Flaked Wheat Oz
Mash Ready Wheat Flakes will greatly increase head retention and body when used in an amount as low as 8% of your total grist. Can be used in amounts of up tp 40% of grist total.
Lovibond: 2 L
As an alternative to Malted Wheat, Flaked Wheat provides a pleasant wheat like sweetness to finished beers even in proportions of about 10% of the grist.
For a version of British style Wheaton Ale, specify a malt bill with 57.7% UK Pale ale malt, 17.3% Flaked Wheat, 9.5% German Munich Malt, 6.9% Torrified Wheat, 4.7% German Carafoam, and 4% German Acid Malt if necessary. If further acidification is not required, replace the Acid Malt with UK Pale Malt. O.G. 1.046 F.G. 1.012
Hop with Northdown @ 60 minutes for 12.1 IBUs and UK Kent Goldings @ 60 minutes for 5.9 IBUs followed by UK Challenger @ 15 minutes remaining to achieve 6.2 IBUs for a total of 24.1IBUs
Ferment with Wyeast Thames Valle yeast 1275 at 68F.