American Pale Wheat Ale

Description:
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 2592) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
The Witty OneHigh Hops Brewery4.403.745-
Good Day SunshineKalona Brewing Company5.103.775-
Alchemist's Hoppy American WheatNatty Greene's Pub & Brewing Co.6.203.785-
The PremiereGonzo's Biggdogg Brewing5.003.75-
Willow WheatImperial Oak Brewing4.703.975-
Hornets Nest Honey Lemon WheatJack Pine Brewery6.504.35-
Dog Days Summer BeerLittle Creatures Brewing Company4.403.725-
Red Whitey (Raspberry White Ale)Swamp Rabbit Brewery & Tap Room ? 3.365-
Calistoga WheatCalistoga Inn Restaurant & Brewery5.003.275-
Black Currant RisingNaked Brewing Company4.60-5-
White HopsHopfanatic Brewery6.003.055-
TundraBlack Wolf Brewery4.803.535-
DoxieBrown Paper Bag Project5.403.685-
Albino MooseOddball Brewing Co.6.703.975-
Shuey's Pretzel WheatSnitz Creek Brewery4.503.225-
WISCoast AleThe Brewing Projekt4.903.875-
Wheat IPATributary Brewing Co.6.504.025-
FloozyBlack Bottle Brewery5.903.055-
FC "Fantastically Crushable"Big Ditch Brewing Company3.5045-
Blueberry WheatBig Top Brewing Company ? 3.55-
Hubrew Spanish Street WheatJohn A. Huber Brewing Co.4.503.685-
Pour House Hoppy White AleVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown5.993.745-
WheatCape May Brewing Company ? 4.045-
Centennial DreamProhibition Pig5.503.95-
Peach Wheat AleI & I Brewing6.303.595-
Honey WheatGhost River Brewing ? -5-
My Wheatberry NightsAF Brew4.803.665-
Midsummer Knights WheatMarket Cross Pub & Brewery ? 3.645-
Range Life (Equinox)Right Proper Brewing Company - Shaw Brewpub5.704.055-
A Clockwork OrangeBooks & Brews5.003.755-
AlternatorMetalman Brewery4.504.085-
PEG Strawberry WheatDeclaration Brewing Company4.503.215-
Woody WheatAustin Brothers Beer Co.5.20-5-
American WheatOyster Bay Brewing Co.4.003.795-
Range Life (Experimental Hop #07270)Right Proper Brewing Company - Shaw Brewpub5.704.025-
Rebecca's Divine WitCaptured By Porches Brewing Company5.203.775-
Lavender Honey-WheatJubeck New World Brewing ? 3.995-
16° CelsiusMomentum Brewhouse6.00-5-
FruitionBrewery Ommegang5.30-5-
Graduation AleNorthampton Brewery ? 4.065-
A Little BlueEdmund's Oast6.004.315-
Miami WeissFranklin's Restaurant, Brewery & General Store ? 3.455-
Blueberry WheatFlying Goose Brew Pub & Grille4.863.225-
Windy Gap WheatSmoky Mountain Brewery & Restaurant5.103.245-
Gage Roads New World WheatGage Roads Brewing Company5.202.725-
Dim WitRiver City Brewing Co. ? -5-
World Wide WheatBlack Lotus Brewery5.00-5-
Sunnyside WheatDiebolt Brewing Company4.303.635-
Domus SevillaCervezas Regia Toledo S.L.4.603.265-
Colonel ApricotMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery5.903.455-
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