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#1585199 - 08/31/09 11:06 PM Any wheat beer fans around here?
Quattro Pete Offline


Registered: 10/30/02
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Loc: Great Lakes
I recently tried some Franziskaner... I thought that the sediment at the bottom was a dirty bottle and was getting ready to return it, but then read on line that that's the whole idea... lol.

Anyway, which other wheat beer would you recommend?


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#1585205 - 08/31/09 11:14 PM Re: Any wheat beer fans around here? [Re: Quattro Pete]
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Registered: 08/15/07
Posts: 194
Loc: Doylestown, PA

Franz's regular wheat isn't their strong point. Their dark weisse is much better than the regular. From personal experience, I would recommend Hacker-Pschorr and Paulaner. I've never had this but people have raved about Ayinger and Weiphansteiner to me..
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#1585210 - 08/31/09 11:19 PM Re: Any wheat beer fans around here? [Re: zoomzoomlx]
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#1585213 - 08/31/09 11:21 PM Re: Any wheat beer fans around here? [Re: zoomzoomlx]
tom slick Offline


Registered: 05/26/03
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Loc: Central Coast, Calif.
Schneider Weisse is a good Hefeweizen.

I also like American Wheat beers. They have a slightly different "crisper" flavor. Pyramid and Full Sail come to mind.

For German you can also branch into Dunkelweizen, and the Bocks. If you are feeling really adventurous try some Berliner Weisse!

The Belgians also make some great wheats.
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#1585225 - 08/31/09 11:32 PM Re: Any wheat beer fans around here? [Re: tom slick]
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Registered: 02/14/08
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New Belgium Brewery's Sunshine Wheat and Mothership Wit are both interesting examples from my neck of the woods. I homebrew a ton of wheat beers in the spring and summer months so my palate doesn't get much commercial flavor any more.
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#1585240 - 08/31/09 11:49 PM Re: Any wheat beer fans around here? [Re: Quattro Pete]
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Registered: 09/30/07
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Hoegaarden wit bier (white wheat beer) and Erdinger. Hoegaarden is very light with a hint if citrus, good for summer. Erdinger is a very well balanced wheat beer with a good combo of wheat beer with some pilsner. My favorite is Wiekse Witte, but I cant find it in NA. Similiar to Sam Adams Summer Ale and White Ale, but less of that candy taste.

Oh, and the Franz Dunkel or dark wheat. Almost like a banana split, good winter desert beer.

I LOVE MY BEER


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#1585332 - 09/01/09 05:23 AM Re: Any wheat beer fans around here? [Re: Quattro Pete]
Pablo Offline


Registered: 10/28/02
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Loc: Duvall WA - Pacific NW USA
No one has mentioned Widmer yet. It really is the best wheat beer. http://widmer.com/beer_hefeweizen.aspx

Skip the lemon, though. Yuck.

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#1585360 - 09/01/09 06:41 AM Re: Any wheat beer fans around here? [Re: Pablo]
Chris Meutsch Offline


Registered: 02/27/06
Posts: 2243
Loc: Cincinnati
Blue Moon!

Just kidding, I realize that's the McDonald's of wheat beers.

I second the Hoegaarden as my all-time favorite, but it's not a pure wheat beer like some others mentioned.
For a real one, Hacker-Pschorr. Hofbrauhaus makes a great one as well.
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#1585366 - 09/01/09 06:52 AM Re: Any wheat beer fans around here? [Re: Chris Meutsch]
Pablo Offline


Registered: 10/28/02
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Loc: Duvall WA - Pacific NW USA
I'm not a fan of the clovey bubble gummy rancidity wit beers anymore. Old age, wizzened taste buds, I dunno - just not a fan.

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#1586070 - 09/01/09 08:12 PM Re: Any wheat beer fans around here? [Re: Pablo]
dave123 Offline


Registered: 01/13/09
Posts: 1371
Loc: wi
New Glarus has two I have had a lot this summer on a hot day Cracked Wheat,and Dancing Man Wheat both good Craked wheat my first choice, and if you like a dark wheat Black Wheat is good also. should be able to find in your area.

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#1586229 - 09/01/09 09:35 PM Re: Any wheat beer fans around here? [Re: dave123]
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Registered: 10/11/02
Posts: 21215
Loc: Colorado Springs
Originally Posted By: dave123
New Glarus has two I have had a lot this summer on a hot day Cracked Wheat,and Dancing Man Wheat both good Craked wheat my first choice, and if you like a dark wheat Black Wheat is good also. should be able to find in your area.


I was in WI this summer and Spotted Cow was on tap everywhere. Decent beer IMO!

The ingredients are grown on Washington Island. I thought that was pretty cool.


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#1591431 - 09/06/09 07:42 PM Re: Any wheat beer fans around here? [Re: Drew99GT]
Quattro Pete Offline


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Wasn't able to find Hoegaarden, but I found Hacker-Pschorr. Good stuff, but then I thought the Franziskaner Weiss was pretty good, too.
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#1591600 - 09/06/09 11:24 PM Re: Any wheat beer fans around here? [Re: Quattro Pete]
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Registered: 11/26/07
Posts: 378
Loc: Rohnert Park, Cali
A Bud will do for me its the King of beer!!
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#1591611 - 09/06/09 11:37 PM Re: Any wheat beer fans around here? [Re: Oilpants]
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Loc: Great Lakes
A Bud is actually not too bad once in a while. But I like to experiment, too. So many beers, so little time...
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#1593190 - 09/08/09 03:31 PM Re: Any wheat beer fans around here? [Re: Oilpants]
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Registered: 02/04/05
Posts: 3048
Loc: the Sandhills of Nebraska
Originally Posted By: Oilpants
A Bud will do for me its the King of beer!!


Ummm that's hilarious! If a Bud will do you then I guess thanks for that means more good beer for me!

Dude you've got to get out more!

The stuff at the bottom of the bottle is yeast from the bottle fermenting process.

Hoegarden pronounced Who-garden = Right On!

Surprisnly Shock Top Wheat by Bud is decent too!
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