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Written by Mark Emiley   
Tuesday, 15 July 2008 19:26

Though wheat malt is usually blamed for causing haziness in beer, the same proteins that cause that haziness greatly increase mouthfeel and head retention.  Fortunately, a small amount of wheat malt contributes much more to head retention than to haziness.  With every batch of beer I make, I try to add between an ounce to a quarter pound of some sort of wheat malt (recently I have been using Victory Wheat).  The resulting beers end up with a long lasting crown without any noticeable differences in clarity.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 July 2008 19:27
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