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 2825) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Bell's Mango Habanero Oberon AleBell's Brewery, Inc.6.004100-
She Shot FirstBottle Logic Brewing4.703.9998-
Shark Meets HipsterDryHop Brewers6.003.8498-
BeehiveBristol Brewing Company5.003.2595-
Oh, Me So Hoppy To Wheat YouOdd Side Ales4.503.7794-
Smooth Sail Summer AleHeavy Seas Beer4.503.5192-
Monticello Reserve AleStarr Hill Brewery5.503.5192-
Station Master Wheat AleFlossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery5.303.3691-
Blue Moon ProximityCoors Brewing Company8.503.219071
Mustang Washita WheatMustang Brewing Company5.303.4689-
Thank YouMaine Beer Company5.304.0389-
Grass MonkeySweetWater Brewing Company5.403.7488-
Crash LandedBegyle Brewing Company7.003.6387-
PolycotHangar 24 Brewery7.203.5787-
Broken PromisesGreenbush Brewing Company7.603.9786-
Florida Avenue AleFlorida Avenue Brewing Co.4.702.9386-
LA-31 PassionneBayou Teche Brewery5.743.2984-
High Rollers WheatAnderson Valley Brewing Company5.303.418490
Fandom Ale: Fusion XXXIX Lagunitas Brewing Company5.503.9583-
Steady EddieUnion Craft Brewing Company7.003.948387
7th Street WheatNew Orleans Lager & Ale Brewing Company (NOLA)4.503.748387
Mango WheatFree Will Brewing Co.4.803.783-
Velvet FogWild Rose Brewery & Taproom4.503.3783-
400 Divine RabbitsGreenbush Brewing Company6.303.6483-
Mango WeizenNorthwest Brewing Company5.003.3482-
Millstream Windmill WheatMillstream Brewing Company4.503.281-
Flying Monkeys StereovisionFlying Monkeys Craft Brewery5.503.4481-
Golden FraĆ¼ Honey WheatThunderhead Brewing Company7.503.3981-
Grapefruit WheatOdd Side Ales4.503.480-
Mad Beach WheatAviator Brewing Company4.803.0180-
Great Lakes Miami WeissGreat Lakes Brewery4.503.9479-
Majestic Wheat AleNorth Peak Brewing Company5.503.3175-
High Five HefeIron Horse Brewery6.003.2675-
Slammer WheatJailhouse Brewing Company5.003.7175-
Sandy WheatMother's Brewing Company4.803.7772-
10-Speed Hoppy WheatBloomington Brewing Company5.204.147290
SWAGBlack Hog Brewing Co.4.703.7671-
Wheatstone BridgeTin Whiskers Brewing Company5.403.6771-
Coronado Orange AvenueCoronado Brewing Company5.803.571-
Wheat AleAleWerks Brewing Company5.603.3369-
Fieldhouse WheatTriton Brewing Company5.303.5469-
California Spring BeerHangar 24 Brewery5.203.7369-
Humboldt HazeMad River Brewing Company7.953.6368-
Mr. Blue SkyGriffin Claw Brewing Company4.503.4768-
Jerkface 9000Parallel 49 Brewing Company5.003.9467-
Dundee Summer Wheat BeerGenesee Brewing Co. / Dundee Brewing Co.4.503.426667
Flying Monkeys Genius Of SuburbiaFlying Monkeys Craft Brewery3.803.5466-
Heartland WheatLucky Bucket Brewing Co.4.803.5665-
Sea Rose Tart Cherry Wheat AleBallast Point Brewing Company4.003.3865-
Saranac Harvest AleMatt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery5.003.2165-
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