Subcategory C: Wheat Wine Ale

Color:
Gold to black
Clarity:
Chill haze is acceptable at low temperatures.
Perceived Malt Aroma and Flavor:
Any of bready, wheat, honey or caramel malt aroma and flavor attributes are often present. High residual malt sweetness should be present.
Perceived Hop Aroma and Flavor:
Low to medium
Fermentation Characteristics:
Fruity esters are often high and balanced by a complexity of alcohols and high alcohol content. Diacetyl is usually absent in these beers but may be present at very low levels. Phenolic yeast character, sulfur, and DMS should not be present. Oxidized, stale, and aged attributes are not typical of this style.
Body:
Full
Additional Notes:
This style is brewed with at least 50% wheat malt.
Alcohol by Volume:
8.50% – 12.20%
IBU:
45-85
SRM Color:
5+