Backyard Wheat Beer

Source: Bruce Truesdell
Recipe added: 01/13/00
URL: Bruce Truesdell

This was my first attempt at a wheat beer and believe it or not this recipe is my own invention so I wasn't sure how it was going to turn out. My wife, who usually doesn't like homebrews, even liked it. I did start the yeast the day before which helped alot.


Recipe type: Extract
Batch Size: 5 gal
Starting Gravity: 1.040
Finishing Gravity: 1.011
Time in Boil: 45 min
Primary Fermentation: ~68 deg
Secondary Fermentation: none
Additional Fermentation: none



Steep flaked wheat until water boils then remove and rinse with about a cup of water. Add extract, malt and hops and boil for 45 min. Pitch yeast at 68 deg.
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