Hefeweizen

Description:
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 Weihenstephan5.408,5494.41
Franziskaner Hefe-WeisseSpaten-Franziskaner-Bräu5.004,5964.05
KellerweisSierra Nevada Brewing Co.4.804,1054.05
Paulaner Hefe-Weissbier NaturtrübPaulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG5.503,5034.05
Ayinger Bräu WeissePrivatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying5.102,2584.17
Widmer HefeweizenWidmer Brothers Brewing Company4.902,1343.32
Erdinger WeissbierErdinger Weissbräu5.602,0063.54
DreamWeaver WheatTröegs Brewing Company4.801,9753.72
Schneider Weisse Tap 7 Unser OriginalWeisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH5.401,7953.98
Hacker-Pschorr Hefe Weisse NaturtrübHacker-Pschorr Bräu GmbH5.501,7684.09
HefeWeizenLive Oak Brewing Company5.201,6824.35
HefeweizenFlying Dog Brewery4.701,6133.51
Dancing Man WheatNew Glarus Brewing Company7.201,3964.21
Hofbräu Münchner WeisseHofbräuhaus München5.101,1763.9
Shiner HefeweizenSpoetzl Brewery / Shiner5.401,0773.29
Schneider Weisse Tap 4 Wiesen Edel-WeisseWeisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH6.201,0714.08
König Ludwig Weiss (Royal Bavarian Hefe-Weizen)Kaltenberg International / König Ludwig International GmbH & Co.KG5.509133.86
Pyramid HefeweizenPyramid Breweries, Inc.5.209063.12
Schöfferhofer Grapefruit Weizen-MixBinding-Brauerei AG2.508023.52
Winter CheersVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown6.707703.6
Samuel Adams HefeweizenBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)5.407453.21
Ebel's Weiss BeerTwo Brothers Brewing Company4.906933.69
Yuengling Summer WheatYuengling Brewery4.606663.59
Julius Echter Hefe-Weissbier HellWürzburger Hofbräu AG5.306604.01
Erdinger Oktoberfest WeissbierErdinger Weissbräu5.706363.64
Floridian HefeweizenFunky Buddha Brewery5.206163.76
Tucher Helles Hefe WeizenBrauerei Tucher Brau5.355873.9
Kapuziner WeissbierKulmbacher Brauerei AG5.405334.03
Schöfferhofer HefeweizenBinding-Brauerei AG5.005113.65
Shotgun Betty Hefeweizen AleLonerider Brewing Company5.804743.67
Maisel's Weisse OriginalBrauerei Gebrüder Maisel GmbH & Co.5.404693.89
Saint Arnold WeedwackerSaint Arnold Brewing Company4.904683.65
The Love Wheat BeerStarr Hill Brewery5.104653.54
Weisse Versa WheatKarbach Brewing Co.5.204603.84
Andechser Weissbier HellKlosterbrauerei Andechs5.504604.16
HefeweizenYazoo Brewing Company5.004593.71
Schlafly HefeweizenThe Schlafly Tap Room4.104563.33
Mad King's WeissVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown6.204553.86
Sweetwater Waterkeeper HefeweizenSweetWater Brewing Company5.704333.53
Trader Joe's Bavarian Style HefeweizenTrader Joe's Brewing Company5.304303.56
Organic Hefe-WeizenBrauerei Pinkus Mueller5.104233.58
Gordon Biersch HefeweizenGordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant5.504183.63
Heinnieweisse WeissebierButternuts Beer & Ale4.904053.4
Brooklyner WeisseBrooklyn Brewery5.003883.8
Penn WeizenPennsylvania Brewing Company5.003823.86
No Limits HefeweizenTwo Roads Brewing Company5.003793.74
Drunk Monk Hefeweizen3 Floyds Brewing Co.5.503674.08
Royal WeisseSly Fox Brewing Company5.403663.82
Baltika #8 WheatBaltika Breweries5.003653.52
Schneider Weisse Tap 1 Mein BlondesWeisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH4.903544.13
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