Wheat Ale (787)
Brewing with wheat instead of barley is an ancient tradition that stretches back to the earliest days of brewing. Although not an easy grain to work with, beers brewed with a proportion of wheat do not require maturation, as is the case with lagers, and can be drunk soon after brewing. Most importantly wheat ales are very refreshing. Traditionally they are cloudy or hazy, though with modern filtration they can easily be made clear. Bavarian “weizen” beers are the best known examples of wheat ales and are widely imitated.
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1809 Berliner Style Weisse
Germany - Rated: 0/5 - 0 votes
Added on Feb 24, 2010
Created by Dr. Fritz Briem of Doemens Institute, brewed by Weihenstephan & Doemens, 1809 is a very traditional interpretation of the Berliner Style Weisse with an intense blend of lactic tartness and complex fruitiness. It is bottle-conditioned, unfiltered and unpasteurized. 1809 will age beaut...