Tröegs DreamWeaver Wheat | Tröegs Brewing Company

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85
very good
1,957 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:
1,957
Reviews:
651
Avg:
3.79
pDev:
12.93%
 
 
Wants:
65
Gots:
366
For Trade:
1
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Photo of Jsalz21
3.18/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Nunya
3.62/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Brew_ski
4.04/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of FightinIrish88
3.63/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tuck_leepulin
3.81/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SomethingClever
3.71/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle poured into nonic pint.

A: Bright clear light yellow body, very little head. For being unfiltered the clarity is startling.

S: Banana, clove, coriander.

T: Lots of banana, clove spice, and a light syrupy honey on the end.

M: Light up front with a little fuller as you aproach the end.

O: Fairly straight forward Hefe nothing crazy about it but really nothing bad either just a solid beer.

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Photo of sharp315
3.79/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Vetbidder
3.65/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Nice unfiltered look to this beer. Some type of grassy, not sweet banana scent. Honestly, doesn't smell all that inviting to me (personally). Fingers crossed... ok so the not sweet banana smell actually works with the flavor of this beer, somewhat yeasty. I'm getting the wheat flavor lingering with this beer in the finish. A bit thin with moderate carbonation. Ehaah...nah.

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Photo of SadMachine
3.63/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dogma33
3.31/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Cpmitchno1
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JLK7299
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of Selinsgrove2015
3/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of TerryAcker
3.82/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Oopssorryy
3.6/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a pale gold, with a think white head that quickly settles to a think cap across the beer. Beautiful lacing is seen, and the small head quickly reforms with slight agitation. Loads of carbonation can be seen bubbling up rapidly through the brew, making it appear quite lively.

The nose is startlingly complex, with notes of citrus, a grassy scent, deep earth, and even a medicinal scent all vying for top billing in the event. These notes all shift, rise and fall, leaving you content just to sniff the beer periodically. Like the visual, the scent really stimulates your senses, which is somewhat contrary to the brews name. The flavors are somewhat of a let down for me, with a dank, super earthy note overtaking the entire brew. You get a faint hint of the other flavors right at the end, before, inexplicably, the flavors are cut short and you are left with a light flavor reminiscent of the medicinal quality I perceived in the nose. A real let down compared to the rest of the beer. This beer is neither bitter nor sweet, it just is, which does stand out amongst the other beers I've had the pleasure of having, so there is that.

The mouth feel is incredibly light, almost like mildly carbonated water. Along with one of the most dry finishes I've ever had in a beer, this one goes down easily. If only the flavors where there to make you really want to keep drinking. This brew is not offensive, but it's also no inspiring at all. Like it's bitterness vs sweetness, this beer just simply is, and in a world of great beer easily attainable, I'll be passing on this one.

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

Photo of Budlum
3.57/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Nyrangersgrrl
2.62/5  rDev -30.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of kevintaraross
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of flek
3.94/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 88caprice
3.82/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured with yeast roused from a bottle into a weizen glass.

Overall: A fine hefeweizen with all the characteristics you'd expect.

Look: golden and cloudy with a one-finger head and fair amount of lacing.
Smell: characteristic ripe banana, clove, and tart funk.
Taste: somewhat tart and phenolic, some banana and spice wafts up, and a hint of bubblegum upon swallowing.
Feel: bites the tongue, fairly light and smooth.

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Photo of Chris_Gannon
3.87/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wingnut93
2.81/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Cath
3.42/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Tröegs DreamWeaver Wheat from Tröegs Brewing Company
3.79 out of 5 based on 1,957 ratings.
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