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Dancing Man Wheat - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

1,182 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 1,182
Reviews: 440
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 365
Gots: 87 | 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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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

udubdawg, Oct 11, 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%

jarrgal, Jun 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

weonfire, Sep 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

gpawned, Aug 18, 2013
Photo of OStrungT
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This beer pours a slightly hazy, light golden color, with a thick, fluffy white head. The head fades slowly, leaving a decent lacing.

This beer smells fruity. I can detect some banana, lemon, and orange. It also has a clovey aroma. Some coriander also makes an apperance.

This beer tastes like it smells. Colves, with some banana, ornage and lemon flavor. It is very good.

This beer is crisp and refreshing. It leaves a spicy covey aftertaste. It is highly carbonated, fitting the style well.

This beer might make a good session beer. The only problem is the alcohol content. It might be just a little high to enjoy too many.

Overall: A big thanks goes out to Orbitalr0x for this great beer. I am impressed. I guess I have pretty much been impressed with everything from New Glarus. Great beer.

OStrungT, Jan 11, 2009
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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

funkyaudio, Sep 05, 2014
Photo of RuckusDu
4.03/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Just what you want in a hefeweizen. Cloudy, light orange body with some wheat in it. Head is larger and pretty white - just slight orange.

S - A little bit of artificial pez like sugar aroma. Some wheat in it. Simple.

T - Great flavor. Orange, clove, and some cinnamon. Also simple and it fits the smell. Sweet.

M - Strong carbonation which holds up a lighter body. A little buttery on the tongue. Refreshing and nice.

O - This is not a crazy beer, but a real nice hefeweizen. Simple and sweet. Amazing how it is all the way up at 7.2%.

RuckusDu, Sep 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

Inglewood, Feb 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

craft_shannie, Nov 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

ahbithwabm, Aug 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

BColton1, Jul 10, 2013
Photo of Strix
4.08/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Hazy orange-tinted golden.

Smells delicious! Clove, banana, and bubblegum come through strongly.

Big time clove and bubblegum in the taste, along with the slightest hint of a spice, reminiscent of something by Unibroue.

A little bit thinner than I'd like, and I could sense this is higher ABV than a typical hefe, but it isn't drastically obvious.

This doesn't beat out some of the phenomenal German ones, but it's definitely a nice beer I'd gladly have again.

Strix, Oct 02, 2009
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4.35/5  rDev +3.1%

DCLAguy11, Sep 17, 2014
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5/5  rDev +18.5%

Rihup, May 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

MattSharpless, Aug 10, 2012
Photo of jamie2dope
4.03/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very cool to see a Hefeweizen that is higher up there in ABV. Dancing Man Wheat's color is a stunning golden orange, with just a touch of haze, and a quick to fade white head. Juicy fruits such as nectarines and clementines kick things off in the nose, followed by some clove and spice. The wheat shines through quite nicely as well. Lively carbonation accents the intense citrus flavors well, with a bit of chalky yeast towards the end. The body is medium overall, which works well with the amount of alcohol inside this beer. This one blurs the lines between Hefeweizen and pale Weizenbock. It is highly drinkable, but packed with flavor, and higher up there on the ABV scale. A completely unique beer we have here from the guys at New Glarus.

jamie2dope, Sep 27, 2010
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3/5  rDev -28.9%

BYOFB, Dec 02, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Mike, Apr 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

alysmith4, Oct 11, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -23%

JellyJacket, Sep 09, 2013
Photo of sukwonee
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Cloudy light orange color with 3-4 finger frothy head.

S: Clove, banana, peppery, lemon.

T: Banana, wheat, clove with lots of spice (maybe too spicy for a Hefe?) Lemon, Orange, pepper.

M: Medium thickness, good amount of carbonation.

O: Excellent. I actually prefer this one over Live Oak. I have never had a bad beer from New Glarus yet. Another excellent brew! World class.

sukwonee, Jun 18, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

schmidtmattsays, Jul 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

fuzzcherry, Nov 13, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

amishbooze, May 26, 2013
Dancing Man Wheat from New Glarus Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 1,182 ratings.