wheat beer

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wheat beer

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Beer made with malted wheat, usually in combination with malted barley, or from unmalted wheat and malted barley.

wheat beer

n
(Brewing) any of various beers brewed using a mixture of wheat malt and barley malt
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Noun1.wheat beer - a general name for beers made from wheat by top fermentationwheat beer - a general name for beers made from wheat by top fermentation; usually very pale and cloudy and effervescent
Weizenbier - a general name in southern Germany for wheat beers
Weizenbock - a German wheat beer of bock strength
ale - a general name for beer made with a top fermenting yeast; in some of the United States an ale is (by law) a brew of more than 4% alcohol by volume
Deutschland, FRG, Germany, Federal Republic of Germany - a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990
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Using 204 beers picked from the 2010 Australian International Beer Awards, the scientists compared vitamer counts of lagers, ales, wheat beers, stouts and porters.
Flavors in wheat beers range from bright and citrusy, to creamy and yeasty, or spicy with notes of coriander, orange zest and herbs such as chamomile.
Hieronymus, a journalist, explains how breweries make wheat beers.
Some of the bigger monastic breweries in Germany and Austria were started by Irish monks coming over there in early Christian times and they are quite famous for their wheat beers now.
Store wheat beers standing vertically, for if you keep them lying flat, the yeast particles can slide down when you open the bottle, causing a sudden release of carbon dioxide, which causes too much froth, ruining your drink.
Bavaria's fruity refreshing wheat beers are ideal for the summer, with their hazy golden bodies and huge white foaming heads.
3% abv beer brewed to reflect a combination of the full-bodied, creamy Belgian-style wheat beers and the lighter, more elegant German styles.
The cask-conditioned beers on offer will include five from overseas, as well as award-winning ales, fruit and wheat beers and those brewed exclusively for the festival.