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Bell's Wheat Four Ale
Brewer: Bell's Brewery
Style: Weissbier - Dunkelweizen
Alcohol Content: 5.6%
The Project comprises five new ales, four in series and one specialty strong product.
The first four, Wheat 2, Wheat 4, Wheat 6 and Wheat eight are all made using 55% Wheat (either wholly or mostly malted) and 45% Barley malt.
The barley malt makeup is exactly the same in each of the four and consists of three different malts.
The total amount of grain in each of the four is also exactly the same, so each of them should have a virtually identical original gravity. The type and amount of hops in each of the four is exactly the same. And the processing through the brewhouse and fermentation is also exactly the same. The changing factors between the ales are the composition of the 55% of wheat used and the type and number of yeast strains used. Wheat 4 is made with four different wheats and four yeasts.
Wheats: White, Victory, Toasted sprouts, Torrefied.
Yeast: WLP550 Belgian, WLP570 Golden, Wheat Two blend