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American Pale Wheat Ale

Description:
An Americanized version of a Hefe Weizen, these beers range within the pale to golden range in color. Reminiscent of a Hefe Weizen in appearance, unless filtered. Long-lasting head with a light to medium body, higher carbonation is proper. German Weizen flavors and aromas of banana esters and clove-like phenols will not be found. Most use a substantial percentage of wheat malt. Hop character will be low to high but most are moderate in bitterness. There may be some fruitiness from ale fermentation though most examples use of a fairly neutral ale yeast, resulting in a clean fermentation with little to no diacetyl.

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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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' AleLagunitas Brewing Company7.504.216,46994
Bell's Oberon AleBell's Brewery, Inc.5.803.815,241-
Samuel Adams Summer AleBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)5.303.334,50178
GumballheadThree Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub5.604.214,36383
312 Urban WheatGoose Island Beer Co.4.203.393,40278
Circus BoyMagic Hat Brewing Company4.503.391,48388
Unfiltered WheatBoulevard Brewing Co.4.403.541,46788
UFO HefeweizenHarpoon Brewery & Beer Hall4.803.41,27183
Hop Sun (Summer Wheat Beer)Southern Tier Brewing Company5.103.791,26393
Anchor Summer BeerAnchor Brewing Company4.603.391,17582
Samuel Adams Coastal WheatBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)5.303.141,12375
80 Acre Hoppy WheatBoulevard Brewing Co.5.503.921,07990
Snapshot WheatNew Belgium Brewing5.003.4893280
Wailua WheatKona Brewing Co.5.403.3387071
Blue Moon Summer Honey WheatCoors Brewing Company5.203.07787-
Sunshine Wheat BeerNew Belgium Brewing4.803.46777-
Blue Moon Agave Nectar AleCoors Brewing Company5.603.01762-
Sweaty Betty BlondeBoulder Beer / Wilderness Pub5.203.44678-
Smuttynose Summer WeizenSmuttynose Brewing Company5.463.4366380
Montana Trout Slayer Wheat AleBig Sky Brewing Company5.003.663993
422 Pale Wheat AleSouthern Tier Brewing Company5.803.41616-
Blue Moon Honey Moon Summer AleCoors Brewing Company5.203.0859275
Hocus PocusMagic Hat Brewing Company4.503.3656083
SummerBright AleBreckenridge Brewery4.503.2152080
Blue Star Great American Wheat BeerNorth Coast Brewing Co.4.503.5851689
SolaceFirestone Walker Brewing Co.4.803.6748593
Shipyard Summer AleShipyard Brewing Co.4.803.0846864
Fortunate IslandsModern Times Beer4.804.15463-
Shock Top Wheat IPAAnheuser-Busch5.802.7745175
Arcadia Whitsun AleArcadia Brewing Company6.203.4944586
Odell Easy Street WheatOdell Brewing Company4.603.83427100
Akari ShogunHalf Acre Beer Company5.504.06406-
Blue Moon Spring Blonde Wheat AleCoors Brewing Company5.402.8137152
White GoldIthaca Beer Company8.003.9236682
Jack Whacker Wheat AleTommyknocker Brewery4.703.434591
Saranac Pomegranate WheatMatt Brewing Company4.703.4337-
Dirty Blonde AleAtwater Brewery4.503.13315-
Saranac Summer AleMatt Brewing Company4.703.1229760
Mana WheatMaui Brewing Co.5.503.51273-
Tallgrass Halcyon Unfiltered WheatTallgrass Brewing Company5.003.8326494
Nude Beach Summer WheatStevens Point Brewery5.003.46260-
Wheat MonkeyLakefront Brewery, Inc.4.203.15257-
Revolver Blood And HoneyRevolver Brewing7.003.8925585
Contact High4 Hands Brewing Co.5.003.78255-
Peak Organic Summer Session AlePeak Organic Brewing Company5.003.59245-
Wolaver's Wildflower WheatOtter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's4.253.6824184
Island WheatCapital Brewery4.203.39234-
Jester King / Mikkeller Drink'in The SunbeltJester King Brewery3.903.7220-
Indian SummerLazy Magnolia Brewing Company4.683.3218-
Somer Orange Honey WheatRogue Ales5.203.51205-
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