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Tröegs DreamWeaver Wheat | Tröegs Brewing Company

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3.72/5
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1,968 Ratings
Tröegs DreamWeaver WheatTröegs DreamWeaver Wheat
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Tröegs Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
troegs.com

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
The dream begins with open top fermentation. At high krausen a foamy, rocky yeast head crests the sides of the fermenter releasing notes of black pepper and spicy clove. Unfiltered and cloudy with yeast, it's slightly tart & downright refreshing.

15 IBU

55% Wheat
Hops: German Northern Brewer

Added by blitheringidiot on 06-25-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#26,350
Reviews:
653
Ratings:
1,968
pDev:
13.17%
Bros Score:
3.63
 
 
Wants:
66
Gots:
370
Trade:
1
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,968 |  Reviews: 653
Photo of taxandbeerguy
3.77/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 fl oz bottle served cool into a pint glass. Another surprise from the wife's cross border trip.

Appearance - Pours a mostly clear rich golden colored brew. A finger or so of head before it recedes. Some lacing left around the glass. Fairly clear but not quite kristalweizen material.

Smell - Hearty grains plenty of wheat with some banana and spices. Slightly bigger nose than expected given that this beer is under 5% ABV.

Taste - Thick and wheaty, a heavy handed dose of malt with plenty of banana and some coriander and orange. Boldly flavorful, more so than many in this genre. Hops are generous, hidden but bustling beneath the surface. Lots of earthiness on the finish.

Mouthfeel - Smooth and creamy, decadent almost. Body is on the heavier end of things, but works well with a stronger than expected taste. Well carbonated.

Overall - A fine wheat beer that while not being able to stand with the German giants, Troegs DreamWeaver wheat is nonetheless a highly accessible and plenty flavorful ale than fans of the style can appreciate.

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Photo of Spoda1983
3.7/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tiffpanman
4.39/5  rDev +18%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bigred89
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of The_Ogg
4.2/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of peteknepper
4.73/5  rDev +27.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of KingPurple
4.26/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PatrickCT
3.44/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of edward_boumil
4.15/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at a bar (draft).
L: Standard golden color, not super cloudy but mildly turbid. Light head, little lacing
S: Tons of banana. Likewise sweet, doughy bread smell
T: Also tons of banana and sweet wheat
F: Lighter than most imported hefes I've had, silky body, medium carbonation.
O: Solid hefe, best yeast profile I've personally experienced from a domestic brewer's interpretation of the style.

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Photo of YetiMaas
3.56/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Walleybeer
3.98/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MikeElCervecera
4.23/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cchrink
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JPowell712
3.71/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ESPN_Woodsy
3.85/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheNightlyPint
3.63/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A hazy golden pour with a thin brilliantly white crown. Hefeweizens are all about letting the yeast lead the parade and Tröegs has done an admirable job. Yeast phenolics dominate the nose, with that familiar spicy clove characteristic lead the charge while cracked pepper and a hint of citrus dance in the background. The flavor profile is much the same, combining a good level of carbonation and lighter mouthfeel for a solid example of an American Hefe.

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Photo of burnstar
4.26/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of clalalive
3.51/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Bottled on Oct 18, 2015. Not sure if freshness has to do with it, but taste a little funny...

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Photo of Franziskaner
3.99/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Gold in color with a light haziness and a fingernail of eggshell white. The aroma is intensely that of banana esters, pale wheat, and a hint of bubble gum. I taste banana esters and pale wheat. The mouth is light and smooth.

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Photo of kojevergas
3.42/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mnteti
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Adam7m
3.93/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Yellow
S-
T- Wheat, nice and calm
M
O- Good wheat beer

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Photo of leprechaunandfatman
3.77/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AlexSenft
3.06/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BeerMagistrate
1.97/5  rDev -47%
look: 3.25 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.75

I was not feeling this beer at all. Nor my friends. Not sure what the hype is about. Tasted very watery and taste wasn't great at all.

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Tröegs DreamWeaver Wheat from Tröegs Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.72 out of 5 with 1,968 ratings
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