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Offline billranta

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Water Profile for Wheat Beer
« on: April 11, 2019, 06:42:00 PM »
Hey everyone.  What is the best Beersmith Water Profile for an American Wheat?

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Re: Water Profile for Wheat Beer
« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2019, 11:58:46 PM »
The thing about is that wheat beer is it is brewed all over Germany, Austria. For me it was always best with soft water. You should be fine with RO plus 50 -70 mg/L CaCl2. Nothing else.

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Re: Water Profile for Wheat Beer
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2019, 05:31:51 AM »
With an American Wheat, I opt for a malty profile so that I can emphasize the wheat character and minimize hop bitterness sensation.  The absolute 'Best' water profile is really dependent upon what you are looking for in your beer as far as aromas and taste.  In general, I am using hop varieties that give me fruity or floral aromas, so I like to pack them into the whirlpool and get taste and aroma without the accompanying bitterness.  Your goals may vary from this.
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