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 Avg Ratings > Bros
Weihenstephaner HefeweissbierBayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan5.404.48,283100
Sierra Nevada Kellerweis HefeweizenSierra Nevada Brewing Co.4.804.064,01296
Franziskaner Hefe-WeisseSpaten-Franziskaner-Bräu5.004.043,92986
Paulaner Hefe-Weissbier NaturtrübPaulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG5.504.053,39989
Ayinger Bräu WeissePrivatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying5.104.132,19692
Widmer HefeweizenWidmer Brothers Brewing Company4.903.252,10680
Tröegs DreamWeaver WheatTröegs Brewing Company4.803.791,95382
Erdinger WeissbierErdinger Weissbräu5.603.461,93574
Schneider Weisse Tap 7 Unser OriginalWeisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH5.403.981,74588
Hacker-Pschorr Hefe Weisse NaturtrübHacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH5.504.061,73695
Live Oak HefeWeizenLive Oak Brewing Company5.204.361,623-
HefeweizenFlying Dog Brewery4.703.521,60682
Dancing Man WheatNew Glarus Brewing Company7.204.271,37396
Shiner HefeweizenSpoetzl Brewery / Shiner5.403.281,07581
Schneider Weisse Tap 4 Weisen Edel-WeisseWeisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH6.204.0894498
Pyramid HefeweizenPyramid Breweries, Inc.5.203.09892-
König Ludwig Weiss (Royal Bavarian Hefe-Weizen)Kaltenberg International / König Ludwig International GmbH & Co.KG5.503.888989
Franziskaner WeissbierSpaten-Franziskaner-Bräu5.003.98806-
Hofbräu Münchner WeisseHofbräuhaus München5.103.8478297
Schöfferhofer Grapefruit Weizen-MixBinding-Brauerei AG2.503.49740-
Winter CheersVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown6.703.7727-
Ebel's Weiss BeerTwo Brothers Brewing Company4.903.68679-
Samuel Adams HefeweizenBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)5.403.1867166
Yuengling Summer WheatYuengling Brewery4.603.765284
Julius Echter Hefe-Weissbier HellWürzburger Hofbräu AG5.303.9864092
Erdinger Oktoberfest WeissbierErdinger Weissbräu5.703.660281
Tucher Helles Hefe WeizenBrauerei Tucher Brau5.353.8657897
Floridian HefeweizenFunky Buddha Brewery5.203.79560-
Kapuziner WeissbierKulmbacher Brauerei AG5.404.0252098
Schöfferhofer HefeweizenBinding-Brauerei AG5.003.649083
Saint Arnold WeedwackerSaint Arnold Brewing Company4.903.77462-
Shotgun Betty Hefeweizen AleLonerider Brewing Company5.803.6745483
The LoveStarr Hill Brewery5.103.59450-
Mad King's WeissVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown6.203.92448-
Maisel's Weisse OriginalBrauerei Gebrüder Maisel GmbH & Co.5.403.88447-
Schlafly HefeweizenThe Schlafly Tap Room4.103.344780
Weisse Versa WheatKarbach Brewing Co.5.203.9344680
HefeweizenYazoo Brewing Company5.003.7343882
Sweetwater Waterkeeper HefeweizenSweetWater Brewing Company5.703.67433-
Andechser Weissbier HellKlosterbrauerei Andechs5.504.18423-
Trader Joe's Bavarian Style HefeweizenTrader Joe's Brewing Company5.303.5841881
Organic Hefe-WeizenBrauerei Pinkus Mueller5.103.5541495
Hofbräu München Hefe WeizenHofbräuhaus München5.403.82413-
Gordon Biersch HefeweizenGordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant5.503.6941083
Heinnieweisse WeissebierButternuts Beer & Ale4.903.48405-
Brooklyner WeisseBrooklyn Brewery5.003.8138892
Penn WeizenPennsylvania Brewing Company5.003.8937987
Sunrise WeissVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown5.703.92364-
Drunk Monk Hefeweizen3 Floyds Brewing Co.5.504.12362-
Royal WeisseSly Fox Brewing Company5.403.87361-
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