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Tröegs DreamWeaver Wheat - Tröegs Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
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1,522 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,522
Reviews: 599
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 13.44%
Wants: 45
Gots: 98 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Tröegs Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: blitheringidiot on 06-25-2004)
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duceswild

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

07-06-2012 21:36:01 | More by duceswild
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ppoitras

Massachusetts

4.45/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

12oz bottle from bleedingshrimp as part of 120/190 BIF. Thanks for the opportunity.

Poured into an imperial pint glass, formed a 1/2" bright white head over the cloudy light golden brew. Head lasts reasonably well, with average to good lacing, both at least what you would expect from the style. Aroma is clovey bananas. Taste is cloves, light banana, and a tinge of lemon. Mouthfeel is just what you'd expect from a wheat, excellently smooth, and drinkability is high. This one is a great summer brew, or any season.

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2006 20:57:44 | More by ppoitras
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BARFLYB

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7.5%

01-15-2013 05:54:36 | More by BARFLYB
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

05-09-2012 02:40:44 | More by ejimhof
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

4.33/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A. Unfiltered pale yellow grains. Looks intriguing.

S. Spices and wheat. Can't lose there.

T. Tastes like a uber hefeweizen. Indescribably sweet.

M. Light body with a good feel. Solid aftertaste as it coats the palate.

D. A go to beer.

Thoughts: This is one of my favorites from Troegs. Had it at the bar and then bought a case thereafter. Superb.

Serving type: bottle

05-01-2008 20:10:08 | More by Stinkypuss
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

09-25-2013 22:27:27 | More by BillRoth
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biegaman

Ontario (Canada)

4.03/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Grapefruit skin dotted with microscopic sized bubbles. A pillow of head formed instantly from the pour although it's now heavily napping, even swirling won't completely awaken it. There is a hazy screen that clouds up the appearance. Although it blurs complexion it certainly does not darken it - the beer is brightly coloured and appears quite refreshing.

Perhaps this should be listed as a "white" beer as opposed to "wheat" beer? It shouldn't take a connoisseur to note the inclusion of spices and fruit zest that is trademark of a Belgian style witbier (as oppose to the grainy, hop filled bouquet of an American wheat). The aroma is rammed with light honey-like sweetness, lemon zest, citrus and clove spice.

Upon further inspection, this may be more similar to a German style hefeweizen (for those keeping tabs on style guidelines). The flavour is pleasantly sweet and touts fruity notes of under-ripe melon and a vividly discernible flavour of banana. The yeast is suggestively spicy and light hints of clove and white pepper are also noted.

The Munich and Pils malts impart a bready, sweet and biscuity component where as the wheat provides the impression of straw and grains; the two balance wonderfully together. A cautious use of Noble hops lend just a faint earthy character. It is an effective combination of dry, tart and sweet. This is a wonderfully crafted weisse beer!

Although the nose initially had me think of a Belgian witbier, the first sip left me no doubt that the aim here was a classic, Southern German specialty. The array of flavours, from spicy clove to fruity banana and from bready malt to crisp straw wheat, provides all the components needed to make a quenching, delicious wheat beer. Thanks DrJay!

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2009 21:52:03 | More by biegaman
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superspak

Michigan

4.05/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12 ounce bottle into weizen glass, bottled on 5/10/2013. Pours very hazy golden amber color with a 1-2 finger fairly dense white head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Slight spotty foamy lacing clings on the glass, with some light streaming carbonation. Aromas of big banana, lemon, pear, apple, clove, pepper, wheat, bread, bubblegum, herbal, floral, grass, and yeast earthiness. Damn nice aromas with good balance and complexity of yeast, hop, and malt notes; with great strength. Taste of big banana, lemon, pear, apple, clove, pepper, wheat, bread, bubblegum, herbal, floral, grass, and yeast earthiness. Lingering notes of banana, lemon, pear, apple, bubblegum, wheat, bread, herbal, floral, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Damn nice balance, complexity, and robustness of malt, hop, and yeast flavors; with zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a lightly creamy, smooth, and moderately crisp mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with no warming present after the finish as expected of 4.8%. Overall this a damn nice Hefeweizen. All around good robustness, balance, and complexity of malt, yeast, and hop flavors; and very smooth to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

Serving type: bottle

12-31-2013 00:07:00 | More by superspak
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brandoman63

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

11-18-2011 21:42:44 | More by brandoman63
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rab53

Washington

4/5  rDev +7.5%

12-09-2011 04:55:13 | More by rab53
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plaid75

New York

4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a hazy medium straw hue with a three finger foamy white head. There was good retention and lacing.

The smell featured a heavy malted wheat aroma with a perfumy yeast and clove.

The taste consisted of a bready wheat malt and a spicy yeast body. Good light wheat finish.

The mouthfeel was of average chewiness for the style with a dry finish.

Overall a very nice wheat ale. Very sessionable and certainly one of the best examples of the style.

Thanks a bunch to Aprilluvsbeer.

Serving type: bottle

12-28-2006 00:40:20 | More by plaid75
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beerthulhu

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Poured a cloudy, pale straw color with a fluffy white head that left a modest rim lacing.

S: lemons, bananas, wheat, and light cloves, no surprises here.

T: The initial flavor had some sour citrus and yeastiness along with a light wheaty flavor. Thee was a slight dry caramel sweetness that seemed a bit odd and out of place per style.

M: lightly carbonated, with some crewy and creaminess from the wheat.

D: Worth a try, not your traditional wheat flavor, unique.

Serving type: bottle

12-02-2008 23:44:07 | More by beerthulhu
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smakawhat

Maryland

3.43/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured from the bottle into a wheat ale glass.

