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American Pale Wheat Ale

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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Style Examples - 101 to 150 (out of 2004) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs > Bros
Propeller Honey WheatPropeller Brewery5.003.4725-
Wheat BeerNapa Smith Brewery4.802.7425-
Road Jam Raspberry Wheat AleTwo Roads Brewing Company5.003.3125-
Stinger Wild Honey WheatEstes Park Brewery ? 2.7924-
Slammer WheatJailhouse Brewing Company5.003.7424-
Flat Top WheatBarley Island Brewing Company3.603.1424-
Horny Goat Watermelon WheatHorny Goat Brewing Co.5.603.4124-
CanebrakeParish Brewing Company4.903.3323-
High Five HefeIron Horse Brewery6.003.123-
Gahan House Sir John A's Honey Wheat AleThe Gahan House5.003.1623-
Humboldt HazeMad River Brewing Company7.953.5822-
White Cap WheatGrand Lake Brewing Company5.003.2422-
Anchor Summer WheatAnchor Brewing Company4.503.4122-
Carmel Wheat BeerUnited Brewing Group ? 2.822-
Murray's Whale AleMurray's Craft Brewing Co.4.503.0222-
DirtyAdirondack Pub & Brewery4.603.7321-
Razz WheatJackie O's Pub & Brewery5.503.8621-
Mustang Washita WheatMustang Brewing Company5.303.5121-
Majestic Wheat AleNorth Peak Brewing Company5.503.2521-
Excelsior Anniversary Series - 17Ithaca Beer Company8.403.921-
Portsmouth ThaizenheimerPortsmouth Brewery4.503.7821-
Shenanigans Summer AleIndeed Brewing Company4.603.6521-
Fortunate Islands - Grapefruit ZestModern Times Beer5.004.1521-
Intermountain WheatEpic Brewing Company5.003.5620-
White Chocolate AleSonoran Brewing Company4.703.7620-
Willy VanillyAlpine Beer Company4.903.7819-
RapunzelArcadia Brewing Company6.403.5419-
FunkDuClaw Brewing Company4.503.5319-
Dooryard Summer AlePicaroons Brewing Co.4.503.5219-
Small Axe Golden AleRush River Brewing Company ? 3.4319-
Blue Moon ProximityCoors Brewing Company8.503.241971
One-Eyed PikeBrainerd Lakes Brewery5.752.9619-
Elevator MogabiElevator Brewery & Draught Haus5.503.7219-
Summer Wheat AleMt. Carmel Brewing Company4.803.7818-
Saranac Cloud SplitterMatt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery6.003.4418-
Honey WheatMorgan Street Brewery4.903.3518-
PierTrillium Brewing Company6.404.3418-
Apricot WheatLost Coast Brewery and Cafe5.002.9218-
Florida Avenue AleFlorida Avenue Brewing Co.4.703.1218-
Native Ginger WheatFoley Brothers Brewing6.303.8818-
Bee StingBarossa Valley Brewing5.002.8618-
California Spring BeerHangar 24 Brewery5.203.7718-
Wheat BeerDurango Brewing5.302.691771
HefeweizenTailgate Beer5.002.481763
Sea Dog SunfishSea Dog Brewing Company4.603.5817-
Taps Vanilla WheatTaps Brewing Co. Inc.5.003.6316-
Bulldozer HoneyweizenSkyscraper Brewing Company5.003.141680
Heartland WheatLucky Bucket Brewing Co.4.803.5916-
Lunch Pail AleAmber's Brewing Co.5.003.416-
Golden Wheat AleTelegraph Brewing Company ? 3.6116-
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