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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 2466) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Hads > Bros
Monticello Reserve AleStarr Hill Brewery5.503.5191-
Station Master Wheat AleFlossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery5.303.3691-
BeehiveBristol Brewing Company5.003.2291-
Blue Moon ProximityCoors Brewing Company8.503.219071
Mustang Washita WheatMustang Brewing Company5.303.4688-
PolycotHangar 24 Brewery7.203.5786-
Florida Avenue AleFlorida Avenue Brewing Co.4.702.9384-
High Rollers WheatAnderson Valley Brewing Company5.303.48390
ThresherToppling Goliath Brewing Company5.254.2582-
Crash LandedBegyle Brewing Company7.003.6381-
Mango WeizenNorthwest Brewing Company5.003.3380-
Broken PromisesGreenbush Brewing Company7.603.9580-
Mad Beach WheatAviator Brewing Company4.803.0180-
Flying Monkeys StereovisionFlying Monkeys Craft Brewery5.503.4480-
LA-31 PassionneBayou Teche Brewery5.743.2979-
Millstream Windmill WheatMillstream Brewing Company4.503.279-
Velvet FogWild Rose Brewery & Taproom4.503.3778-
Golden Fraü Honey WheatThunderhead Brewing Company7.503.3978-
Grapefruit WheatOdd Side Ales4.503.3576-
Great Lakes Miami WeissGreat Lakes Brewery4.503.9576-
Chasing RabbitsBurlington Beer Co.5.803.9676-
400 Divine RabbitsGreenbush Brewing Company6.303.5974-
Slammer WheatJailhouse Brewing Company5.003.7173-
Smooth Sail Summer AleHeavy Seas Beer4.503.4172-
Coronado Orange AvenueCoronado Brewing Company5.803.572-
Sandy WheatMother's Brewing Company4.803.7772-
Mango WheatFree Will Brewing Co.4.803.7570-
Majestic Wheat AleNorth Peak Brewing Company5.503.3270-
High Five HefeIron Horse Brewery6.003.2170-
Steady EddieUnion Craft Brewing Company7.003.896987
California Spring BeerHangar 24 Brewery5.203.7369-
Wheat AleAleWerks Brewing Company ? 3.3568-
Fieldhouse WheatTriton Brewing Company5.303.5467-
Dundee Summer Wheat BeerGenesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co.4.503.426667
Wheatstone BridgeTin Whiskers Brewing Company5.403.8366-
10-Speed Hoppy WheatBloomington Brewing Company5.204.156690
Saranac Harvest AleMatt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery5.003.2165-
Crystal Wheat AlePyramid Breweries, Inc.5.303.46480
Humboldt HazeMad River Brewing Company7.953.6264-
Heartland WheatLucky Bucket Brewing Co.4.803.5663-
Watershed WheatToppling Goliath Brewing Company ? 3.6761-
Henry Weinhard's HefeweizenBlitz-Weinhard Brewing Co.4.863.0261-
Upside Down BlondeFlat 12 Bierwerks4.503.2561-
Alpha WeizenNew England Brewing Co.4.803.9661-
7th Street WheatNew Orleans Lager & Ale Brewing Company (NOLA)4.503.7260-
White LightningSpeakeasy Ales & Lagers5.203.3459-
Stumpy DuckTrillium Brewing Company5.604.0458-
Are Wheat There Yet?Brew Bus Brewing5.503.8258-
Elevator MogabiElevator Brewery & Draught Haus5.503.7158-
Watermelon WheatTin Roof Brewing Company5.003.2657-
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