Questions tagged [hefeweizen]

Weizenbier or Hefeweizen is a Bavarian beer in which a significant proportion of malted barley is replaced with malted wheat. By German law, Weißbiers brewed in Germany must be top-fermented.

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How fast do I need to finish a Hefe Weissbier Keg?

If I remember correctly, the website of Erdinger states their 'Dunkle Hefe' needs to be finished within just 3 days after opening. I know it isn't pasteurized but I wonder, can we stretch that a ...
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Why does Trento (Italy) have such a range of German beers?

Trento in Italy has a lot of German influence and especially when it comes to food and beer. They even serve their versions of German Weizenbier. See Wikipedia and TripAdvisor. Why is that so? Does ...
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Are there Hefeweizen beers with coriander?

White beer ("witbier" in Dutch) is a typical Dutch/Belgian thing, from research I found that it's wheat bear with flavours. This question is about the coriander flavour used in those beers. The ...
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What does rolling/swirling a hefeweizen actually do?

I remember the first hefeweizen I had. It was made by Widmer, and I didn't like it. The second time I tried it, I noticed there were pouring instructions on the box/bottle. The instructions said to ...