American Pale Wheat Ale

An Americanized version of a Hefe Weizen, these beers range within the pale to golden range in color. Reminiscent of a Hefe Weizen in appearance, unless filtered. Long-lasting head with a light to medium body, higher carbonation is proper. German Weizen flavors and aromas of banana esters and clove-like phenols will not be found. Most use a substantial percentage of wheat malt. Hop character will be low to high but most are moderate in bitterness. There may be some fruitiness from ale fermentation though most examples use of a fairly neutral ale yeast, resulting in a clean fermentation with little to no diacetyl.

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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Style Examples - 101 to 150 (out of 3000) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Orange OakJackie O's Pub & Brewery9.003.94107100
Smooth Sail Summer AleHeavy Seas Beer4.503.53100-
Sundown WheatMarshall Brewing Company4.703.63100-
Shark Meets HipsterDryHop Brewers6.003.8499-
She Shot FirstBottle Logic Brewing4.703.9998-
BeehiveBristol Brewing Company5.003.2497-
Thank YouMaine Beer Company5.304.0294-
Oh, Me So Hoppy To Wheat YouOdd Side Ales4.503.7794-
400 Divine RabbitsGreenbush Brewing Company6.303.5593-
Steady EddieUnion Craft Brewing Company7.003.969287
Sun CrusherRevolution Brewing5.303.792-
Monticello Reserve AleStarr Hill Brewery5.503.5191-
Station Master Wheat AleFlossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery5.303.3691-
Fandom Ale: Fusion XXXIX Lagunitas Brewing Company5.503.9590-
Blue Moon ProximityCoors Brewing Company8.503.219071
Mustang Washita WheatMustang Brewing Company5.303.4689-
Broken PromisesGreenbush Brewing Company7.603.9788-
Crash LandedBegyle Brewing Company7.003.5988-
PolycotHangar 24 Brewery7.203.5788-
7th Street WheatNew Orleans Lager & Ale Brewing Company (NOLA)4.503.738687
Florida Avenue AleFlorida Avenue Brewing Co.4.702.9386-
Mango WheatFree Will Brewing Co.4.803.6985-
LA-31 PassionneBayou Teche Brewery5.743.2984-
High Rollers WheatAnderson Valley Brewing Company5.303.418490
Velvet FogWild Rose Brewery & Taproom4.503.3784-
Mango WeizenNorthwest Brewing Company5.003.3383-
Grapefruit WheatOdd Side Ales4.503.482-
Millstream Windmill WheatMillstream Brewing Company4.503.281-
Flying Monkeys StereovisionFlying Monkeys Craft Brewery5.503.4481-
Golden FraĆ¼ Honey WheatThunderhead Brewing Company7.503.3981-
Small Bird Series: Stumpy DuckTrillium Brewing Company5.604.2780-
Mad Beach WheatAviator Brewing Company4.803.0180-
Great Lakes Miami WeissGreat Lakes Brewery4.503.9479-
Majestic Wheat AleNorth Peak Brewing Company5.503.3176-
High Five HefeIron Horse Brewery6.003.2675-
Slammer WheatJailhouse Brewing Company5.003.7175-
SWAGBlack Hog Brewing Co.4.703.7674-
10-Speed Hoppy WheatBloomington Brewing Company5.204.127390
Coronado Orange AvenueCoronado Brewing Company5.803.572-
Sandy WheatMother's Brewing Company4.803.7772-
Wheatstone BridgeTin Whiskers Brewing Company5.403.6771-
Jerkface 9000Parallel 49 Brewing Company5.003.9671-
California Spring BeerHangar 24 Brewery5.203.7370-
Wheat AleAleWerks Brewing Company5.603.3369-
Fieldhouse WheatTriton Brewing Company5.303.5469-
Humboldt HazeMad River Brewing Company7.953.6368-
Flying Monkeys Genius Of SuburbiaFlying Monkeys Craft Brewery3.803.5568-
Mr. Blue SkyGriffin Claw Brewing Company4.503.4768-
Crispy LittleSuarez Family Brewery5.004.2667-
Heartland WheatLucky Bucket Brewing Co.4.803.5766-
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