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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 - 201 to 250 (out of 2082) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
Prinzregent Luitpold WeissbierKaltenberg International / König Ludwig International GmbH & Co.KG5.503.738-
Primátor WeizenbierPivovar Náchod a.s.5.003.7938-
Hacker-Pschorr Hefe WeisseHacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH5.503.7638-
Passauer WeisseInnstadt Brauerei5.303.7138-
BJ's Harvest HefeweizenBJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse4.903.5838-
Weiss BeerCrescent City Brewhouse ? 3.3337-
Penny Whistle WheatBackpocket Brewing5.503.5437-
Hefeweizen AleSanta Fe Brewing Company5.253.3837-
Worktruck WheatCrown Valley Brewing & Distilling Co.5.303.5736-
Christian Moerlein Seven Hefeweizen AleChristian Moerlein Brewing Company4.703.6236-
Haymarket Hefe-WeizenBoston Beer Works - Canal Street4.503.843594
Hula HefeweizenKona Brewing Co.5.403.7435-
HefeweizenLancaster Brewing Company6.003.5635-
Sin City WeisseSin City Brewing Co.4.503.435-
HefeweizenGoose Island Beer Co.4.803.7434-
MoM Hefeweizen W/ Rose PetalsRogue Ales4.803.434-
Newport Storm Summer HefeweizenCoastal Extreme Brewing Co.4.503.233480
Wampatuck WheatBlue Hills Brewery4.803.363384
Schell's 2014 WeissAugust Schell Brewing Company4.753.9333-
Whitewater Wheat AleGreat Divide Brewing Company5.303.023384
Wisteria WheatFordham Brewing Company5.103.4633-
Bullfrog AleIssaquah Brewhouse ? 2.9533-
Firebird Smoked HefeweizenGigantic Brewing Company6.103.632-
Wine Country WheatBear Republic Brewing Co.4.503.7332-
Weisser Hirsch Allgäuer WeizenDer HirschBrau/Privatbrauerei Höss5.203.5832-
Schell's Dampf BierAugust Schell Brewing Company4.903.6332-
Eisenbahn WeizenbierCervejaria Sudbrack Ltda4.803.6732-
Paulaner Hefe-Weissbier LeichtePaulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG3.203.6532-
Weizen HeimerHalf Pints Brewing Company5.003.8231-
Barley's Blood Thirst WheatBarley's Brewing Company5.003.8731-
IsarWeizenHeater Allen Brewing5.003.9531-
Wixa WeissWynkoop Brewing Company4.803.5330-
Moo Brew Wheat BeerMoorilla Estate5.103.173062
Dry Dock Hefeweizen (formerly U-Boat)Dry Dock Brewing Co.4.303.9729-
13 (Thirteen) DegreesDuClaw Brewing Company4.803.6929-
Falkensteiner Ur-WeissePrivatbrauerei Bischoff5.203.632990
Beetlejuice HefeweizenThe Vermont Pub & Brewery6.403.3729-
Franziskaner Weissbier RoyalSpaten-Franziskaner-Bräu6.003.8829-
Southside WeissThe Olde Mecklenburg Brewery5.203.4829-
El HeffePearl Street Brewery4.803.3229-
Ginga Kogen Wheat BeerGinga Kogen Beer5.003.9229-
The GriffinGrimm Brothers Brewhouse4.703.5629-
Don Valley BenchMill Street Brew Pub4.803.3928-
Bavarian Style HefeweizenSilver City Brewing Co.5.353.5128-
Smoked HefeMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery5.203.9528-
Summer Sail Hefe WeizenWagner Valley Brewery4.003.5328-
Side Launch WheatSide Launch Brewing Company5.003.6528-
Helio HefeweizenRed Lodge Ales6.003.228-
Oettinger HefeweissbierOettinger Brauerei4.903.6728-
Banana Hammock Summer HefeweizenParallel 49 Brewing Company6.003.6228-
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