HEFEWEIZEN

AKA:
Weissbier, Weizenbier, Weizen, Wheat Ale

Pronunciation guide for English-speakers:
"hay-fuh-veyt-sssenn" (Do NOT pronounce it "haffie-vi-zon!")

Definition:
Another name for Weissbier. "Hefe" means yeast, and "Weizen" means wheat, so Hefeweizen is "yeast wheat." Germans prefer to call the brew Weissbier, while North Americans prefer the term
Hefeweizen. The beer is yeast turbid, because it is unfiltered. For more on this style, see Weissbier.

Related beer styles:
Kristallweizen, Dunkelweizen
, Weizenbock, Weizendoppelbock, Weizeneisbock, Russ

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