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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 2070) - 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.4.203.5923376
Hitachino Nest WeizenKiuchi Brewery5.003.7523088
Andechser Weissbier HellKlosterbrauerei Andechs5.504.15226-
Stoudts Heifer-in-WheatStoudts Brewing Co.5.003.74224-
Hofbräu München Hefe WeizenHofbräuhaus München5.403.88223-
Slumbrew Happy SolSomerville Brewing Company (Slumbrew)5.503.68211-
Floridian HefeweizenFunky Buddha Brewery5.603.82185-
Mission St. HefeweizenSteinhaus Brewing Co.4.703.57177-
Royal WeisseSly Fox Brewing Company5.603.8176-
SunspotGreenbush Brewing Company6.003.83171-
Krombacher WeizenKrombacher Brauerei5.303.54164-
Royal WeisseSly Fox Brewing Company5.403.87162-
Michelob Bavarian Style WheatAnheuser-Busch5.203.4816086
Ginger In The Rye (Rye Munich Weizen)Short's Brewing Company7.853.6415883
Flensburger WeizenFlensburger Brauerei GmbH Und Co. KG5.103.6615490
Howling Wolf Weisse BierGrand Teton Brewing Co.5.003.57154-
Ettaler Benediktiner WeizenKlosterbrauerei Ettal / Ettaler Klosterbetriebe GmbH5.403.75153-
No Limits HefeweizenTwo Roads Brewing Company5.003.7315187
Hacker-Pschorr SternweisseHacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH5.503.8150-
Mission HefeweizenMission Brewery5.003.41146-
El Hefe SpeaksDC Brau Brewing Co.5.303.62146-
Icon Series: Amarillo HefeSaint Arnold Brewing Company5.403.69136-
Hopf Helle WeisseWeissbierbrauerei Hopf5.303.76136-
Beach WheatShort's Brewing Company5.003.48135-
EOS HefeweizenNebraska Brewing Company4.803.85132-
Weltenburger Hefe-Weissbier HellKlosterbrauerei Weltenburg5.403.69130-
El HefeNo Label Brewing Company5.503.45129-
HefeweizenGolden Road Brewing4.603.46123-
Berkshire HefeweizenBerkshire Brewing Company Inc.4.503.6311981
Ramstein Blonde Wheat BeerHigh Point Brewing Company5.503.7311979
UrweisseErdinger Weissbräu4.903.82118-
Hey Day HefeweizenGranville Island Brewery5.003.48117-
Grieskirchner Jörger WeisseBrauerei Grieskirchen AG5.103.61117-
ÜnshadowedAle Asylum6.003.59116-
Schell's HefeweizenAugust Schell Brewing Company4.753.83116-
Edelweiss HefetrubHofbräu Kaltenhausen (Brau Union)5.503.66116-
Dry Dock HefeweizenDry Dock Brewing Co.4.304.07114-
Muskoka Summer WeissMuskoka Brewery5.003.89113-
HefeweizenSanTan Brewing Co.5.003.7111290
Valentins WeißbierPark & Bellheimer AG5.303.5611184
Edelweiss WeissbierHofbräu Kaltenhausen (Brau Union)5.404.06111100
Summertime WheatRahr & Sons Brewing Company5.203.56109-
King Heffy Imperial HefeweizenHowe Sound Inn & Brewing Company7.703.91107-
Mahr's WeisseMahrs-Bräu4.903.6410784
Goggle Fogger Hefe WeizenFat Heads Brewery & Saloon5.003.98104-
Hirsch Bavarian-Weissbier HefeweisseDer HirschBrau/Privatbrauerei Höss4.703.92103100
Licher HefeweizenLicher Privatbrauerei5.403.73103-
SchnickelfritzUrban Chestnut Brewing Company4.803.88102-
Augustiner Bräu WeissbierAugustiner-Bräu Wagner KG5.403.97101-
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