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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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs > Bros
Weihenstephaner HefeweissbierBayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan5.404.412,331100
Franziskaner Hefe-WeisseSpaten-Franziskaner-Bräu5.004.041,55286
Sierra Nevada Kellerweis HefeweizenSierra Nevada Brewing Co.4.804.081,30996
Paulaner Hefe-Weissbier NaturtrübPaulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG5.504.061,28989
Ayinger Bräu WeissePrivatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying5.104.1386092
Schneider Weisse Tap 7 Unser OriginalWeisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH5.403.9778588
Widmer HefeweizenWidmer Brothers Brewing Company4.903.2377480
Erdinger WeissbierErdinger Weissbräu5.603.4274474
Hacker-Pschorr Hefe Weisse NaturtrübHacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH5.504.0573195
HefeweizenFlying Dog Brewery4.703.5271482
Tröegs DreamWeaver WheatTröegs Brewing Company4.803.8261582
Schneider Weisse Tap 4 Weisen Edel-WeisseWeisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH6.204.0752598
Shiner HefeweizenSpoetzl Brewery / Shiner5.403.2848581
Dancing Man WheatNew Glarus Brewing Company7.204.344396
Pyramid HefeweizenPyramid Breweries, Inc.5.203.07434-
König Ludwig Weiss (Royal Bavarian Hefe-Weizen)Kaltenberg International / König Ludwig International GmbH & Co.KG5.503.7639989
Live Oak HefeWeizenLive Oak Brewing Company5.204.38369-
Julius Echter Hefe-Weissbier HellWürzburger Hofbräu AG5.303.9632892
Hofbräu Münchner WeisseHofbräuhaus München5.103.8131797
Tucher Helles Hefe WeizenBrauerei Tucher Brau5.353.8729397
Sunrise WeissVictory Brewing Company5.703.94281-
Erdinger Oktoberfest WeissbierErdinger Weissbräu5.703.5827481
Kapuziner WeissbierKulmbacher Brauerei AG5.404.0227398
Brooklyner WeisseBrooklyn Brewery5.003.8225692
Organic Hefe-WeizenBrauerei Pinkus Mueller5.103.5123495
Penn WeizenPennsylvania Brewing Company5.003.9123487
Heinnieweisse WeissebierButternuts Beer & Ale4.903.52227-
Baltika #8 WheatBaltika Breweries5.003.6221960
Trader Joe's Bavarian Style HefeweizenTrader Joe's Brewing Company5.303.5920581
Ebel's Weiss BeerTwo Brothers Brewing Company4.903.7203-
Saranac HefeweizenMatt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery5.603.5119685
Haystack WheatLeft Hand Brewing Company5.003.68180-
Schöfferhofer HefeweizenBinding-Brauerei AG5.003.5817083
Schlafly HefeweizenThe Schlafly Tap Room4.103.2915780
Hitachino Nest WeizenKiuchi Brewery5.003.7515687
Maisel's Weisse OriginalBrauerei Gebrüder Maisel GmbH & Co.5.403.87154-
Hefe WeissSprecher Brewing Company4.203.6514890
The LoveStarr Hill Brewery4.603.61129-
Gordon Biersch HefeweizenGordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant5.503.7312683
Michelob Bavarian Style WheatAnheuser-Busch5.203.5412586
Mad King's WeissVictory Brewing Company6.203.96125-
Andechser Weissbier HellKlosterbrauerei Andechs5.504.22122-
Stoudts Heifer-in-WheatStoudts Brewing Co.5.003.75120-
HefeweizenYazoo Brewing Company5.003.7312082
Schneider Weisse Tap 1 Mein BlondesWeisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH4.904.1411996
Schöfferhofer Grapefruit Weizen-MixBinding-Brauerei AG2.503.41117-
Hopf Helle WeisseWeissbierbrauerei Hopf5.303.72106-
Hacker-Pschorr SternweisseHacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH5.503.7910586
Royal WeisseSly Fox Brewing Company5.603.84100-
Flensburger WeizenFlensburger Brauerei GmbH Und Co. KG5.103.6310090
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