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Dancing Man Wheat - New Glarus Brewing Company

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1,208 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,208
Reviews: 441
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 11.16%
Wants: 368
Gots: 93 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +1%

Brabander, Jul 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

BColton1, Jul 10, 2013
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3.99/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours like a German hefe, with an impressive head that tops the goldenstraw liquid, leaving all matter of lacing around the glass

Smell: Bananas, wheat and clove

Taste: Like the smell, a nice banana and clove character with the wheat trailing behind

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation; could be a bit creamier

Overall: A very nice example of the style by a brewery that has yet to disappoint

brentk56, Jul 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

muddyh2oblues, Jul 08, 2013
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vikinghorn, Jul 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5%

dvmky, Jul 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

LJMaday, Jul 06, 2013
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5/5  rDev +18.8%

envinoveri, Jul 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

DrIPA, Jul 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -16.9%

TonyTalon, Jul 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5%

ipc2000, Jul 05, 2013
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5/5  rDev +18.8%

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4/5  rDev -5%

jzlyo, Jul 05, 2013
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3.89/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - pours a straw yellow color with a billowing white head that settles to form a creamy layer

S - nose is made up of spicy nutmeg, cloves, an bubblegum

T - starts off with sweet bubblegum flavors which move on to a nice wheat malt base. The bubble gum erupts on the back end and really dominates the finish. A very subtle hop presence in the finish, however the bubblegum yeast flavors really overwhelm everything.

M - full and smooth bodied

D - overall, this is a really nice hefeweizen, especially from this side of the pond. I think the bubblegum was cranked up a bit too much for my liking, but that being said, this is in the same league as the big time German players in the hefe game.

birchstick, Jul 02, 2013
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3.9/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

12oz bottle

A: Cloudy yellow with a fluffy white head. Leaves some residual legs.

N: Clove, banana, cinnamon. Plenty of malt sweetness through the nose. Peppercorn spice.

T: Somewhat spicy with a long bitter finish tucked over the malt and grain. Really nice for such a light beer.

M: Somewhat fluffy and filling/bready.

O: Really impressive for the style. I think this would make Weihenstephaner proud.

Sarlacc83, Jul 01, 2013
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3.85/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle poured into a New Glarus 20th Anniversary Pilsner Glass.

The beer pours a hazy golden copper color, visible bubbles rising from the bottom to the top of the glass with a big fluffy, white head that vanishes quickly and leaves no lacing behind. The aroma is a nice balance of banana and clovey yeast, pale wheat and sweet grain and a bit of cracked peppercorn. The flavors are right in line, lots of banana, wheat, sweetcorn, clove and lemon with some sweet pale bready grain and an earthy pepper presence and a bit of saltiness. The body is nice, carbonation is a bit lower than anticipated, but it coats the mouth well and finishes with a nice creamy touch and just a touch of prickly bubbles.

Verdict: A decent Hefeweizen from New Glarus, and honestly, a bit of a letdown from this brewery. This still hits the mark as a refreshing seasonal but compared to some of the other lagers that New Glarus makes, this one just seems to fall short.

kevanb, Jun 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

brewer007, Jun 29, 2013
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NappyB, Jun 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

jschott75, Jun 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

Zaphog, Jun 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

Sweffin, Jun 25, 2013
Dancing Man Wheat from New Glarus Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 1,208 ratings.