The German Hefeweizen exemplifies quite a dichotomy in craft beer. This style demonstrates that not all is as it seems. The lightness in color masks the intensity of the flavor. The esters and clove aromas and flavors accentuate that you cannot judge a beer by its color alone.
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Glassware: Weizen style
Food Pairings: Lighter foods, salads, seafood, sushi, German dishes, poultry
Cheese Pairings: Tangy (i.e., Brick, Edam, Feta), chèvre goat cheese, herbed spread
Dessert Pairings: Very light, fruit desserts, key lime pie