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Dancing Man Wheat - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

1,126 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 1,126
Reviews: 437
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 356
Gots: 75 | FT: 2
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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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

01-16-2012 05:15:45 | More by ygtbsm94
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windelbo

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +18.5%

01-15-2012 01:31:27 | More by windelbo
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imperialking

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.2%

01-13-2012 20:13:43 | More by imperialking
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CWhite

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

01-10-2012 17:09:16 | More by CWhite
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enelson

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

01-10-2012 15:57:19 | More by enelson
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Spider889

Ohio

4.38/5  rDev +3.8%

Thanks to Clint for this sixer in our trade at JO's. This is a style is usually avoid, but this proved to be a really amazing beer.

Poured into a Duvel tulip. Produced a tall dense white meringue of head, with excellent staying power. The beer appears appropriately unfiltered, though not overly cloudy either.

The aroma is everything you'd expect out of a good hefeweizen: clove and ripe banana, moderate sweetness tempered by light doughy wheat malt.

The flavor is surprisingly clean and smooth. Normally the estery quality of wheat beers turns me off quickly, but Dancing Man just keeps cruising, and I keep drinking.

Coating mouthfeel, full bodied for the style. This brew's a mouthful in the best ways possible.

Overall this is just one more example of how solid a brewery New Glarus is.

01-10-2012 05:38:38 | More by Spider889
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

3.95/5  rDev -6.4%

First had: bottle thrown as part of a trade/buy from Brian/Beerisheaven. Thanks!

I poured this one into my Zero Gravity tumbler. A pale, golden yellow liquid, clear but for a little bit of yeast sediment. Poured with an initial huge mass of foamy white head that almost filled the glass, but soon calmed down to a thin layer. Champagne-like carbonation. Aroma of grains and spicy wheat, light banana esters. Taste is very nice, with notes of grains, typical wheat profile, but with the banana noted in the nose coming to prominence mid-palate, leaving no doubt that this is a hefeweizen. Breadiness and light spice also noticed. Medium in body, a bit sticky at first, but overall smooth, crisp and flavorful. Goes great with food, and is generally an extremely drinkable brew.

01-09-2012 23:33:40 | More by Rifugium
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BrewerB

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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.

01-06-2012 03:06:57 | More by BrewerB
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cmannes

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -5.2%

01-04-2012 21:16:34 | More by cmannes
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IdrinkGas

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -28.9%

01-04-2012 01:47:42 | More by IdrinkGas
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corby112

Pennsylvania

4.3/5  rDev +1.9%

Pours a dark golden yellowish-orange color that is pretty hazy with a two finger, frothy white head that very slowly fades into a thick, lasting cap. Chunks of soapy lacing left behind.

Spicy aroma with lots of peppery clove character along with some bready yeast, citrus peel and banana. The banana and orange/lemon peel notes become more prominent as it warms countering the heavy spice character.

Full bodied with a really nice balance of zesty spice, bready yeast, light fruit and citrus. Like the aroma, there is a ton of zesty spice up front with a strong clove presence that lingers throughout into a slightly tart, dry finish. This is countered by the yeast presence that adds fullness to the palate and gives off hintsnof bread and banana. Toward the finish there is some more sweetness with a nice lemon/orange peel flavor. Excellently balanced, very flavorful and refreshing with no trace of alcohol making it dangerously drinkable. Probably the best American interpretation of the style.

01-03-2012 03:57:33 | More by corby112
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Mrpickles

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -5.2%

01-02-2012 23:58:21 | More by Mrpickles
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whartontallboy

New York

4/5  rDev -5.2%

01-02-2012 22:24:54 | More by whartontallboy
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sweetpaulie73

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -28.9%

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

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -5.2%

12-31-2011 22:51:46 | More by plumcrazyfx
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Microbrewtaster

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

12-27-2011 20:52:07 | More by Microbrewtaster
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nick930

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

12-27-2011 20:04:20 | More by nick930
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reyolb

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

12-26-2011 04:35:35 | More by reyolb
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jophish17

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

12-24-2011 11:39:20 | More by jophish17
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eroc360

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +18.5%

12-21-2011 09:17:08 | More by eroc360
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volta

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +18.5%

12-21-2011 01:23:30 | More by volta
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Mrrahn

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

12-20-2011 22:31:57 | More by Mrrahn
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milwaukee512

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

12-20-2011 17:02:30 | More by milwaukee512
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TasteTester

Ohio

5/5  rDev +18.5%

12-17-2011 02:22:37 | More by TasteTester
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BuckettOfBeer

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

12-16-2011 04:06:41 | More by BuckettOfBeer
Dancing Man Wheat from New Glarus Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 1,126 ratings.