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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 - 51 to 100 (out of 2113) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
Hofbräu München Hefe WeizenHofbräuhaus München5.403.89252-
Andechser Weissbier HellKlosterbrauerei Andechs5.504.16252-
Wisconsinite Summer Weiss BeerLakefront Brewery, Inc.4.203.5924876
Hitachino Nest WeizenKiuchi Brewery5.003.7524588
Haystack WheatLeft Hand Brewing Company5.003.63239-
Stoudts Heifer-in-WheatStoudts Brewing Co.5.003.74233-
Slumbrew Happy SolSomerville Brewing Company (Slumbrew)5.503.67224-
Floridian HefeweizenFunky Buddha Brewery5.603.81207-
Royal WeisseSly Fox Brewing Company5.603.8183-
SunspotGreenbush Brewing Company6.003.81183-
Mission St. HefeweizenSteinhaus Brewing Co.4.703.56178-
No Limits HefeweizenTwo Roads Brewing Company5.003.7217588
Ettaler Benediktiner WeizenKlosterbrauerei Ettal / Ettaler Klosterbetriebe GmbH5.403.78175-
Krombacher WeizenKrombacher Brauerei5.303.55174-
Howling Wolf Weisse BierGrand Teton Brewing Co.5.003.58168-
Michelob Bavarian Style WheatAnheuser-Busch5.203.4416587
Hacker-Pschorr SternweisseHacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH5.503.8165-
El Hefe SpeaksDC Brau Brewing Co.5.303.6164-
EOS HefeweizenNebraska Brewing Company4.803.8163-
Royal WeisseSly Fox Brewing Company5.403.87162-
Ginger In The Rye (Rye Munich Weizen)Short's Brewing Company7.853.6416083
Mission HefeweizenMission Brewery5.003.42159-
Flensburger WeizenFlensburger Brauerei GmbH Und Co. KG5.103.6615891
Hopf Helle WeisseWeissbierbrauerei Hopf5.303.75143-
El HefeNo Label Brewing Company5.503.46139-
HefeweizenGolden Road Brewing4.603.47138-
ÜnshadowedAle Asylum6.003.62136-
Beach WheatShort's Brewing Company5.003.48136-
Weltenburger Hefe-Weissbier HellKlosterbrauerei Weltenburg5.403.7135-
UrweisseErdinger Weissbräu4.903.83132-
HefeweizenSanTan Brewing Co.5.003.6912690
Dry Dock HefeweizenDry Dock Brewing Co.4.304.03126-
Schell's HefeweizenAugust Schell Brewing Company4.753.82124-
Edelweiss WeissbierHofbräu Kaltenhausen (Brau Union)5.404.07124100
Berkshire HefeweizenBerkshire Brewing Company Inc.4.503.6212182
Ramstein Blonde Wheat BeerHigh Point Brewing Company5.503.7312180
Hey Day HefeweizenGranville Island Brewery5.003.49120-
Grieskirchner Jörger WeisseBrauerei Grieskirchen AG5.103.62119-
Muskoka Summer WeissMuskoka Brewery5.003.86119-
Edelweiss HefetrubHofbräu Kaltenhausen (Brau Union)5.503.66118-
SchnickelfritzUrban Chestnut Brewing Company - Midtown Brewery & Biergarten4.803.84117-
King Heffy Imperial HefeweizenHowe Sound Inn & Brewing Company7.703.87116-
Valentins WeißbierPark & Bellheimer AG5.303.5611585
König Ludwig Weissbier HellKaltenberg International / König Ludwig International GmbH & Co.KG5.503.8311386
Goggle Fogger Hefe WeizenFat Heads Brewery & Saloon5.003.98113-
Mahr's WeisseMahrs-Bräu4.903.6511084
Summertime WheatRahr & Sons Brewing Company5.203.56110-
Augustiner Bräu WeissbierAugustiner-Bräu Wagner KG5.403.98109-
Licher HefeweizenLicher Privatbrauerei5.403.74108-
Frankenmuth HefeweizenFrankenmuth Brewery5.203.6210578
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