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Hefeweizen

Description:
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 1657) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
Weihenstephaner HefeweissbierBayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan5.404.415355100
Sierra Nevada Kellerweis HefeweizenSierra Nevada Brewing Co.4.804.05276896
Franziskaner Hefe-WeisseSpaten-Franziskaner-Bräu5.004.06271586
Paulaner Hefe-Weissbier NaturtrübPaulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG5.504.04225289
Ayinger Bräu WeissePrivatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying5.104.16145393
DreamWeaver WheatTröegs Brewing Company4.803.74140682
In-Heat WheatFlying Dog Brewery4.703.52134282
Hacker-Pschorr Hefe Weisse NaturtrübHacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH5.504.1125995
Erdinger WeissbierErdinger Weissbräu5.603.48125174
Schneider Weisse Tap 7 Unser OriginalWeisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH5.403.97122686
Shiner HefeweizenSpoetzl Brewery5.403.2796581
Dancing Man WheatNew Glarus Brewing Company7.204.2295997
Live Oak HefeWeizenLive Oak Brewing Company5.204.38851100
Elder BettyMagic Hat Brewing Company5.503.3179271
Schneider Weisse Tap 4 Mein GrünesWeisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH6.204.0872199
Pyramid HefeweizenPyramid Breweries, Inc.5.203.1701-
König Ludwig Weiss (Royal Bavarian Hefe-Weizen)Kaltenberg International / König Ludwig International GmbH & Co.KG5.503.8259890
Hofbräu Münchner WeisseHofbräuhaus München5.103.8959698
Julius Echter Hefe-Weissbier HellWürzburger Hofbräu AG4.903.9848592
Franziskaner WeissbierSpaten-Franziskaner-Bräu5.003.94459-
Ebel's Weiss BeerTwo Brothers Brewing Company4.903.67431-
Tucher Helles Hefe WeizenBrauerei Tucher Brau5.353.8741497
Erdinger Oktoberfest WeissbierErdinger Weissbräu5.703.6138681
Kapuziner WeissbierKulmbacher Brauerei AG5.404.0537198
Brooklyner WeisseBrooklyn Brewery5.003.836692
Sunrise WeissVictory Brewing Company5.703.92346-
Heinnieweisse WeissebierButternuts Beer & Ale4.903.41344-
Organic Hefe-WeizenBrauerei Pinkus Mueller5.103.5732095
Saint Arnold WeedwackerSaint Arnold Brewing Company4.903.71313-
Penn WeizenPennsylvania Brewing Company5.003.8531386
Trader Joe's Bavarian Style HefeweizenTrader Joe's Brewing Company5.303.5531081
Schöfferhofer HefeweizenBinding-Brauerei AG5.003.5830183
Schlafly HefeweizenThe Schlafly Tap Room4.103.3229480
The LoveStarr Hill Brewery4.603.53291-
Baltika #8 WheatBaltika Breweries5.003.5528961
Saranac HefeweizenMatt Brewing Company5.603.4728186
Pyramid HefeweizenWalnut Creek Alehouse (Pyramid)5.203.26280-
Gordon Biersch HefeweizenGordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant5.503.65275-
Winter CheersVictory Brewing Company6.703.59263-
HefeweizenYazoo Brewing Company5.003.6726282
Maisel's Weisse OriginalBrauerei Gebrüder Maisel GmbH & Co.5.403.85259-
Drunk Monk HefeweizenThree Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub5.504.08249-
Schneider Weisse Tap 1 Mein BlondesWeisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH4.904.1522997
Shotgun BettyLonerider Brewing5.803.64228-
Haystack WheatLeft Hand Brewing Company5.003.64222-
Hefe WeissSprecher Brewing Company4.203.6522190
Hitachino Nest WeizenKiuchi Brewery5.003.7621588
Weisse Versa WheatKarbach Brewing Co.5.203.93213-
Stoudts Heifer-in-WheatStoudts Brewing Co.5.003.75206-
Mad King's WeissVictory Brewing Company6.203.94204-
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