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Briess Soft Red Wheat Flakes 50 lb

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Briess Soft Red Wheat Flakes are the perfect addition to your beermaking repertoire. These flakes impart a light, wheaty flavor that is perfect for use in wheat beers and other wheat-based brews. They are easy to work with, and can be mashed right into your wort with minimal preparation. The light and fluffy flakes can be used as a replacement for wheat malt, or as an adjunct to add more body and flavor to your beer. Their light color will also help to keep your beer light and bright. With Briess Soft Red Wheat Flakes, you can brew up a light and refreshing wheat beer perfect for any time of year.

They are a great way to add head retention to many styles of beer. Small additions will not contribute to color change. Try some soft red wheat in your next brew and impress your friends with a great looking head on your homebrew.

 

 

OTHER PRODUCTS YOU MIGHT NEED

london-beer-yeast1.png Yeast

Your yeast selection has a big impact on your overall flavor profile and mouthfeel. You have lots of choices that will work well with Briess Soft Red Wheat Flakes.

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One Step Cleaner

If you are purchasing Briess Soft Red Wheat Flakes, you're getting ready to make beer and need to wash your equipment. 

hopsHops

Hops is the main bittering agent in beer. You can select from a huge line of hop varietals from Hop Union to suit any brewers needs. The freshest hops for your next homebrewing endeavor. All hops are from YHC.    

brew-pot.pngBrew Pots

The pot pictured is an 8 gallon pot that is perfect for a beer kit or a standard 5 gallon batch. 

wart-chiller.pngWort Chillers and Thermometers

Wort Chillers and Thermometers are long term investments. It is important to chill your wort quickly. The quicker you chill it the stronger the cold break will be. You also need a good thermometer because high powered boiling changes more rapid temperature fluctuations. 

SiphonsSiphons

Auto-siphons are a great luxury item to have in your brew equipment. Once you have one you will never go without one again. Don't forget to use a heavy duty sanitizer to clean it since you don't want to replace it as often as hoses. A good sanitizer for that job is Five Star San. 

FermenterFermenters

 If you are using Briess Soft Red Wheat Flakes, you are getting ready to ferment some beer. Here's a link to our fermenter equipment.

minijet-tubing-34987-97929.jpgHoses

 Many people reuse their hoses for far too long. Replacing your hoses often or even using as single use items is highly recommended with beer making. 

4708-anti-splash-funnel-95307-32839.jpgFunnels

Pouring your wort into a carboy can be tricky. Use a big funnel made just for the job. They even have different mesh screens to remove particles.

AirlocksAirlocks

All that healthy yeast is going to make a lot of gas and you'll be needing an airlock to let it out, and not let anything in. It is recommended to replace airlocks often. Because they never physically touch the beer, the sanitation risk is too often overlooked. Bacteria can spread without physical contact in a closed environment and plastic stubbornly harbors bacteria. 

yeast-starter.pngYeast Starters

Making a yeast starter is a great way to avoid stuck fermentation and also get high yeast counts that allow the final cells to clean up after themselves, reducing off flavors and aromas. Higher populations means less yeast stress and less risk of off-flavors.  They help make better beer and can be used with Briess Soft Red Wheat Flakes. Use the right equipment to make the job easy. Flask, Foam Stopper, and Airlock. 

 

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 DID YOU KNOW?

In December, 2011, the record for the largest coffee bean mosaic was set in Tirana, Albania using over a million beans. The mosaic measures more than 75 square feet!