Tröegs DreamWeaver Wheat | Tröegs Brewing Company

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85
very good
1,954 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:
1,954
Reviews:
651
Avg:
3.79
pDev:
12.93%
 
 
Wants:
64
Gots:
364
For Trade:
1
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Photo of hopfacebrew
3.85/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Hudak hooked this up in our recent trade, thanks man!

Poured to weizen glass the beer pours a hazy yellow golden color with a 1/2 finger white heads with some retention but decent lacing. The nose is light with hints of banana, clove, and pepper with a trace of wheat on the back end. The flavor very much follows suit. Very well balanced. Lighter end of medium bodied and well carbonated. Finishes crisp with a mild bitterness and banana on the tongue. Overall, not my favorite style but this is a good beer and represents hefeweizens well! Pleased to have tried it!

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Photo of vfgccp
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of tread
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of bdl10
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of cynical1027
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of Tjizzel
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of aranheaney
3.62/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Picked up a growler for $6.00 at my local top-secret beer store. (Same place had sixes of Storm King for $8.49!!!)

Poured into a Three Heads Brewing pint glass:

A-Hazy, gold, little head and no lace

S-Citrus, pepper, banana, clove all here

T-A little weak, doesn't have the hefe bite that is present in high quality offerings of this variety

M-a little chewy, but overall not bad

O-kind of disappointing, maybe the keg was a bit dated, but I hoped for more

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Photo of Darkmagus82
3.45/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Served in a pint glass

Appearance – Served a hazy yellow/golden color with a nice white head. The head faded leaving only a very little lacing, but leaving a thin film on the surface of the brew which persisted throughout the drinking experience.

Smell – The smell was quite interesting. There was some yeast and banana aromas mixed in with a nice wheaty backbone. The peppery aroma however when mixed with a bit of the banana and some of the other spices gave it a kind of bacon aroma as well.

Taste – A peppery wheat flavor is the first to meet the tongue. There is a little bit of sweeter, lighter fruit that then comes into play; banana and some citrus. These lighter fruits are mixed with other spices such as cloves. The taste is then rounded out with a bit of hoppiness mixing its way in with the sweetness.

Mouthfeel – A medium bodied brew with a mid to higher level of carbonation. Very appropriate for the style, but nothing really to out of the ordinary. It is easy to drink and very non-offensive.

Overall – This is an easy drinking wheat beer. Good for the style, but nothing to really hold in the greatest of esteem.

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Photo of jfcaa193
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of adrian21
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of rlee1390
3.69/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A-Clear yellow, not much head , sediment is present but doesn't move around much.

S-Wheat, bananas and clove

T-Spices, wheat, some clove, not much banana and some oranges

M-Light and some carbonation

O-My second day of let down from Troegs. A boring Hefeweizen that did not bring the banana flavors in the taste that it had in the nose.

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Photo of joex444
2/5  rDev -47.2%

Photo of CB2maltygoodness
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of LostInTheFlood
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of Tyrawlings
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of daverdave
3/5  rDev -20.8%

Photo of wvsabbath
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of jharkins07
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of larybrew
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of DSlim71
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of BigPlay1824
3.54/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed in a weizen glass

A: pours a very clear light yellow/ hay color with a few carbonation bubbles and a finger of light fluffy pure white head that lingers for a decent amount of time and leaves a bit of creamy lacing on the glass
S: definitely a hefeweizen, banana peel and nice clean wheat notes are immediately discernible
T: pretty clean, banana peel and a slight spice in the middle, little bit of a what note lingers on the palate for a while afterwards, above average
M: medium carbonation, leaves the mouth wet and yet with a certain spice note at the back of the throat
O: a pretty nice brew, drinks smooth and clean, not overly complex but generally nice

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Photo of HopNelius
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served out of a 12 oz bottle and into a pilsner glass.
Appearance-yellow, lots of carbonation, unfiltered with yeast floating, very cloudy.
Smell-smells of banana's and yeast.
Taste- notes of banana bread, very tart, can taste the yeast coming through.
Mouthfell-tart
Overall-Not a bad wheat beer but far from exceptional either. Troegs is a great brewery but this is not one of their best.

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Photo of drtth
3.99/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Duvel glass. Glass of cold water on the side to sip from periodically.

Appearance: As poured the beer is a hazy golden yellow color with a ½” fluffy white head that soon begins to recede to a thin layer and ring around the glass. Sipping leaves some leggy and speckled lacing that mostly clings to the side of the glass.

Smell: The aroma is banana and spice that are really quite nice and there is also some wheat here as well.

Taste: The flavors, as expected from the nose, are a delicate mix of banana, clove and a dash of white pepper, all in balance with each other and supported by the wheat.

Mouthfeel: The mouth feel is on the light side of medium bodied and has light prickly carbonation throughout. The finish begins with the fruit slides through the spice and ends on a slight bittered note.

Drinkability and Overall Impression: I’ve enjoyed this beer many times and its always a pleasure to have it yet again. I certainly appreciate being able to find a decent wheat beer brewed locally. My over all impression is that this is a good beer that will not unseat Weihenstepahner and some of the other top imported hefeweizen, but that is as good or better than many of the hefeweizen I’ve tried during travels in Germany. I particularly like the fact that while the banana is present it doesn't overwhelm.

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Tröegs DreamWeaver Wheat from Tröegs Brewing Company
3.79 out of 5 based on 1,954 ratings.
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