Light orange, to dark lemon yellow body, slightly lighter and brighter towards the bottom of the glass. Head makes about three fleeting fingers of soapy white head to fall and quickly disappear into a good thick collar, but thin puck.

Standard hefe nose on the bouquet, but hints with much more strange peanut butter like yeast esters. Faint clove, little malt wheat chewy character, and no sense of sweetness. THere is a thick sweet peanut quality coming off this however, and a strange out there hint of nut and dry quality on the nose.

Palate hints toward hefe quality, but with spicier notes, and subdued classic hefe quality. Wet bodied with a lighter feel, and not sense of malt chewy character and depth. Almost peppery, near hot finish on the clove like ester front. Density really missing, and the bubblegum sweetness and where is the lemon.

It's an interesting take on the style, and comes off a bit strangely amped, but still a bit lifeless unfortunately. No regrets trying it though, and no harm either.

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2014 21:03:02 | More by smakawhat
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

06-01-2014 19:22:18 | More by Latarnik
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mdaschaf

Washington

3.95/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a cloudy orange with very little head or lacing.

S: Has a very nice aroma of bananas and spices, mostly clove I think. There is also a slight funkiness as well.

T: The bananas and clove come through stronger on the taste than on the smell. There is also a hint of orange as well.

D/M: A really nice beer, extremely easy to drink. Like most others I find it to be more like a hefe, but nonetheless, I really enjoyed this one. Another good beer from Troegs.

Serving type: bottle

08-30-2010 00:20:15 | More by mdaschaf
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DrJay

Massachusetts

3.98/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Cloudy yellow with bright white, rocky foam. Decent head retention with a bit of lacing. Banana and lemon in the aroma, along with a bit of clove. Same in the flavour along with crackery wheat and bread. Nice texture, smooth body with lively carbonation. Great drinkability. Solid and tasty.

Serving type: bottle

02-17-2008 02:10:39 | More by DrJay
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tdm168

North Carolina

3.85/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy orangish-yellow with a 1/4" of soft, white head that fades quickly. The nose has notes of yeast, bananas, white grapes, and cloves. The taste is spicy at first with decent clove notes. Then there are some fruity notes that comes through, mostly banana. There is just a hint of bubblegum in the finish. The mouthfeel is overly carbonated, quite dry, and very light.

The mouthfeel threw this one off. It's so heavily carbonated that it interferes with the taste buds. Overall, the flavor and nose were quite good. A little less carbonation puts this up there with some of the better hefes.

Serving type: bottle

12-01-2011 21:02:21 | More by tdm168
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sendbeer

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

01-05-2013 05:58:02 | More by sendbeer
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +7.5%

11-21-2011 00:56:12 | More by PEIhop
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dmorgan310

Panama

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

03-07-2014 12:01:00 | More by dmorgan310
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billab914

Virginia

4.03/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This is bottle number two coming out of the new Anthology mix pack. Poured from a 12oz bottle into my Otter Creek World Tour shaped pint glass. Poured a murky dark yellow, pineapple juice like color. It started with a bright white thin head barely covering the top of the beer. The head didn't change much throughout drinking it, but didn't leave much for lacing either.

The aroma has a bright citrusy, lemony flavor to it with wheat and yeast playing a big role as well. It has a bit of clove like spiciness to it but not a lot. The taste shows the same lemony, citrusness that the nose hinted at. The wheat and the yeast flavors help round out the flavor. Very nice refreshing taste to it.

Mouthfeel is on the lighter side with carbonation being moderate. Drinkability is pretty good, it had some very nice flavors and was pretty refreshing. Would be a very good choice for a hot summer day. The citrus felt a bit sharp at times but it was still an enjoyable flavor. One of the better summer wheat beer options available in my opinion.

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2010 18:22:19 | More by billab914
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dirtylou

Washington

4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz single, an extra from mtnlove...better drink this before it starts snowing...currently mid 70's in madison

appearance: pours into a hefe glass...cloudy dull golden-orange body, 1/4" foamy white cap that retains itself well. nice looking wheat

smell: big wheat fresh wheat aromas...lemon zest, orange peel, other citrus, yeasty sweetness, strongly spiced

taste: It's been about a month since i had an american wheat but this is certainly the day to return to one as temperatures are back in late august form...a nice pale wheat, crisp and fresh wheat zing, zesty lemon and orange, citrus sweetness, light banana, well spiced

mouthfeel: medium-light, average carbonation

drinkability: good

Serving type: bottle

10-01-2006 21:48:46 | More by dirtylou
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

07-26-2012 15:49:05 | More by rolltide8425
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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

3.83/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle poured into pint glass

Pours a clear golden color with a nice frothed head. Retention is decent with some rings and spots of lacing around the glass.

The nose is bright with toasted wheat, banana, clove, spice, and a bit of hops.

Plenty of fruit right up front including banana and tropical notes. A light spice with pepper and herbs adds to the flavor, with some pleasant sweetness. Slight funky yeast is apparent. Finishes with citrus, zest, and another splash of fruit.

Lighter body, really high carbonation, slightly dry. Drinks really well, refreshing, and nice flavor profile. I'm not a huge wheat beer fan but this is really tasty.

Serving type: bottle

12-05-2010 06:55:02 | More by xnicknj
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jrallen34

Illinois

3.85/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into my Orval glass...Pours a light honey gold, slightly clear, very low carbonation...Light aroma that is very sweet wheat and honey, not too sweet pretty pleasant, just not much going on...Taste is lighter but right on with the aroma, light sweet wheat a little honey, and thankfully on the finish some bitter hops...Feel is way to light easy to drink.

Easy drinker that needs a little carbonation and a little less honey to be really effective.

Serving type: bottle

10-05-2010 01:32:05 | More by jrallen34
Tröegs DreamWeaver Wheat from Tröegs Brewing Company
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