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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 - 801 to 850 (out of 3209) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Ratings > Score
Harvester Wheat AleCoach's Brewhouse ? 63.14
SeaWheat Summer AleDouble Nickel Brewing Company5.0063.66
American WheatBike Dog Brewing Company5.3063.4
Third Street WheatGolden Valley Brewery and Pub3.7063.39
PatioTrailway Brewing Co.4.5063.81
Lazy Beach Beach In WheatLazy Beach Brewing ? 63.97
The Witty OneHigh Hops Brewery4.4063.69
Amarillo GoldSaltaire Brewery Limited4.4063.92
EZ AleBoatyard Brewing Co.5.6063.17
Hi*Beams Honky Tonk AleOskar Blues Grill & Brew4.9063.75
Crosswalk WheatWalking Man Brewing Co.4.8063.68
Chicago Amnesia Apricot WheatHaymarket Beer Co. Pub & Brewery4.8063.49
I'll Be Your Basilberry5 Stones Craft Brewing Co.6.3063.75
Golden Leaf WheatCity Brewing Company, LLC ? 63.4
Red Whitey (Raspberry White Ale)Swamp Rabbit Brewery & Tap Room ? 63.46
Foxy Roxy Rocktown WheatPale Fire Brewing Co.5.0063.65
Golden HourPale Fire Brewing Co.5.6063.58
Black Currant RisingNaked Brewing Company4.6063.14
White HopsHopfanatic Brewery6.0063.26
Lion UpGnarly Barley Brewing Company4.5063.84
TundraBlack Wolf Brewery4.8063.64
Light's On Summer AleCharter Oak Brewing Co.4.8063.99
Albino MooseOddball Brewing Co.6.7063.88
GoldbladeO'Hanlon Brewing Co. Ltd.4.0063.65
Beach HoneyBreakwater Brewing5.0063.52
BrigadeFiretrucker Brewery5.6063.5
1896 Wheat7th Settlement Brewery5.2063.44
Winter WheatSquam Brewing7.2063.63
Tropical Thunder Hoppy WheatLost Rhino Brewing Company5.2563.98
FloozyBlack Bottle Brewery5.9063.47
Princess PeachBottle Logic Brewing5.0063.76
Watchtower WheatOcean Avenue Brewery ? 63.53
Together We CanBrocklebank Craft Brewing5.0063.95
Citra WheatAardwolf Brewing Company5.1064.29
Wabash WheatKeg Creek Brewing Company5.0063.66
Watermelon WheatCape May Brewing Company5.5063.81
City Mills WheatThe Cannon Brewpub ? 63.11
Northwinds Rooster TailNorthwinds Brewery4.9063.68
Wheat BeerBrewerkz - Riverside Point5.0063.19
Fruit TrampDust Bowl Brewing Company - Downtown Taproom5.0063.77
Midsummer Knights WheatMarket Cross Pub & Brewery ? 63.49
Sons Of Sydenham (S.O.S)Stone City Ales4.8063.95
Uber WeizenOaken Barrel Brewing Company ? 63.02
WheatLast Stand Brewing Company6.5063.67
SweetlifeFlying Dog Brewery5.2063.85
FireberryShipyard Brewing Co.4.3063.58
Graduation AleNorthampton Brewery ? 63.72
Windy Gap WheatSmoky Mountain Brewery & Restaurant5.1063.23
Brutal Brewing The Tail Of A WhaleSpendrups Bryggeri AB4.7063.12
Dim WitRiver City Brewing Co. ? 63.54
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