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A south German style of wheat beer (weissbier) made with a typical ratio of 50:50, or even higher, wheat. A yeast that produces a unique phenolic flavors of banana and cloves with an often dry and tart edge, some spiciness, bubblegum or notes of apples. Little hop bitterness, and a moderate level of alcohol. The "Hefe" prefix means "with yeast", hence the beers unfiltered and cloudy appearance. Poured into a traditional Weizen glass, the Hefeweizen can be one sexy looking beer.

Often served with a lemon wedge (popularized by Americans), to either cut the wheat or yeast edge, which many either find to be a flavorful snap ... or an insult and something that damages the beer's taste and head retention.

Average alcohol by volume (abv) range: 4.0-7.0%   [ ? ] 

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Name Brewery ABV Ratings > Score
Weihenstephaner HefeweissbierBayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan5.408,4574.41
Franziskaner Hefe-WeisseSpaten-Franziskaner-Bräu5.004,5604.06
Sierra Nevada Kellerweis Bavarian-style WheatSierra Nevada Brewing Co.4.804,0894.05
Paulaner Hefe-Weissbier NaturtrübPaulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG5.503,4774.05
Ayinger Bräu WeissePrivatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying5.102,2334.17
Widmer HefeweizenWidmer Brothers Brewing Company4.902,1293.32
Erdinger WeissbierErdinger Weissbräu5.601,9823.53
Tröegs DreamWeaver WheatTröegs Brewing Company4.801,9683.72
Schneider Weisse Tap 7 Unser OriginalWeisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH5.401,7853.98
Hacker-Pschorr Hefe Weisse NaturtrübHacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH5.501,7564.09
Live Oak HefeWeizenLive Oak Brewing Company5.201,6534.35
HefeweizenFlying Dog Brewery4.701,6093.51
Dancing Man WheatNew Glarus Brewing Company7.201,3934.21
Hofbräu Münchner WeisseHofbräuhaus München5.101,1663.89
Shiner HefeweizenSpoetzl Brewery / Shiner5.401,0763.29
Schneider Weisse Tap 4 Wiesen Edel-WeisseWeisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH6.201,0594.08
Pyramid HefeweizenPyramid Breweries, Inc.5.209043.12
König Ludwig Weiss (Royal Bavarian Hefe-Weizen)Kaltenberg International / König Ludwig International GmbH & Co.KG5.509023.86
Schöfferhofer Grapefruit Weizen-MixBinding-Brauerei AG2.507923.52
Samuel Adams HefeweizenBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)5.407423.21
Winter CheersVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown6.707393.6
Ebel's Weiss BeerTwo Brothers Brewing Company4.906883.69
Yuengling Summer WheatYuengling Brewery4.606663.59
Julius Echter Hefe-Weissbier HellWürzburger Hofbräu AG5.306524
Erdinger Oktoberfest WeissbierErdinger Weissbräu5.706333.64
Tucher Helles Hefe WeizenBrauerei Tucher Brau5.355853.9
Floridian HefeweizenFunky Buddha Brewery5.205823.76
Kapuziner WeissbierKulmbacher Brauerei AG5.405294.03
Schöfferhofer HefeweizenBinding-Brauerei AG5.005033.64
Shotgun Betty Hefeweizen AleLonerider Brewing Company5.804663.67
Saint Arnold WeedwackerSaint Arnold Brewing Company4.904643.65
Maisel's Weisse OriginalBrauerei Gebrüder Maisel GmbH & Co.5.404603.89
The Love Wheat BeerStarr Hill Brewery5.104563.54
Schlafly HefeweizenThe Schlafly Tap Room4.104553.33
Weisse Versa WheatKarbach Brewing Co.5.204543.84
HefeweizenYazoo Brewing Company5.004523.71
Mad King's WeissVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown6.204523.86
Andechser Weissbier HellKlosterbrauerei Andechs5.504454.16
Sweetwater Waterkeeper HefeweizenSweetWater Brewing Company5.704333.53
Trader Joe's Bavarian Style HefeweizenTrader Joe's Brewing Company5.304243.56
Organic Hefe-WeizenBrauerei Pinkus Mueller5.104223.58
Gordon Biersch HefeweizenGordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant5.504153.64
Heinnieweisse WeissebierButternuts Beer & Ale4.904053.4
Brooklyner WeisseBrooklyn Brewery5.003883.8
Penn WeizenPennsylvania Brewing Company5.003813.86
No Limits HefeweizenTwo Roads Brewing Company5.003683.73
Royal WeisseSly Fox Brewing Company5.403653.82
Drunk Monk Hefeweizen3 Floyds Brewing Co.5.503654.08
Baltika #8 WheatBaltika Breweries5.003633.52
Sunrise WeissVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown5.703623.91
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