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
Irish WheatGuinness Ltd.5.301353.69
Edelweiss HefetrubHofbräu Kaltenhausen (Brau Union)5.501333.66
Erdinger SchneeweisseErdinger Weissbräu5.601283.57
Long DayzBerkshire Brewing Company Inc.4.701253.62
Leavenworth Whistling Pig Wheat AleFish Brewing Company / Fishbowl Brewpub4.001233.23
Windansea Wheat HefeweizenKarl Strauss Brewing Company5.101223.67
Highwater HefeweizenNeshaminy Creek Brewing Company5.201213.71
Weissenheimer HefeweizenDESTIHL Brewery5.201203.63
Frankenmuth HefeweizenFrankenmuth Brewery5.201163.64
Mahr's WeisseMahr's Bräu4.901153.65
Miami Weiss Hefeweizen-Style AleMIA Beer Co.5.801153.84
SpinnakerRising Tide Brewing Company4.501143.67
Samuel Adams Harvest HefeBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)5.401143.72
Short's Snow WheatShort's Brewing Company5.201133.57
Franconia WheatFranconia Brewing Company4.801133.67
Horny Goat Laka LakaHorny Goat Brewing Co.5.101123.07
Old World HefeweizenBootlegger's Brewery5.001113.64
Hirsch Bavarian-Weissbier HefeweisseDer HirschBrau/Privatbrauerei Höss4.701103.93
Rockfish WheatBlue Mountain Brewery5.401093.61
Washout WheatHoly City Brewing5.301083.77
El Jefe Weizen AleHale's Ales Brewery & Pub4.501083.61
Red Brick Dog Days AleRed Brick Brewing Company4.101063.32
Harvest HefeweizenBJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse4.901053.35
Wild Frog Wheat AleHoppin' Frog Brewery6.001043.64
HefeweizenFour Peaks Brewing Company - 8th Street Brewery5.501023.61
Monkey BoyEast End Brewing Company4.801023.82
Hefe-weizenDrake's Brewing Co.4.901013.54
Moosbacher WeissbierPrivate Landbrauerei Scheuerer5.001003.62
Plank Bavarian HefeweizenBrauerei Michael Plank5.20993.84
Arbor Brewing Bavarian BlissArbor Brewing Company5.60973.46
Sommer ViceSteel Toe Brewing5.00963.64
HefeweizenCambridge Brewing Company5.75934.02
Big Bend HefeweizenBig Bend Brewing Co.5.60913.7
Saphir WeissMahr's Bräu5.60903.85
El Jefe HefeweizenJ. Wakefield Brewing5.50883.91
Série Signature - HopfenweisseLes Trois Mousquetaires6.00883.89
Sunny HazeMother Earth Brewing5.00883.72
Original Oettinger HefeweissbierOettinger International Getränke-Vertriebs GmbH4.90873.6
Bavarian Style HefeweizenBlack Market Brewing Co.5.00863.75
Crop Circle WheatGreat Dane Pub & Brewing Company (Downtown)5.50843.82
Feed The MonkeyJailbreak Brewing Company5.60843.65
Stiegl Weisse NaturtrübStieglbrauerei zu Salzburg GmbH5.10833.66
Presidio La BahiaGoliad Brewing Company5.50833.67
Hofbräu Hefe WeizenHofbräuhaus Pittsburgh5.40824
Erdinger ChampErdinger Weissbräu4.70823.1
Primátor WeizenbierPivovar Náchod a.s.5.00813.82
Straight-Up HefeweizenBerghoff Brewery5.20803.31
Classic Hefe-WeizenPedernales Brewing Company5.20803.57
Sudwerk Hefe-WeizenSudwerk Brewing Company4.70803.65
Side Launch WheatSide Launch Brewing Company5.00793.81
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