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AleWerks Colonial Wheat Ale


Brewed by AleWerks Brewing Company
Williamsburg, Virginia USA
Style: Wheat Ale | Ratings: 82 | Alcohol: 5.3%
An American style unfiltered Wheat Ale. An effervescent and light ale, it is a refreshing summer afternoon thirst quencher. Wheat beer’s history goes back to the Pharaohs of Egypt. By the 16th century it was popular in Germany where it is usually served quite cold, and with a slice of lemon. American Wheat Beer, which can be traced to the colonial brewer’s need to stretch scarce European imported malt with adjuncts like wheat, has a less fruity, more balanced taste and finish than its German relative, the result of American hops and yeast.

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