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Waimea Wicked Wave Wheat

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Waimea Wicked Wave Wheat

SKU: UBK10370

Catch the wave of a new hop variety by making a splash with this hybrid wheat and pale ale beer showcasing unique Waimea hops.
Waimea Wicked Wave Wheat Ale Extract Kit   ($34.00)

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Catch the wave of a new hop variety by making a splash with this hybrid wheat and pale ale beer showcasing unique Waimea hops. Flavors of fresh citrus swell up against the soft, bready malt backbone and then crash with notes of pine and a firm bitterness as this smooth sipper washes across your palate. Its light amber color is reminiscent of a spectacular sunset perched over an endless horizon of breaking surf, and capped off with a dense and lasting froth as endless as the waves themselves.

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Beer Style Wheat Beer
Origin of Style USA
Color Light
Gravity Level OG 1.050 - 1.060
Hop Rating (1-5) 2
Yeast Instructions

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Expect more towards the pale ale
I initially was a little disappointed with my first few pours as I expected more of the wheat than the pale ale. Now that I have come back to post a review and I read the description, I think it is pretty spot on. Expect more towards the pale ale end of the spectrum with the dry hopping adding the hoppiness and aroma you would expect. It finishes a little bitter but pretty clean. I thought it would be a little more 'drinkable' for the summer months. I like it, but I think the dry hopping pushed it beyond the flavor profile my wife likes to drink... more for me.
June 13, 2017
1 year ago
Your basic delicious pale ale
Was a little hesitant to try on the basis of just one review and a hop I was unfamiliar with, but I'm glad I did! Another great Midwest variation on the American Pale Ale theme. Used dry yeast, followed instructions to a T, 2 weeks in my Catalyst fermenter (draining the yeast after 1 and dry hopping through the airlock hole - a cinch), then 2 weeks in the bottle. It's going fast!
January 12, 2018
8 months ago
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Please list the ingredients.
W E on Jul 10, 2016
BEST ANSWER: 6 lb Wheat LME, 1 lb Golden Light DME, 3 oz Waimea hop pellets, 0.25 lbs of Briess Caramel 80L, 0.38 lbs of Briess Caramel 40L, 5 oz priming sugar. -Mike W, Midwest Supplies
This looks like a hoppy wheat, what are the IBU's?
A shopper on Apr 28, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Using a web IBU calculator with the hop spec's and hop addition schedule of the recipe, I get 45 IBU's for the 4.75 gal batch that gave me 37 pints bottled 9/10/16. I drank the last bottle 11/27/16; my logbook entry was "Good, basic flavorful beer".
What is the ABV for this beer? Looks good, sounds fantastic!!
Bunky1969 on Jul 7, 2016

Thanks for your question! The ABV for this beer will be around 5%.


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