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A south German style of wheat beer (weissbier) made with a typical ratio of 50:50, or even higher, wheat. A yeast that produces a unique phenolic flavors of banana and cloves with an often dry and tart edge, some spiciness, bubblegum or notes of apples. Little hop bitterness, and a moderate level of alcohol. The "Hefe" prefix means "with yeast", hence the beers unfiltered and cloudy appearance. Poured into a traditional Weizen glass, the Hefeweizen can be one sexy looking beer.

Often served with a lemon wedge (popularized by Americans), to either cut the wheat or yeast edge, which many either find to be a flavorful snap ... or an insult and something that damages the beer's taste and head retention.

Average alcohol by volume (abv) range: 4.0-7.0%   [ ? ] 

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Style Examples - 1 to 50 (out of 2930) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Hads > Bros
Weihenstephaner HefeweissbierBayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan5.404.47,712100
Sierra Nevada Kellerweis HefeweizenSierra Nevada Brewing Co.4.804.063,87196
Franziskaner Hefe-WeisseSpaten-Franziskaner-Bräu5.004.043,73986
Paulaner Hefe-Weissbier NaturtrübPaulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG5.504.053,12989
Ayinger Bräu WeissePrivatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying5.104.132,03592
Widmer HefeweizenWidmer Brothers Brewing Company4.903.252,01680
Tröegs DreamWeaver WheatTröegs Brewing Company4.803.791,85182
Erdinger WeissbierErdinger Weissbräu5.603.461,78774
Hacker-Pschorr Hefe Weisse NaturtrübHacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH5.504.061,65195
Schneider Weisse Tap 7 Unser OriginalWeisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH5.403.971,64288
HefeweizenFlying Dog Brewery4.703.521,58282
Live Oak HefeWeizenLive Oak Brewing Company5.204.371,290-
Dancing Man WheatNew Glarus Brewing Company7.204.271,28296
Shiner HefeweizenSpoetzl Brewery / Shiner5.403.281,06981
Schneider Weisse Tap 4 Weisen Edel-WeisseWeisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH6.204.0887998
Pyramid HefeweizenPyramid Breweries, Inc.5.203.09870-
König Ludwig Weiss (Royal Bavarian Hefe-Weizen)Kaltenberg International / König Ludwig International GmbH & Co.KG5.503.882889
Hofbräu Münchner WeisseHofbräuhaus München5.103.8475197
Franziskaner WeissbierSpaten-Franziskaner-Bräu5.003.98716-
Winter CheersVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown6.703.68655-
Ebel's Weiss BeerTwo Brothers Brewing Company4.903.68643-
Julius Echter Hefe-Weissbier HellWürzburger Hofbräu AG5.303.9760892
Schöfferhofer Grapefruit Weizen-MixBinding-Brauerei AG2.503.44607-
Yuengling Summer WheatYuengling Brewery4.503.7258084
Erdinger Oktoberfest WeissbierErdinger Weissbräu5.703.654981
Tucher Helles Hefe WeizenBrauerei Tucher Brau5.353.8754197
Kapuziner WeissbierKulmbacher Brauerei AG5.404.0249298
Schöfferhofer HefeweizenBinding-Brauerei AG5.003.5944983
Saint Arnold WeedwackerSaint Arnold Brewing Company4.903.77431-
Mad King's WeissVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown6.203.93429-
The LoveStarr Hill Brewery4.603.59425-
Schlafly HefeweizenThe Schlafly Tap Room4.103.342580
Sweetwater Waterkeeper HefeweizenSweetWater Brewing Company5.703.68425-
Shotgun Betty HefeweizenLonerider Brewing Company5.803.6941883
Floridian HefeweizenFunky Buddha Brewery5.603.82407-
Maisel's Weisse OriginalBrauerei Gebrüder Maisel GmbH & Co.5.403.86406-
HefeweizenYazoo Brewing Company5.003.7239982
Trader Joe's Bavarian Style HefeweizenTrader Joe's Brewing Company5.303.5839981
Heinnieweisse WeissebierButternuts Beer & Ale4.903.47395-
Gordon Biersch HefeweizenGordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant5.503.6838983
Organic Hefe-WeizenBrauerei Pinkus Mueller5.103.5438995
Weisse Versa WheatKarbach Brewing Co.5.203.9338780
Brooklyner WeisseBrooklyn Brewery5.003.8138692
Penn WeizenPennsylvania Brewing Company5.003.8836587
Sunrise WeissVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown5.703.92362-
Drunk Monk Hefeweizen3 Floyds Brewing Co.5.504.13353-
Andechser Weissbier HellKlosterbrauerei Andechs5.504.19351-
Royal WeisseSly Fox Brewing Company5.403.87349-
Hofbräu München Hefe WeizenHofbräuhaus München5.403.82347-
Baltika #8 WheatBaltika Breweries5.003.5634460
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