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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.

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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
25 Reviews
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Nice Summer Beer
I added a pound of dark unpasteurized honey about half an hour into the boil. Light flavor, goes well with citrus & fruit. Refreshing drink for hot days.
October 7, 2018
2 months ago
Great for your own exiperimental brews
Just bottled some cherry wheat beer using a 32 oz. bottle of Cherry Bay Orchards tart concentrate along with 1lb. of Brun Foncé Soft Belgian Candi Sugar. Tasted great right after fermentation was completed and before bottling and capping with a sugar cube. Should be really good after a couple of weeks. Hint: I use a 2.5 gallon Slimline Container that I fill with filtered refrigerator water that I place in our freezer right when my boil of the wort starts. When I remove the 2.5 gallons of wort after the boil and cool it down to 100 degrees in our sink I take the freezer container out and drain about 1.5 gallons of the chilled water into my fermenter and then add the wort. I top off the fermenter with the rest of the chilled water and this brings down the temp of the combination to 68 to 72 degrees. I can then immediately pitch the yeast.
September 5, 2018
11 months ago
All of the simply beer selections
I have made just about all of the simply beer kits and love every one.
August 13, 2018
3 months ago
For the budget, not the quality
Ridiculously easy extract kit to brew. Kit only contains malted and hops. No grains at all. Made for a clean and clear brew, but missing that flare and taste of the grains. Recommend this kit only if you're in a budget crisis and you wanna brew. Otherwise, stick with regular kids and skip the Beer, Simply beer kits. Won't buy this kit again.
July 10, 2018
4 months ago
I Like It A Lot
Everyone who tasted this one, including me, thought it was a very good beer. Nothing unexpected, I'll likely try this one again in the future.
July 7, 2018
1 year ago
I wouldn't want to be this beer in my house because your time on earth is really really short. Very good beer and will be doing another batch soon.
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Added May 16, 2018
May 16, 2018
6 months ago
Great brew,
Great brew, everything you need in a box. consistent flavor & carbonation. Also, Momma likes it ...!
You know what they say "If Momma's not happy, nobody's happy"
April 27, 2018
6 months ago
Honey wheat
Made a mini mash with honey malt and turned out very nice for such a nice priced 5 gallon kit!!
March 20, 2018
1 year ago
first time customer. had a lot of fun brewing, still have two weeks until I bottle first batch but I will be a repeat customer.
June 5, 2017
1 year ago
Non Committal
I am not a Heff guy, so this is the closest Wheat beer I have tried that I could drink regularly. This is what it says, simply a wheat beer. I preferred it to Hank's but that's me.
April 1, 2017
over 2 years ago
Customer Q&A
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Are 12 bottles enough for a single kit or should I get more?
A shopper on Feb 1, 2017
BEST ANSWER: These kits make 5 gal of beer
That's 640 oz total
You can fill
10 of 64oz growlers
53 of 12oz standard beer bottles
40 of 16oz flip top grolsh type beer bottles
25 of 750cc wine bottles
29 of 22oz beer bottles

Usually it's a little less than 5gal as you always leave a bit of yeast sediment from the fermenter or secondary.

I personally keg half my batch in a small 2.5 or 3 gal stainless keg that fits in my small kegerator and bottle the other half in 16oz flip top bottles that are easy to clean and reuse and are nice to share with friends. Pulling a fresh homebrew beer from a keg after a hard day at work with perfect temp and head is a joy that few hobbies can equal.
how long does the fermation take, some kits call for 2 weeks some longer before bottling?
A shopper on Jun 16, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Extract kits take about 2 weeks, but don't trust time. Watch your bubbler/trap for activity. If you don't see activity for a few minutes then it's probably done. Also, you can take specific gravity reading a few days apart to see any change. Of the first reading is anywhere close to 1.010 then it's ready to bottle. Hope this helps.

I brew n 5 gal units, is that what I'm buying?
A shopper on Jan 3, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes, it's in the description as well. I just made it with an extra 1lb of honey and 2 oz citra dry hopped.
What should be the general color or SRM for this beer? During secondary fermentation transfer, I couldn't help but notice the color was a bit more amber than what I've seen depicted in the photos.
A shopper on Jan 30, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I would say that is what I also noticed. I don't have a measurement for you, all I know is that when boiling, I added a handful of whole cascade hops to the wort and the end result with this kit was wonderful!
what malt extract is used in this kit?
A shopper on Jan 1, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The kit doesn't come with any grains. the malt extract that comes with it includes everything. I am sorry, but I don't remember the name on the bottle. If I get a chance, I will look to see if there's a copy of the paper at home. Otherwise, if you click on the details and instructions tab, it might say specifically what was in the kit...
What is the use-by date on the package? How long will it last in storage before I brew it? Thanks!
Nicholas H on Mar 2, 2017
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BEST ANSWER: I typically buy these kits 3 or 4 at a time and when I get the package, first thing I do is put the yeast packs in the fridge and the hops in the freezer. Both the yeast and the hops are said to be good for up to two years if unopened. I keep the boxes in the basement on the concrete floor, it is my understanding that as long as you keep the extract in a temp controlled area (60-70F) they should be fine for up to a year, some web sites even say 2 years. Happy Hopping!
What hops and/or flavor can I add to make this a special, tasty brew?
Max W on Jun 30, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I added 1lb fresh strawberries at flame out...then another lb when transferring to secondary. It wasn't overpowering. Subtle strawberry. Good kit for $20 and 2 lbs straws.
Hi, new to Brewing. Where can I find expected final gravity and abv for this beer? Can't find it anywhere in the package.
A shopper on May 19, 2017
BEST ANSWER: For the kit brewed, I added 3 pounds of Amber DME and got 1.078 OG, 1.026 FG (6.7% ABV). Still had good wheat flavor, not heavy or overpowering and not "hot" (alcohol). I know that's not a direct answer to your question, but, with the amount of added extract, it correlates fairly well with the answer from Greggory G.
Does this include the yeast?
B I on May 31, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes, theses kits include the yeast as well.
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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