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Dancing Man Wheat - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

1,114 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 1,114
Reviews: 437
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 354
Gots: 73 | 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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GimmeGumballHead

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-03-2013 15:32:39 | More by GimmeGumballHead
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hochief

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +18.5%

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NickSMpls

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +18.5%

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Anonymous1

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.2%

06-01-2013 15:08:09 | More by Anonymous1
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Roger85

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

06-01-2013 02:49:30 | More by Roger85
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Woodman70

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-01-2013 01:44:26 | More by Woodman70
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KFBR392

Illinois

3.96/5  rDev -6.2%

Appearance: Massive head on the pour, light and foamy which dissipated but was present throughout. Above average active carbonation. Golden color with some accents of slightly burnt orange.

Smell: A lot of the traditional wheat and leafy greens. But below those is a peculiar soapy aroma which I can't really get past. It isn't that offensive and doesn't ruin the aroma for me but is distracting. The wheat and yeast is very bright and there is some solid hop balance as well.

Taste: Bubbly champaign texture greets the palette right away. That quickly gives way to a creamy wheat front. Delicious leafy greens pop through and give this brew a ton of depth in the middle of this brew. No off tastes or anything like in the aroma. For having such a high abv for a Hefeweizen, you do not get any of the alcohol. The lighter body leaves a little to be desired in the aftertaste as this beer fades away rather quickly.

Mouthfeel: Very light, is an incredibly easy drinker but could use some more body.

Overall: I'm a little conflicted about this one. Some aspects I absolutely love and others I am not crazy about. The front and middle tastes of this beer are absolutely outstanding which makes this a memorable beer.

05-31-2013 04:48:08 | More by KFBR392
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straightlambic

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

05-29-2013 18:44:03 | More by straightlambic
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dasmusik

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

05-28-2013 21:59:33 | More by dasmusik
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pmoney

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

05-28-2013 14:44:19 | More by pmoney
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MattyG85

Minnesota

4.38/5  rDev +3.8%

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a tall New Glarus Signature Pilsner Glass.

Appearance: Pours a hazy yellowish golden orange with a lot of bubbles. Huge five finger white head with decent retention. Leaves a good amount of lacing on the glass.

Smell: A sweet and fruity wheat driven aroma with some good spice hints. Lots of wheat with some clove, pepper, and cinnamon spices. Huge aroma of bananas all around. Bready pale malts with hints of biscuit, cereal grains, straw, and yeast. Subtle citrus orange and lemon hints. Also some bubblegum hints and honey sweetness. Earthy and floral hints of hops in the background. A really nice Hefeweizen aroma.

Taste: Like the aroma hints, a big wheat and spice driven taste with lots of banana esters. Big taste of wheat upfront. Good mix of clove, pepper, and cinnamon spices. Big taste of bananas throughout as well as some bubblegum. Also some fruit notes of citrus orange and lemon. Bready pale malts with notes of biscuit, cereal grains, yeast, and straw. Some sweet honey like notes. Decent backing of earthy and floral hops towards the finish. Very wheat and banana forward. Pretty good taste.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation. Creamy, crisp, and pretty smooth. Starts sweet and finishes fairly dry.

Overall: A very good American take on the Hefeweizen style. Very good banana fruit flavors and spice. One of the better non- German versions.

05-28-2013 06:56:54 | More by MattyG85
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Tracker83

Michigan

4/5  rDev -5.2%

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amishbooze

Michigan

4/5  rDev -5.2%

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jberger327

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

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Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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Illinois

5/5  rDev +18.5%

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Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

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New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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New Jersey

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Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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Iowa

4/5  rDev -5.2%

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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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Texas

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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Minnesota

4/5  rDev -5.2%

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Dancing Man Wheat from New Glarus Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 1,114 ratings.