Dancing Man Wheat | New Glarus Brewing Company

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95
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1,384 Ratings
Dancing Man WheatDancing Man Wheat
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:
No notes at this time.

Added by Atron67 on 07-07-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,384
Reviews:
471
Avg:
4.27
pDev:
10.77%
 
 
Wants:
484
Gots:
161
For Trade:
6
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,384 |  Reviews: 471
Photo of monty79_1997
4.13/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cryptichead
4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Alieniloquium
3.9/5  rDev -8.7%
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 -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dharmelink
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Krusader
4.71/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BuckyNBeer
4.43/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jcattey
4.81/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

I look forward to this beer every year. The mouthful is incredible. There is so much flavor going on compared to other hefes. Banana dominates with a hint of citrus and clove. One of the absolute best of the style.

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Photo of lemmy187
4.19/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of stucat
4.55/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a snifter glass.
A: Pours a cloudy orange with a thick head that diminishes quickly leaving slight lacing and a thin skim of head.
S: Smells mainly of bananas and clove with a subtle fruit and wheat fragrance. Medium carbonation, delightful.
T: Banana bomb with a bubble gum hint in the back end. Some boozy notes but very mild considering the high ABV. This beer is delicious!
M: Very nice medium carbonation with a smooth, creamy feel. It goes down a little to easy.
O: This is probably my favorite American hefe-weizen and will certainly be a go to beer for the short time that it is available. It is unfortunate that it requires a 2 hour round trip from my home in Illinois to Wisconsin to get this but it is definitely worth the trip.

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Photo of wisegreensoul
4.28/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mwilbur
4.44/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 12 oz bottle into shaker pint glass.
A: Pours a clear yellow with high carbonation producing a 2-3 inch white frothy head with good retention.
S: Nice banana and clove notes with soft lemon and orange to add a bit of zest.
T: Banana, clove, soft lemon, earthy minerals, cinnamon, and a hint of white pepper and orange.
M: Light body. Nice effervescence from the high carbonation. Refreshing with mild fruit sweetness. Lingers a bit on the palate too. Only after finishing this review do I realize that this is 7.2%...absolute craziness! I would have guessed about 5%.
D: Highly drinkable and an exceptional example of style. This one should be in your summer rotation! Wonderful on its own or with food...very versatile.

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Photo of Bdubz94
4.59/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Pours a cloudy orange with a huge foamy head that never completely leaves. Lacing is thick.

Smells of bubblegum, bananas, oranges, spices, and of course wheat. A bit of booze in the smell.

Taste follows the nose. Bananas, bread, yeast, and spices. Just a touch of bitterness on the finish but very malty overall.

Very creamy and heavy feel. Just a hint of warming from alcohol but tastes like less than 7.2% ABV.

Overall a fantastic beer. I do not have much experience with Hefeweizens but this is one of my favorite beers from New Glarus. Rich, creamy, and delicious.

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Photo of basaywhat
4.17/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 oz bottle. Pours a hazy golden yellow with some head and a little retention. Nose of yeast, cloves, banana esters, and fruit. Taste follows the nose with a little bubble gum tossed in.

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Photo of Parnell
3.9/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of christimm
4.46/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Justej2
4.2/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jonbonfondle
3.75/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MurphDog14
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of curlybird
3.92/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of A_Rad
4.05/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 12ozfan
4.81/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Narthax
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Slarson7
4.24/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of The_Original_Drinker
4.78/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Dancing Man Wheat from New Glarus Brewing Company
4.27 out of 5 based on 1,384 ratings.
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