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Style: Wheat Wine
 
Style Information
A Wheat Wine (also called an American Style Wheat Wine) is a stronger wheat beer that is brewed with 50% or more wheat malt. The color ranges from gold to dark amber. The style is full bodied and has a high malt sweetness. Hop presence should be medium to low in both aroma and flavor. Fruit tones should be noted in both aroma and taste. Other style notes include bready, wheat, honey or caramel notes. ABV should be in the range of 8% to 12%. IBUs are medium at 40-80, usually at the lower end of the range.

Recommend glassware for this style
 
GlasswareDescription 
Snifter Typically used for serving brandy and cognac, a snifter is ideal for capturing the volatiles of aromatic beers, such as Belgian ales, India Pale Ales, barleywines and wheat wines. The shape helps... [more]
Tulip A tulip glass not only helps trap the aroma, but also aids in maintaining large
heads, creating a visual and olfactory sensation. The body is bulbous, but the top
flares out to form... [more]
Wine Glass Wine glasses come in many shapes that are styled specifically to certain varietals of wine. The shape of the glass is very important, as it concentrates flavors and aroma. Wine glasses can be div... [more]

Top Consumed Wheat Wine
 
 BeerConsumed
1. Nemesis 2009 by Founders Brewing Company92
2. Anniversary Blood Orange Wheat Wine by Short's Brewing Company75
3. Thirteen by Ithaca Beer Company29
4. Harvest Dance by Boulevard Brewing Co.20
5. Fourteen by Weyerbacher Brewing Co.19
6. Side Project 3 - Gamma Ray by Terrapin Beer Company18
7. Big Beer Series - Wheat Wine by Smuttynose Brewing Company15
8. White Oak by The Bruery9
9. Wheat Love by Bell's Brewery - Eccentric Cafe7
10. Pilgrim's Dole by New Holland Brewing Company7

Top Reviews Wheat Wine
 
 BeerAvg Score
1. Harvest Dance by Boulevard Brewing Co.90
2. Thirteen by Ithaca Beer Company90
3. Side Project 3 - Gamma Ray by Terrapin Beer Company89
4. Nemesis 2009 by Founders Brewing Company89
5. Hvedegoop by Three Floyds Brewing LLC84
6. Bare Tree Weiss Wine Vintage 2008 by Two Brothers Brewing Company81
7. Pilgrim's Dole by New Holland Brewing Company81
8. Wheat Love by Bell's Brewery - Eccentric Cafe80
9. Star Brew-Triple Wheat Ale by Marin Brewing Company80
10. Power Wagon Wheat Wine by Big Sky Brewing Company80