Tröegs DreamWeaver Wheat | Tröegs Brewing Company

BA SCORE
85
very good
1,955 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good
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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:
1,955
Reviews:
651
Avg:
3.79
pDev:
12.93%
 
 
Wants:
64
Gots:
364
For Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,955 |  Reviews: 651
Photo of Skyjmpr
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Fellysmarts
3.7/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bmeehan
4.05/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

What jumps out at me with this beer is the spicy notes that I don't typically associate with a wheat beer. It's very pleasant and very refreshing to come across something like this, and aside from that little bit of spice, you're still looking at a solid wheat beer. Very good.

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Photo of CervezaNY
3.69/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of frDan
3.48/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Nice bouquet of pepper and yeast, and clove. Cloudy, unfiltered...aftertaste of rubber or burnt plastic. A pretty good beer, not one to write home about though.

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Photo of DMcGirr
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AMCPhD
3.81/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of atr2605
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A-pours a transparent yellow straw color with a white head with average retention
S-wheat, clove and peppery spiciness, estery
T-sweet malt and tons of clove, with some banana esters in the background, more spicy clove on the finish
M-medium-light bodied with average carbonation
O-very solid, clove dominant hefeweizen

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Photo of Gkruszewski
3.25/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of harsley
4.06/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Cookies
4.55/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of geodonnokepyo
4.39/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tappangordo
3.79/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rbarrett86
3.37/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kgammell1
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MMOSNN
4.46/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Look - clear gold with a two-finger white head that has decent retention and spotty lacing.
Smell - clove, banana, honey, and I'm getting a strong bubble gum note as well. I really like the aroma on this beer.
Taste - pretty much follows the nose. This has a lot of layers that blend really well together. You get the spicy clove along with the sweet banana and honey, but it is rounded out with a clean bubble gum note. All three dimensions linger in the aftertaste.
Feel - high carbonation, medium body, crisp and dry finish.

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Photo of Dpgalante
4.02/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of baklo
3.77/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TimberSwanson
3.86/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Caveworm
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Tröegs DreamWeaver Wheat | Tröegs Brewing Company. Poured from the bottle into a BBC Perfect Pint glass, this beer has a two finger thick off-white head, with lateral lacing, and a hazy amber body.

I smell more banana, clove, and lemongrass with not very much peppercorn or bubblegum-like esters.

Ok now you get the bubblegum flavor with the other traditional hefe elements all being nicely represented here. Very enjoyable indeed.

The mouthfeel here is lighter with fair carbonation. Clean and crisp.

Overall, I'll rate Tröegs DreamWeaver Wheat | Tröegs Brewing Company with a 4.25. I know everyone praises German hefes, and understandably so, but if I'm looking at the closeness/freshness factor here, Hershey PA is maybe five hours from me. So that's something to consider. Either way pick this up.

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Photo of classixIII
3.49/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TeachChefs
4.19/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ScottK22
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jerseyislandbeer
3.69/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Weisenbeer
4.06/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Hefeweizen. The perfect summer brew. Perfected by Brewers in the Fatherland and imitated by all others. This is a very good imitation which successfully mimics all the important qualities of one of my favorite beer styles. Solid thumbs up.

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Tröegs DreamWeaver Wheat from Tröegs Brewing Company
3.79 out of 5 based on 1,955 ratings.
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