Tröegs DreamWeaver Wheat | Tröegs Brewing Company

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85
very good
1,963 Ratings
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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
Ratings:
1,963
Reviews:
652
Avg:
3.79
pDev:
12.93%
 
 
Wants:
65
Gots:
370
For Trade:
2
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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a weizen glass. Yeast agitated and poured.

A: Pours a cloudy, tawny golden-brown. Two fingers of creamy off-white head settle shortly into a quarter-inch crown. Lacing is patchy.

S: Green bananas, strong hit of clove, bready wheat, a touch nutty.

T: Green banana closely followed by a smattering of spices. Strong clove presence. Perhaps some cinnamon and brown sugar. Banana bread with walnuts. Spicy, yeasty finish with bready wheat notes.

M: On the lighter side of medium bodied. Fluffy and creamy.Moderate prickling carbonation.

O: Not the prettiest looking hefeweizen- head formation and retention leave a bit to be desired. It's damn tasty though. Enjoy it with banana bread, or better yet- bake a banana bread with it. I just got the crazy notion to try it in a black and tan with Young's Double Chocolate stout on nitro.

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look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I had a bottle of this recently - a golden light hazed color with thick cream -basic look of hefeweizen or pale wheat with good retention. The smell is faintly spicy with some light fruity banana esters with subtle toasted, but mostly yeast oriented aroma which is pretty fragrant and pleasant. The Feel is good a bit sharp with carbonation and spice without a smooth feel - I guess more of an American take perhaps it has some hops to give a more aggressive texture. Mild body with easy to quaff dry finish.

The flavor is good with mild body and wheat aspects. The flavor is slightly fruity with some wheat yeast character but gentle taste overall and practically no alcohol with mild clove-like tinge and pepper in the finish with slight tangy yeast throughout. overall not a bad wheat beer, not a traditional hefeweizen really but it fits well enough and I like the way it tastes based on the change to open fermentation ala Sierra Nevada - it is worth trying.

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look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

This beer hits you with an unexpected taste upon first sip. If one is expecting a dark and powerful beer like so many supplied by Troegs' company, this is going to be a shock. Though it isnt very dark, it still retains a level of taste that can only be matched by a darker brew, though it keeps its character and what it is going for. I would recommend this to anyone who is not a fan of the traditional beer taste.

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

The beer pours a lovely golden straw color with a slight oranging that suggests dehydrated piss. The head was rocky and white but disappeared almost immediately in the torrent of rapid fire carbonation bubbles that peppered the surfaced. The carbonation did, however, eventually die out to a more reasonable level. My real complaint for the beer’s appearance, however, comes from the lack of head on this beer. I want more! The beer is almost properly hazy for the style, though I do tend to like my hefe’s a little murkier. The beer does smell properly banana-like with lovely undertones of orange citrus and heavy biscuity waftings dancing on the nose. The beer is a little thin, which is the first thing that comes to mind when it touched my tongue. The banana esters are definitely in the forefront playing with the biscuit malts, though a strange metallic taste does dance on the taste buds playing with some nice clove spice notes. Mouthfeel, as I said, is a bit thin and watery, though crisp and refreshing. I could knock back a few of these easily, which is lovely. Carbonation is only slightly effervescent, but really it’s very mellow and smooth on the tongue. Overall this is an above average hefeweizen. It’s nothing too special, but is definitely sessionable, and definitely tasty and worth a sip. Another great offering from the Tröegs Brothers!

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Tröegs DreamWeaver Wheat from Tröegs Brewing Company
3.79 out of 5 based on 1,963 ratings.
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