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So far the beer has been in primary fermentation for 11 days, and in bottles now for 4 days. When would you expect the beer would hit optimum flavor and when will it be drinkable/pleasant?

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Depending on the temperature at which you're storing it, it should be fully carbonated in 0 to 10 days. The best way to determine this is to open one up and try it and see if it's carbonated yet. If it's not yet, then give it a couple more days. Most wheat beers are not really meant for aging, so it should be pleasant/drinkable as soon as it is carbonated.

In my experience, most homebrew hits optimum flavor when you have 1-3 bottles remaining out of the batch.

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"In my experience, most homebrew hits optimum flavor when you have 1-3 bottles remaining out of the batch." This is too funny, I have the same experience.... My last 3 beers are always the best... –  user3653 Jul 24 '13 at 13:00

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