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Dancing Man Wheat - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

1,073 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 1,073
Reviews: 434
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 11.37%
Wants: 351
Gots: 66 | FT: 4
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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Ratings: 1,073 | Reviews: 434 | Display Reviews Only:
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JohnBoyMilwaukee

Wisconsin

2.5/5  rDev -40.8%

12-22-2012 16:35:47 | More by JohnBoyMilwaukee
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Fargrow

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -40.8%

06-11-2013 03:10:27 | More by Fargrow
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Travitten

Iowa

2.5/5  rDev -40.8%

07-06-2014 23:11:14 | More by Travitten
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brdc

Wisconsin

2.88/5  rDev -31.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Small capped bottle.
Looking into other reviews, it almost seems like I had a different brew. This one looks nice, golden and cloudy, with a massive white head. A pleasant, but unidimensional and overwhelming banana aroma opens to a beer with excessive taste of bananas, some grains, with something off I cannot really define. It does taste good, and over a little over 3-4 minutes, the aroma gets too much. I did not finish mine. Disappointing.

Serving type: bottle

09-10-2007 23:39:12 | More by brdc
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mykd

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -28.9%

07-19-2012 22:00:11 | More by mykd
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IdrinkGas

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -28.9%

01-04-2012 01:47:42 | More by IdrinkGas
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WiscoBrewsco

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -28.9%

06-08-2013 23:43:47 | More by WiscoBrewsco
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BEERWOLF1951

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -28.9%

10-07-2012 14:39:25 | More by BEERWOLF1951
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sweetpaulie73

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -28.9%

01-01-2012 03:56:56 | More by sweetpaulie73
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TS057

North Dakota

3/5  rDev -28.9%

08-30-2013 21:39:03 | More by TS057
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schomber

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -28.9%

11-19-2011 22:30:05 | More by schomber
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tvoss99

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -28.9%

06-09-2014 16:18:04 | More by tvoss99
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BYOFB

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -28.9%

12-02-2012 05:22:43 | More by BYOFB
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Vukusich

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -28.9%

06-09-2014 03:27:02 | More by Vukusich
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cosine


3/5  rDev -28.9%

01-15-2013 20:20:36 | More by cosine
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WaywardSeaman

Virginia

3/5  rDev -28.9%

11-23-2012 21:29:03 | More by WaywardSeaman
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brewcrew12


3/5  rDev -28.9%

07-15-2012 18:48:15 | More by brewcrew12
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rocklibster

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -28.9%

01-16-2012 15:21:02 | More by rocklibster
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MighHighBrewer

Colorado

3.01/5  rDev -28.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Enjoyed on 7/18/13 from a bottle.

A: Initial pour results in a large, puffy white head that slowly dissapates over the next 2 minutes. Little to no head apparent afterward. Beer pours a remarkably clear straw, light yellow color. Very little haze or sediment present - odd since I expected a cloudy brew.

S: A very subtle nose of clove, banana, and a small tinge of lemon. Nothing special.

T&M: Very spice-forward for a wheat beer. Initial citrus hoppy flavors quickly give way to spice overtones - clove, pepper, and cinnamon mainly. Cinnamon lingers on the tongue long after the sip. Banana flavors are present, but in very small amounts. The beer is quite effervescent - typical for the style but not quite my taste.

O: On the fruit::spice continuum of wheat beers, this is probably the most spice-forward brew I've ever had. If that's your thing, you'll absolutely love this beer. Me - not so much. It's too cinammon-y ...especially on the back-end. Additionally, I find the beer a tad too carbonated. To make this beer better, I'd dial down the carbonation and spice additions....but I understand what they were going for.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2013 01:15:24 | More by MighHighBrewer
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TATTORSO

Illinois

3.03/5  rDev -28.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 oz. bottle Hazy, honey colored pour into an 8 oz. tasting stange. Silky smooth, 2 finger butter colored head with some soapy lacing.

The nose is predominantly ripe banana, fresh ground clove, allspice, lemon rinds & bubble gum (?)!WOW

Not surprising that the taste follows the nose closely with a little more definition. Sweet bubble gum, warm banana bread, brown sugar, cloves & honey. There's a slightly medicinal after taste. A tart crisp finish with a hint of pepper. The spices are now more pronounced in the nose...brisk & refreshing.

The mouth is well carbonated, smooth & creamy with a clean, lingering texture on the tongue.
I can't help but be reminded of Christmas potporri.

Pretty easy to drink considering the ABV. This was a relatively unfamiliar style for me & my ability to compare is limited. A little too clove-y for me & one was enough...probably not something I'd go out of may way for again, but worth trying.

Serving type: bottle

08-03-2008 02:40:03 | More by TATTORSO
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WJVII

Wisconsin

3.08/5  rDev -27%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured into a pint glass this beer had an orange, cloudy golden color. A nice creamy white head with good lacing. This beer had a very spicy aroma. There was hints of clove, orange and a bit of ginger. It was nice and creamy with a solid wheat after taste, similar to other beers in this category. This is a nice summer brew, but wouldn't hold up in the winter months in WI. This was a good beer, but not my favorite New Glarus brew.

Serving type: bottle

08-18-2007 17:56:17 | More by WJVII
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trbergman

Illinois

3.15/5  rDev -25.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass.

A - Yellow-orange with one inch of dense and creamy white foam.

S - Somewhat muted aroma with an even balance of banana and clove.

T - Nice banana and clove esters with a slightly sour citrus tang. Sweet malty breadiness that becomes a little cloying. A tad boozy for my taste, and I can't decide whether the cinnamon flavor is a good touch.

M - Medium body, smooth and creamy. Good carbonation.

D - This is closer to weizenbock territory than hefeweizen. Alcohol is too high and while I do like a sweeter hefe, this is a bit much. Realistically, I can't drink more than one in a sitting.

Serving type: bottle

08-26-2010 03:04:31 | More by trbergman
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raznug

Ohio

3.2/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: It pours orange in color with well over an inch of fluffy white head. It is very hazy as a wheat beer should be.4
Smell: It is nothing but cloves in the aroma almost over powering with the first sniff.3
Taste: Cloves, banana, and cinnamon are the dominant flavors. I am guessing they were going for hefeweizen style wheat. Wow that is a lot of clove.3
Mouthfeel: The beer flows nicely around the palate easy drinking a good beer for a warm summer day.3.5

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2011 13:43:44 | More by raznug
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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -23%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottle: Poured a hazy yellow color wheat with a medium foamy head with average retention and some minimal lacing. Aroma of cloves are dominating with some discernable wheat and overall a quite big malt base. Taste is a mix between some cloves and some big malt base and is not as close to the style as I was expecting. Either there is too much wheat and the beer is veering toward a wheat wine or maybe there is too much barley but I thought the malt base was too sweet for the style and didn't provide enough refreshment. Also, at the risk of sounding too traditional, I would have like if more banana ester would have showed. Definitely not the best weizen out there and probably over rated and not the best beer from a very good brewer.

Serving type: bottle

09-25-2008 19:29:43 | More by Phyl21ca
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kdwruck

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -23%

06-08-2014 01:18:47 | More by kdwruck
Dancing Man Wheat from New Glarus Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 1,073 ratings.