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Dancing Man Wheat | New Glarus Brewing Company

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4.21/5
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1,393 Ratings
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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

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Atron67 on 07-07-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,059
Reviews:
476
Ratings:
1,393
pDev:
10.93%
Bros Score:
4.34
 
 
Wants:
488
Gots:
164
Trade:
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Photo of kitch
3.86/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

A 12 fl oz bottle with no clear bottled on or best before date. Poured into a Riedel weizen glass.

Appearance: A hazy dark straw orange colour with a big three finger white head that had good retention but left only slight lacing.

Aroma: Nice wheat, banana, clove, banana bread and bubblegum.

Taste: Much like the aroma, there’s wheat, banana, clove and bubblegum with a hint of fuzzy peach and cinnamon.

Mouthfeel: Medium to light bodied with moderate carbonation.

Overall: Maybe I had too high hopes to start with, but it wasn’t as good as I expected it to be. I much preferred Bubbler over Dancing Man Wheat, maybe it was the cinnamon spices at the end. Having said that, it’s not bad and still definitely drinkable.

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Photo of BeerJack103
5/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

One of, if not the best hefeweizens on the market. The extremely limited distribution of this beer makes it that much better when it does come around. Pour it right, enjoy it slowly and you'll find this to be a great experience. Don't be an idiot, drink this beer.

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Photo of jchanley
4.08/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of singletary
3.67/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

It pours a hazy straw yellow with a huge white head that stays. The smell is a little banana to it and a wheat aroma also. The taste is very much wheat with some sweetness from banana. It has a medium body with plenty of carbonation. A little lacking on the banana flavor but still good.

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Photo of travelguy
4.15/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
4.04/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Dancing Man pours a hazy golden color with a fluffy head of 1 finger, decorating my glass nicely.

I'm getting a largely floral aroma with hints of bubble gum and clove.

Flavor is nice, with dry wheat malts and hints of clove, banana, and bubble gum. Nice very light hoppy finish.

Crisp profile with a semi dry finish. Very quaffable.

A solid wheat, comparable to Bubbler but less candy-like.

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Photo of Rhettroactive
4.47/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of LT630
4.35/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bicyclesandbeer
5/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of brenn79
4.57/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

12 oz bottle, thanks bro- Pours very hazy golden with a large white head that retains. Aroma is flat out banana esters, yeasty, a bit peppery. The taste is yeasty, banana, a bit of tropical fruits, mango or orange, a bit funky actually, dry lightly bitter finish, warming alcohol feeling, which seems odd for the style. Still, yummy!

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Photo of Luscious_Malfoy
4.23/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of OpethFlames
4.5/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of drstalker
4.39/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of npendres
3.88/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Nat1975
4/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MeIquiades
4.62/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Helcarexe
3.3/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

I've looked forward to picking up this Hefe for a few years after reading the reviews on BA. Maybe its the hype or anticipation for cracking open this Hefe that left me wanting, it lacked the hard hitting flavors and spicy pop that I'm expecting in in this style. I poured into a weizen glass and was happy with the nice head that wafted a banana aroma, there was no aroma of clove or any other spice. The flavor was closer to the fruity banana with a very slight hint of clove and none of the bubblegum or cinnamon that I expect.
Is it worth it.... yes. But not a go to Hefe as I've found better locally, than having to travel four hours into Wisconsin and find this from New Glarus.

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Photo of waddellc2
2.75/5  rDev -34.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of kinggimp
4.18/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of aprabhu
4.87/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of monty79_1997
4.13/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cryptichead
4/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Alieniloquium
3.9/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle. Hazy orange. Big white head. Smells of clove, banana, wheat, bubblegum, and a little fruity yeastiness. Tastes much more wheaty. Banana. Spicy clove in the back end. A little bubblegum in the finish with sweet banana fruitiness lingering. High carbonation. Medium body. I don't drink a lot of hefes, so I don't have a lot of comparison knowledge, but I'm really impressed.

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Photo of npachl
4.25/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dharmelink
4.25/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Dancing Man Wheat from New Glarus Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.21 out of 5 with 1,393 ratings
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