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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 - 51 to 100 (out of 1562) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
Sun BlockCaptain Lawrence Brewing Co.4.503.67208-
Somer Orange Honey WheatRogue Ales5.203.51205-
1919Choc Beer Co. / Pete's Place4.003.3618883
FU (Forever Unloved) SandyFlying Fish Brewing Company6.203.79185-
Mr. PineappleSanTan Brewing Co.5.003.4218280
Lemon WheatAbita Brewing Co.4.403.16182-
Water Gap WheatAppalachian Brewing Company4.503.23180-
Schlafly Yakima Wheat AleThe Schlafly Tap Room5.003.69172-
Old Chico Crystal WheatSierra Nevada Brewing Co.4.803.48170-
Blood Ov The KingsLocal Option6.003.53150-
LongShot Beer Flower WheatBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)5.803.36140-
Shenanigans Summer AleIndeed Brewing Company4.603.4140-
Willy Wheat AleAlpine Beer Company4.903.31138-
Horny Goat Watermelon WheatHorny Goat Brewing Co.5.603.11136-
Bell's Wedding AleBell's Brewery, Inc.7.503.74132-
Wachusett SummerWachusett Brewing Company4.703.3313072
Curim Gold Celtic Wheat BeerCarlow Brewing Company4.303.17121-
Hop Ticket #2 Hoppy WheatVictory Brewing Company5.503.58114-
Saranac PrismMatt Brewing Company5.203.57111-
Road Jam Raspberry Wheat AleTwo Roads Brewing Company5.003.37110-
Maple Wheat AleLawson's Finest Liquids4.203.48109-
Graffiti Orange Creamsicle7venth (Seventh) Sun Brewery6.303.68109-
Willy VanillyAlpine Beer Company4.903.69108-
CanebrakeParish Brewing Company4.903.52104-
AirLucid Brewing4.203.35104-
Wet Hot American WheatFinch's Beer Co.5.003.58103-
Funk (Blueberry Citrus)DuClaw Brewing Company5.003.6102-
Archangel Summer WheatNorth Peak Brewing Company5.003.3797-
Golden Spike HefeweizenUinta Brewing Company4.003.1496-
Lemongrass Wheat AleOuter Banks Brewing Station5.303.8695-
Peak Organic Pomegranate Wheat AlePeak Organic Brewing Company5.903.1693-
Oh, Me So Hoppy To Wheat YouOdd Side Ales4.503.6892-
Dirty BlondeAdirondack Pub & Brewery4.603.5386-
Station Master Wheat AleFlossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery4.603.3485-
Blue Moon ProximityCoors Brewing Company8.503.1285-
Horizon WheatStevens Point Brewery3.653.2882-
High Rollers WheatAnderson Valley Brewing Company5.303.398090
Native Ginger WheatFoley Brothers Brewing6.303.727985
Wildflower WheatMarble Brewery5.603.4378-
Bell's UberonBell's Brewery, Inc.10.003.8577-
Sundown WheatMarshall Brewing Company4.703.6277-
White Chocolate AleSonoran Brewing Company4.703.7577-
Lemongrass American WheatWest Sixth Brewing Company5.753.2376-
Whale AleSix Row Brewing Company5.503.57580
Saranac Cloud SplitterMatt Brewing Company6.003.5174-
PolycotHangar 24 Brewery7.203.5474-
BeehiveBristol Brewing Company5.003.3273-
Mustang Washita WheatMustang Brewing Company5.303.3771-
Razz WheatJackie O's Pub & Brewery ? 3.870-
Great Lakes Miami WeissGreat Lakes Brewery4.503.9370-
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