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Beer. Simply Beer - American Wheat

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Beer. Simply Beer - American Wheat

SKU: BK10410

Designed for the purist…Beer. Simply Beer. It has everything you need to brew great beer and nothing you don’t. We’ve stripped away all the extras to reveal the very heart of a traditional American Wheat beer.


Designed for the purist…Beer. Simply Beer. It has everything you need to brew great beer and nothing you don’t. We’ve stripped away all the extras to reveal the very heart of a traditional American Wheat. The result? The most streamlined, straight-forward brewing experience ever. And a crisp, drinkable brew that combines notes of bready wheat malt and slightly spicy hops in perfect harmony.

Simple perfection. That is what Simply Beer is all about – recipes, ingredients and instructions designed to keep brew day simple, and deliver beer that’s perfect for everyday drinking and sharing.

Life is complicated. Beer. Simply Beer isn’t. Cheers!

5-Gallon Extract Recipe Kit Includes
  • Malt Extract
  • Dry Yeast
  • Hops
  • Priming Sugar
  • Brewing Instructions
Details & Instructions

Additional Information

Origin of Style USA
Color Light
Gravity Level OG 1.040 - 1.050
Hop Rating (1-5) 1

4.5 / 5.0
11 Reviews
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Honey Wheat home brews
Just bottled this today and am really happy with it. I increased it to a six gallon batch and added a 1/2# of honey toward the end of the boil. Today, I split it in half, added 3 oz. of priming sugar to each half. I added 4 oz. of blueberry extract to one three gallon batch and 4oz. of Raspberry extract to the other. The flavor or each was very good, not overpowering. My wife likes fruit beer and I think she'll like these brews. These simply beer kits are great for experimenting with.
July 21, 2016
Great value & quality
Great base for experimenting--brewed with honey and lavender, and going to try maple next. Will buy more!
September 16, 2016
Amazing for the price
I am enjoying every bottle. I would compare it to the best commercial wheat beers. I know I will be buying this more often. I am anxious to try the other Beer Simply Beer kits.
July 23, 2016
I made this beer a couple months ago. I used some 'fresh' whole hops grown in Central MN. I got such good responses from sharing it that before I knew it, my keg was empty and I hadn't gotten very much for myself. I ordered another kit right away, and once I get more hops, I will make another batch for sure.
January 6, 2017
1 month ago
Great base kit
I added a little red wheat malt, 0.5 oz coriander and some bitter orange peel. Added Citra hops to the last 15 minutes of the boil. Bottled after 1 month. My batch ended up right at 4%, very bitter at first, but has since mellowed out about 3 weeks in the bottle making a slightly exotic-tasting hoppy wheat ale. This is a great kit to tweak with if you are still unsure about making your own recipes. Keep making these great kits Midwest!
August 18, 2016
Great first beer kit
Great value and easy to brew for beginners. Added four packs of lemonade drink mix at bottling. First bottle was a bit too hoppy for my tastes. But after a week in the bottle and it calmed down and was great. Since these kits are easy and cheap they are perfect for experimenting. Next time I'll use cherry for a cherry wheat.
August 26, 2016
Tastes great!
I added 4oz of Cherry Extract to this one for a American Cherry Wheat. Now while the cherry taste was faint, the beer tasted very good. Next time I brew this one I'm going to add a can of the cherry puree to see if I can improve the cherry taste. Again thanks to Midwest for offering these recipe kits.
December 5, 2016
5 months ago
Just started brewing, but smells delicious.
Haven't gotten to bottling day yet, but brew day was awesome. Very nicely laid out kit. Got spring water from the local Walmart to avoid the chlorinated water from our tap and followed the instructions. I personally chose to use the Willamette hops for bittering and the Cascade for aroma. Smells absolutelty delicious. Can't wait for the first bottle to mature ...
November 28, 2016
2 months ago
Pretty good for the price
Note I am not a wheat beer drinker but this is pretty good for the price, comparable to many more expensive wheats I have had.
January 6, 2017
6 months ago
Okay beer but nothing outstanding or noteworthy about it.
November 25, 2016
8 months ago
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What's The ABV%?
B Y on Jun 9, 2016
BEST ANSWER: It depends on how fermentation goes, but it should pretty close to 4.0% ABV.
Does this include the yeast?
B I on May 31, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes, theses kits include the yeast as well.
The recipe for this kit calls for pilsen malt syrup and wheat malt syrup however the inventory list for the kit only includes wheat malt syrup. Perhaps this is a typo?
N A on May 20, 2016

Sorry, that is a typo. Thanks for spotting that, we'll send you a $5 e-mail gift card.
is that a 5 gal kit
J E on May 9, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes, this is a 5 gallon kit
What quantity does the kit make? Presumably 5 gallons?
J O on May 9, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes, these are 5 gallon kits

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