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Wheat Beer

Postby fudd » Tue Apr 14, 2009 6:42 pm

OK this is my 4th all grain brew and here are my ingredients:


5.00 lbs. American 2-row info
4.00 lbs. English Wheat Malt
0.09 lbs. Weyermann CaraAmber
0.31 lbs. Weyermann CaraHell
.5 lbs. Oats Flaked info
0.29 oz. Cluster (Pellets, 7.00 %AA) boiled 60 min.
0.48 oz. Fuggle (Pellets, 4.5 %AA) boiled 15 min.
0.50 oz. Fuggle (Pellets, 3.9 %AA) boiled 1 min.
Yeast : WYeast 3068 Weihenstephan Weizen

Just looking for opinions on how long to secondary this beer. I will be force carbonating in a keg when done. Have not had any experience with wheat beers so any help would be much appreciated.
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Secondary

Postby Legman » Tue Apr 14, 2009 7:30 pm

This seems to be a Hefeweizen of sorts. That being the case, you would not want to secondary this at all. The use of a secondary is aid in clarifying the beer and letting the yeast floc out.
The yeast is big part of the flavor experience in a weizen. In saying that, and I may be wrong, but I don't ever remember having a weizen that was not in a bottle. Generally, you gently swirl the bottle to re-suspend the yeast when you pour it into the glass.
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Postby fudd » Tue Apr 14, 2009 7:42 pm

Well that sucks, I really didn't want to bottle. Couldn't I just shake the keg before I pour?. So your saying as soon as fermentation is done the beer is ready for carbonation?
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Postby Legman » Tue Apr 14, 2009 8:42 pm

Well, there's nothing that says you can't keg it. It's your beer, do with it what you want. I have often thought about just kegging a weizen myself. But the yeast really is part of the profile to those beer.

If you are going to bottle, I'd wait a least 2 weeks in the fermenter before you bottle. Weizen yeast generally does not floc well and there will be plenty of it still suspended for bottling.

I personally never use a secondary. This is a personal preference, but there is nothing wrong if you do use one. I usually leave mine in the fermenter for 3 weeks if bottling and 3-4 if I'm kegging. I find that my beer benefits from being on the yeast cake a bit longer. After fermentation, the yeast will start to eat up all the byproducts that are produced. It will take quite a bit longer before autolysis starts to happen. So you don't really need to worry about that happening. My beer is also crystal clear as if I was using a secondary. It's just one less step that I don't need to do.
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Two Things

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What is a "thumper tube"?

Postby billvelek » Wed Apr 15, 2009 12:12 pm

What is a "thumper tube"?

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Postby wottaguy » Wed Apr 15, 2009 5:32 pm

Hey there Bill....

I think a "thumper tube" is also called a "blow off tube".

Someone please correct me if i'm mistaken! LOL

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Correct

Postby brewmeisterintng » Wed Apr 15, 2009 7:08 pm

It is also called a blow off tube. It definitely makes a thumping sound while it is in action. Bottom line is there will be more than CO2 escaping from the top of the fermentor. If you rely on simply an air lock, you may be mopping the ceiling. :shock: Usually a Thumper Tube is a large diameter tube that can handle both the crousin and CO2 escaping.
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Mystery of the Universe

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