volume (ABV): 4.6 - 5.3%
Intl. Bittering Units (IBUs): 13 - 17
Standard Ref. Method (SRM - Color): 4 - 5
Original Gravity: 1.048 - 1.052
Final Gravity: 1.011 - 1.014
Yeast Starter Suggested? No
Beer Kit Instructions: Click Here »

Reviews

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Excellent Hefeweizen
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This recipe was my first attempt at home brewing. The recipe was easy to follow and overall I'd say both the brew day and bottling day were very enjoyable. I initially tried the beer 5 days after bottling. There was plenty of carbonation but the flavor was a bit lacking for my taste. After 10 or so days in bottle, the flavor has gone from so-so to excellent. I didn't bother taking gravity readings, so I have no idea what the ABV is. Either way, the beer is delicious. I'd highly recommend this recipe to anyone who is a fan of wheat beer!
Jan 27, 2015  |  By Ryne
Great Kit!
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I made this kit and added some raspberry puree to it and it turned out really good! Would make this again in a heartbeat!
Mar 3, 2014  |  By Casey
Good Wheat
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This easy wheat is very good. I would recommend against the wyeast (for some reason I can taste this weird flavor in them). The wheat is great. This is a good beer and you are definitely going to enjoy it. The only recommendation I can make is to get a third Bavarian wheat and add it just like the other two. It is really going to bring out the wheat in the beer that is otherwise lacking. All this being said, I found the brew greatly enjoyable. This is one people will come over and drink and find it to be one hell of a good beer. I promise if you brew the beer you are going to enjoy it and all your friends are going to love it.
Feb 20, 2014  |  By Rob Bowman