American Wheat – 5 Gallon Recipe Kit


American Wheat extract recipe kit 5 gallons


Like their German cousins, American wheat beers feature large proportions of malted wheat in the grain bill and are naturally a bit cloudy in appearance. American wheat beers have more hop character and are fermented with a milder-tasting yeast than their German counterparts.

Approx. Original Gravity: 1.050
Approx. Final Gravity: 1.012
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 5.0%
Bitterness: 19 IBUs
Approx. Color: 5 SRM
Ideal Fermentation Temperature: 67°F
Average Fermentation Days: 5-7

Kit contents:

  • Specialty malts (crushed together in one bag)
  • Liquid malt extract
  • Hops
  • Dry yeast
  • Priming sugar
  • 55 Bottle caps
  • Muslin grain bag
  • Step by step instructions

 You will also need (not included):

  • 5 gallon brew pot
  • Big T Basic Starter Kit
  • 2 cases of 12oz or 22oz beer bottles