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Dancing Man Wheat - New Glarus Brewing Company

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1,158 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,158
Reviews: 439
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 360
Gots: 81 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Atron67 on 07-07-2007)
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Photo of beerfairy
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

A: Into the pint glass goes a pale orange pour, mostly clear until the last yeast-laden ounces are swirled and dumped in. A very nice white froth this beer has. Great carbonation streams through the glass. Lace sticks randomly in flecks and patches.

S: Nice aroma of cloves, spices and ripe banana.

T: Terrific flavor: bold spices (cloves, cinnamon, a little nutmeg), banana and a load of wheat taste.

M: Crisp feel, medium body, excellent carbonation that's active without being overbearing. I can't believe the 7% ABV, I could drink this all day.

D: Awesome flavor and aroma, definitely a hefeweizen I'd buy this regularly. Highly recommended.

beerfairy, Jan 18, 2009
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

1Nrwyscotch, Dec 08, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Mrrahn, Dec 20, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

ZEB89, Jul 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

YYZ, Aug 16, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

msnow34, Nov 13, 2012
Photo of jjayjaye
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a cloudy golden pale amber color with a HUGE stiff off white head that resists fading, decomposing like an ice cream float, leaving spotty patterns of Belgian lacing behind. The smell is AMAZING...Belgian yeast, harvest fruit, pears...banana. The mouth feel is lightly carbonated and full bodied...very smooth. Full flavored, the taste mirrors the nose. Sharing this with my sons...they are REALLY loving it! Where did this come from...definitely under my radar. True drinkability..very satisfying. Many thanks out to maximum12 for this opportunity!!!!

jjayjaye, Aug 01, 2009
Photo of bigpoppa67
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

bigpoppa67, Aug 13, 2012
Photo of jera1350
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Deep foggy amber color with extremely tight eggshell white head of suds.

Wheaty with clove and banana and a hint of lemon zest.

Like the nose. Heavy on the wheat! This is the best Hefe I've had.

Medium bodied. Big and rich. Two words I never thought I would say for a Hefeweizen. Slight sharpness from the carbonation activates a lot of flavor.

I can't even believe the ABV in this. This goes down so easy. Easily the best wheat beer I've had. Breaks a lot of stereotypes for this style. Outstanding beer!

jera1350, Aug 30, 2009
Photo of BrewerB
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Grabbed this in early summer 2011 during a Great Lakes region beer tour.

Poured into a 0.5L Staropramen glass. This is a pale, light gold color. Foam formation was massive, off-white and slightly rocky. Retention is good.

Freshly peeled banana features prominently in the nose, as one might expect from this style. Classic bubble gum noted underneath. Hops hard to detect but this is ok.

Flavor includes another nod to the banana but an equally present, balanced clove is here, too. Bready malt. Bitterness is rather low. Finishing dry.

Medium in body with a moderate/moderate high level of carbonation.

Though this beer has been in my fridge for roughly half a year, I'm very impressed with the subtle and balanced flavor profile it offers. The banana/clove/bready malt balance is well done leading to well rounded profile that makes for an enjoyable session.

BrewerB, Jan 06, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

AKuehn47, Aug 01, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Fitzmke, Feb 04, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

vikinghorn, Jul 07, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

DRBiser, Sep 01, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

SnOwRiDe1080, Apr 16, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

NooseJustice, Dec 01, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

jimmygord, Jul 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

scottwurst, Oct 08, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Alpar, Jul 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

psmith161, Jan 13, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

egrace84, May 15, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Bauman1535, May 21, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Sparky44, Mar 24, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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Dancing Man Wheat from New Glarus Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 1,158 ratings.