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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 2651) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Sundown WheatMarshall Brewing Company4.703.6595-
Oh, Me So Hoppy To Wheat YouOdd Side Ales4.503.7794-
Chasing RabbitsBurlington Beer Co.5.803.9693-
Monticello Reserve AleStarr Hill Brewery5.503.5192-
BeehiveBristol Brewing Company5.003.2392-
Station Master Wheat AleFlossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery5.303.3691-
Blue Moon ProximityCoors Brewing Company8.503.219071
Mustang Washita WheatMustang Brewing Company5.303.4689-
Smooth Sail Summer AleHeavy Seas Beer4.503.4586-
PolycotHangar 24 Brewery7.203.5786-
Broken PromisesGreenbush Brewing Company7.603.9585-
Crash LandedBegyle Brewing Company7.003.6384-
Florida Avenue AleFlorida Avenue Brewing Co.4.702.9384-
LA-31 PassionneBayou Teche Brewery5.743.2983-
High Rollers WheatAnderson Valley Brewing Company5.303.48390
Thank YouMaine Beer Company5.30482-
Mango WeizenNorthwest Brewing Company5.003.3381-
Flying Monkeys StereovisionFlying Monkeys Craft Brewery5.503.4481-
Mad Beach WheatAviator Brewing Company4.803.0180-
Millstream Windmill WheatMillstream Brewing Company4.503.280-
Golden Fraü Honey WheatThunderhead Brewing Company7.503.3980-
Grapefruit WheatOdd Side Ales4.503.479-
Velvet FogWild Rose Brewery & Taproom4.503.3779-
Mango WheatFree Will Brewing Co.4.803.7578-
Steady EddieUnion Craft Brewing Company7.003.957787
Great Lakes Miami WeissGreat Lakes Brewery4.503.9477-
Slammer WheatJailhouse Brewing Company5.003.7175-
Majestic Wheat AleNorth Peak Brewing Company5.503.3174-
High Five HefeIron Horse Brewery6.003.2274-
400 Divine RabbitsGreenbush Brewing Company6.303.5974-
Sandy WheatMother's Brewing Company4.803.7772-
Coronado Orange AvenueCoronado Brewing Company5.803.571-
10-Speed Hoppy WheatBloomington Brewing Company5.204.137090
Wheat AleAleWerks Brewing Company5.603.3569-
SWAGBlack Hog Brewing Co.4.703.8269-
Wheatstone BridgeTin Whiskers Brewing Company5.403.869-
California Spring BeerHangar 24 Brewery5.203.7369-
Humboldt HazeMad River Brewing Company7.953.6368-
Fieldhouse WheatTriton Brewing Company5.303.5467-
Dundee Summer Wheat BeerGenesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co.4.503.426667
Heartland WheatLucky Bucket Brewing Co.4.803.5665-
Saranac Harvest AleMatt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery5.003.2165-
Crystal Wheat AlePyramid Breweries, Inc.5.303.46480
Watershed WheatToppling Goliath Brewing Company ? 3.6763-
Upside Down BlondeFlat 12 Bierwerks4.503.2562-
Jerkface 9000Parallel 49 Brewing Company5.003.9562-
7th Street WheatNew Orleans Lager & Ale Brewing Company (NOLA)4.503.7361-
Henry Weinhard's HefeweizenBlitz-Weinhard Brewing Co.4.863.0261-
Flying Monkeys Genius Of SuburbiaFlying Monkeys Craft Brewery3.803.5661-
Alpha WeizenNew England Brewing Co.4.803.9661-
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