American Wheat Pale

Pale to light amber
Clear to cloudy
Perceived Hop Aroma and Flavor:
Low to medium. Versions served with yeast may exhibit somewhat higher perceived bitterness.
Fermentation Characteristics:
Low to medium fruity esters are present. Diacetyl and phenolic, clove-like attributes should not be present. Low to medium yeast character is present in versions served with yeast, in harmony with malt and hop attributes and not sharp.
Very low to medium. Versions served with yeast may exhibit a full mouthfeel.
Additional Notes:
These beers can be fermented with either ale or lager yeast. The grist should include at least 30 percent malted wheat. When using these guidelines as the basis for evaluating entries at competitions, organizers may wish to further subcategorize this category based on the presence or absence of yeast, use of darker malts, etc.
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