German Ales: Hefeweizen

Notes: These beers are made with at least 50 percent malted wheat. Hefeweizens are very highly carbonated. These beers are typically (though not always) roused during pouring, and when yeast is present, they will have a yeasty flavor and a characteristically fuller mouthfeel.

  • ABV: 4.9%-5.6%
  • ABW: 3.9%-4.4%
  • IBU: 10-15
  • Color (SRM): 3-9
  • Color (EBC): 6-18
  • Original Gravity: 1.047-1.056
  • Original Gravity °P: 11.7-13.8
  • Final Gravity: 1.008-1.016
  • Final Gravity °P: 2.1-4.1

Style info provided entirely or in part by the Brewers Association 2021 beer style guidelines.

15 Hefeweizen Reviewed

Beer Brewery Rate Avg.
Circus Boy Magic Hat Brewing Company 7.50
Crack'd Wheat New Glarus Brewing Company 7.00
Dancing Man Wheat New Glarus Brewing Company 7.50
Ebel's Weiss Beer Two Brothers Brewing Company 8.35
Elder Betty Magic Hat Brewing Company 7.00
Hefe Weiss Sprecher Brewing Company 7.40
Hefeweizen Yazoo Brewing Company 7.08
Hefeweizen Live Oak Brewing Company 9.07
Heifer-in-Wheat Stoudts Brewing Company 7.00
In-Heat Wheat Flying Dog Brewery 8.00
Laughing Fox New Glarus Brewing Company 8.94
Rustwagen Pennichuck Brewing Company 3.72