Among those used are: A south German style of wheat beer (weissbier) typically made with a ratio of 50 percent barley to 50 percent wheat. Its ingredients include coriander and salt, which are unusual for German beers. The terms Hefeweizen ("yeast wheat") or Hefeweißbier refer to wheat beer in its traditional, unfiltered form. Often served with a lemon wedge (popularized by Americans), to cut the wheat or yeasty edge, some may find this to be either a flavorful snap or an insult that can damage the beer's taste and head retention. It gets its name due to suspended yeast and wheat proteins which cause the beer to look hazy, or white, when cold. By German law, Weißbiers brewed in Germany must be fermented using a "top-fermenting" yeast, which is technically an "ale yeast". Other wheat beer styles, such as Berliner Weiße, Gose, and Lambic, are made with a significant proportion of wheat. OG: 1.044 - 1.052. The two main varieties are Weißbier, based on the German tradition, and Witbier, based on the Belgian tradition; other types include Lambic (made with wild yeasts and bacteria), Berliner Weisse (a cloudy, sour beer), and Gose (a German-type sour, salty, herbal beer). In northern Bavaria, it is common to add a grain of rice to kristallweizen, which causes a gentle bubbling effect and results in a longer-lasting foam. This produces a generous stand of foam, especially in light of the high protein content of wheat malt. [10] Also, the suspended yeast in the beer causes some continuing fermentation in the bottle. Product Ref: 067544016540500 {{{ message }}} Close zoom. [citation needed]. [2], The ester and phenolic aspects are produced by the special type of yeast, rather than the high fraction of wheat in the grain bill. Made with lager... Berliner Weisse. Another mixture popular during the summer is a radler variant with a 50–50 mix of Weißbier with lemonade called "Russ", which is the German term for Russian. "Hefe" means "with yeast," hence the beer's unfiltered and cloudy appearance. Hop flavor and aroma are typically low. Wheat beers vary in name according to the place in which they are brewed and small variations in the recipe. [4] Other renowned brands are Augustiner, Weihenstephaner, Schneider (a bronze-coloured specialty), and Andechser. Bière blanche (Literally, "white beer"): The French language name for wheat beer. Dunkles Weißbier or Dunkelweizen: a dark version of a wheat beer ("dunkel" is the German word for "dark"). Styles Hefeweizen. Copyright © 1996-2020 BeerAdvocate®. This style represent the Mit Hefe version which is served with suspended yeast. Is cola-weizen, which is a mix of cola and Weizenbier belgian style of wheat hold. `` white beer '' ) or Hefeweißbier refer to wheat beer 2020, at 22:13 means `` with,. 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