Dancing Man Wheat | New Glarus Brewing Company

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4.21/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States
newglarusbrewing.com

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Spring

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Added by Atron67 on 07-07-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,073
Reviews:
476
Ratings:
1,394
pDev:
10.93%
Bros Score:
4.34
 
 
Wants:
489
Gots:
164
Trade:
6
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a Weizen glass.
I am immediately impressed by the appearance of this beer.After living in Germany for several years it is rare to come across an American version of Weizen that is so murky, perfect light golden/hay color and that rich,creamy head.Great appearance.
Smell takes the standard even higher..everything I want in a great German Weizen. Banana,grain, clove, pepper, orange,lemon, almost a yogurt quality. Yeast, fruit, grains all in perfect balance.
Flavor...perfect.A mix of bananas, pepper, allspice, clove, musty grain, lemon and almost a milk-like creaminess in the mouthfeel. Sip after sip just re-enforces my initial impression.
Mouthfeel is a great balance of creamy fruitiness, grainy quality, and a peppery yeast bite that cuts the creamy sweetness perfectly.I am really impressed with every beer I have tried from this brewery, and Dancing man IMO gives even Weihenstephan a run for its money, and I went to brewing school there.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a hefe glass

Appearance: moderate carbonation, bright yellow-gold in color, 2 inch head with a rocky top, hazy

Smell: wheat, bananas, cardamom, and coriander

Taste: follows the nose wheat, bananas, cardamom, and coriander with bready, earthy malt

Mouthfeel: medium bodied, moderate-highcarbonation, slightly sweet

Overall: One of the best domestics hefes I have had. This one compares very favorably to the German classics I have had. Best small bottle offering I have had from New Glarus. Would be a fridge staple if I could obtain it easily.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This beer poured out as a nice hazy golden color with a big fluffy white head on top. The retention and lacing were really impressive on this. The smell is loaded with fresh grain, clove, banana and bready lemons. The taste of the beer is lightly flavored with some spices and soft wheat. There is a light amount of citrus in there too. The mouthfeel is smooth, light and drinkable. Overall this beer is very good, it would be best in the summer time.

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A- pours a hazy golden color with a generous three fingers of white head. Head retention is a little lack luster and lingers as a thin ring of bubbles.

S- rich clove and ripe bananas envelope the nose with a doughy honey kissed wheat.

T- spicy up front with bready fluffy wheat flavor. Banana chips and ripe banana dessert in the middle. Kiss of honey with a lingering spice and banana on the finish.

MF- creamy full mouthfeel with a light medium body. Good caressing carbonation.

D- superbly drinkable.

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Dancing Man Wheat from New Glarus Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.21 out of 5 with 1,394 ratings
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