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Offline roguejim

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Great Western Wheat...German Wheat
« on: November 11, 2010, 02:32:15 AM »
I guess one is white wheat, and the other is red wheat.  Will a hefe suffer noticeably if domestic wheat malt is used over the imported German variety?




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Re: Great Western Wheat...German Wheat
« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2010, 05:50:41 AM »
Probably not, but FWIW, as a rule of thumb, I try to use the malt from the country of origin for the style of beer that I am brewing.

In a pinch it will be okay.
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Re: Great Western Wheat...German Wheat
« Reply #2 on: November 11, 2010, 05:05:13 PM »
Probably not, but FWIW, as a rule of thumb, I try to use the malt from the country of origin for the style of beer that I am brewing.

In a pinch it will be okay.


Yeah, I hear you.  Although, I interchange Belgian pils malt with German pils malt when brewing a German pils.  Zero difference that I can tell...

The domestic wheat is running $50 at the LHBS, but I'll bite the bullet and order the German variety.  I don't do things "in a pinch".