Homebrew Taste Test: American Wheat

A little over a month ago I brewed up a batch of Kent’s Hollow Leg American Wheat.   This beer aimed to be a crisp, wheaty, super-drinkable brew that Hillary could enjoy on the patio after a long day at work.  After 2 weeks spent in the primary fermenter and 2 more weeks in bottles, we decided to crack one of these babies open to see how things were progressing.

Our first reaction: eeehhhhh it’s oookkkkk… Continue reading

Brew Day – American Wheat

I spent the day brewing up an American Wheat using the Kent’s Hollow Leg recipe from the book Brewing Classic Styles.  American Wheat beers are characterized by an obvious grainy/wheaty taste.  The hoppiness can be quite variable across the style but never overwhelming.  This is also an excellent beer to add fruit to if desired. Continue reading