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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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Style Examples - 51 to 100 (out of 1589) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
Ophelia Hopper Wheat AleBreckenridge Brewery5.003.54205-
NineteenWeyerbacher Brewing Co.10.003.89196-
1919Choc Beer Co. / Pete's Place4.003.3618783
FU (Forever Unloved) SandyFlying Fish Brewing Company6.203.78183-
Water Gap WheatAppalachian Brewing Company4.503.23177-
Lemon WheatAbita Brewing Co.4.403.16177-
Mr. PineappleSanTan Brewing Co.5.003.417380
Schlafly Yakima Wheat AleThe Schlafly Tap Room5.003.69169-
Old Chico Crystal WheatSierra Nevada Brewing Co.4.803.48167-
Blood Ov The KingsLocal Option6.003.53144-
LongShot Beer Flower WheatBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)5.803.36140-
Shenanigans Summer AleIndeed Brewing Company4.603.41137-
Willy Wheat AleAlpine Beer Company4.903.31136-
Horny Goat Watermelon WheatHorny Goat Brewing Co.5.603.11134-
Wachusett SummerWachusett Brewing Company4.703.3312772
Bell's Wedding AleBell's Brewery, Inc.7.503.75127-
Tropical Heatwave Wheat AleCigar City Brewing5.203.5119-
Curim Gold Celtic Wheat BeerCarlow Brewing Company4.303.17118-
Hop Ticket #2 Hoppy WheatVictory Brewing Company5.503.58112-
Maple Wheat AleLawson's Finest Liquids4.203.49109-
Saranac PrismMatt Brewing Company5.203.57108-
Graffiti Orange Creamsicle7venth (Seventh) Sun Brewery6.303.69108-
Willy VanillyAlpine Beer Company4.903.68105-
Birra DeCicco - Limone LuppoloCaptain Lawrence Brewing Co.6.004.03104-
Road Jam Raspberry Wheat AleTwo Roads Brewing Company5.003.36102-
Funk (Blueberry Citrus)DuClaw Brewing Company5.003.61101-
AirLucid Brewing4.203.33101-
Wet Hot American WheatFinch's Beer Co.5.003.58100-
CanebrakeParish Brewing Company4.903.5199-
Archangel Summer WheatNorth Peak Brewing Company5.003.3795-
Golden Spike HefeweizenUinta Brewing Company4.003.1495-
Peak Organic Pomegranate Wheat AlePeak Organic Brewing Company5.903.1692-
Oh, Me So Hoppy To Wheat YouOdd Side Ales4.503.6892-
Lemongrass Wheat AleOuter Banks Brewing Station5.303.8690-
Dirty BlondeAdirondack Pub & Brewery4.603.5285-
Station Master Wheat AleFlossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery4.603.3484-
Blue Moon ProximityCoors Brewing Company8.503.1384-
Horizon WheatStevens Point Brewery3.653.2882-
High Rollers WheatAnderson Valley Brewing Company5.303.398090
Monticello Reserve AleStarr Hill Brewery5.503.479-
Bell's UberonBell's Brewery, Inc.10.003.8577-
Sundown WheatMarshall Brewing Company4.703.676-
Whale AleSix Row Brewing Company5.503.517480
Lemongrass American WheatWest Sixth Brewing Company5.753.2374-
Wildflower WheatMarble Brewery5.603.4374-
White Chocolate AleSonoran Brewing Company4.703.7374-
PolycotHangar 24 Brewery7.203.5373-
Native Ginger WheatFoley Brothers Brewing6.303.757385
BeehiveBristol Brewing Company5.003.3271-
Great Lakes Miami WeissGreat Lakes Brewery4.503.9370-
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