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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 - 51 to 100 (out of 2123) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
Haystack WheatLeft Hand Brewing Company5.003.63237-
Wisconsinite Summer Weiss BeerLakefront Brewery, Inc.4.203.623776
Hitachino Nest WeizenKiuchi Brewery5.003.7523588
Hofbräu München Hefe WeizenHofbräuhaus München5.403.89232-
Andechser Weissbier HellKlosterbrauerei Andechs5.504.15232-
Stoudts Heifer-in-WheatStoudts Brewing Co.5.003.74227-
Slumbrew Happy SolSomerville Brewing Company (Slumbrew)5.503.68216-
Floridian HefeweizenFunky Buddha Brewery5.603.82193-
Royal WeisseSly Fox Brewing Company5.603.8178-
Mission St. HefeweizenSteinhaus Brewing Co.4.703.57177-
SunspotGreenbush Brewing Company6.003.83174-
Krombacher WeizenKrombacher Brauerei5.303.55167-
No Limits HefeweizenTwo Roads Brewing Company5.003.7216487
Michelob Bavarian Style WheatAnheuser-Busch5.203.4516386
Royal WeisseSly Fox Brewing Company5.403.87162-
Howling Wolf Weisse BierGrand Teton Brewing Co.5.003.57159-
Ginger In The Rye (Rye Munich Weizen)Short's Brewing Company7.853.6415883
Ettaler Benediktiner WeizenKlosterbrauerei Ettal / Ettaler Klosterbetriebe GmbH5.403.75158-
Flensburger WeizenFlensburger Brauerei GmbH Und Co. KG5.103.6615690
Hacker-Pschorr SternweisseHacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH5.503.8156-
Mission HefeweizenMission Brewery5.003.42153-
El Hefe SpeaksDC Brau Brewing Co.5.303.62151-
EOS HefeweizenNebraska Brewing Company4.803.84144-
Icon Series: Amarillo HefeSaint Arnold Brewing Company5.403.71139-
Hopf Helle WeisseWeissbierbrauerei Hopf5.303.76136-
Beach WheatShort's Brewing Company5.003.48135-
El HefeNo Label Brewing Company5.503.44131-
Weltenburger Hefe-Weissbier HellKlosterbrauerei Weltenburg5.403.69131-
HefeweizenGolden Road Brewing4.603.46128-
ÜnshadowedAle Asylum6.003.6125-
UrweisseErdinger Weissbräu4.903.82124-
Ramstein Blonde Wheat BeerHigh Point Brewing Company5.503.7312079
Dry Dock HefeweizenDry Dock Brewing Co.4.304.05120-
Schell's HefeweizenAugust Schell Brewing Company4.753.82119-
Berkshire HefeweizenBerkshire Brewing Company Inc.4.503.6311981
HefeweizenSanTan Brewing Co.5.003.711990
Hey Day HefeweizenGranville Island Brewery5.003.48118-
Grieskirchner Jörger WeisseBrauerei Grieskirchen AG5.103.61117-
Edelweiss WeissbierHofbräu Kaltenhausen (Brau Union)5.404.07117100
Edelweiss HefetrubHofbräu Kaltenhausen (Brau Union)5.503.66116-
Muskoka Summer WeissMuskoka Brewery5.003.88114-
Valentins WeißbierPark & Bellheimer AG5.303.5611384
Summertime WheatRahr & Sons Brewing Company5.203.56109-
King Heffy Imperial HefeweizenHowe Sound Inn & Brewing Company7.703.9108-
Mahr's WeisseMahrs-Bräu4.903.6410884
SchnickelfritzUrban Chestnut Brewing Company4.803.86107-
Goggle Fogger Hefe WeizenFat Heads Brewery & Saloon5.003.98106-
Licher HefeweizenLicher Privatbrauerei5.403.73105-
König Ludwig Weissbier HellKaltenberg International / König Ludwig International GmbH & Co.KG5.503.8510485
Augustiner Bräu WeissbierAugustiner-Bräu Wagner KG5.403.98104-
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