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Offline flapjack

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Wheat Beer Maturity
« on: July 30, 2010, 09:00:46 AM »
We have brewed four wheat beers so far and have noticed a pattern. After primary and secondary fermentations we keg the wheat beers and for about two weeks the beer gradually improves and then for about a week the beer tastes excellent then it starts to decline. At the club we call it the Wheat Beer Bell Curve



Does anybody else experience this with wheat beers? Is it normal? We have not noticed this pattern to be as extreme with other beers.
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Re: Wheat Beer Maturity
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2010, 09:07:33 AM »
yeah - that's pretty much normal. 

its silly to secondary a wheat beer though  ;)
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Re: Wheat Beer Maturity
« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2010, 09:21:04 AM »
yeah - that's pretty much normal. 

its silly to secondary a wheat beer though  ;)
+1 I agree on all points!
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