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Monday, December 5, 2011

12/4/11 Troegs Dreamweaver Wheat

So last night I sat down for supper with a burger, some fries and some Troegs Dreamweaver Wheat (available at Brewer's Outlet in Pottsville). This was my favorite Troegs so far. It was at a balmy 43 degrees. The head was average at 2 1/2" with an off white fizzy appearance and excellent head lacing. The head dissipated slowly and the body had a hazy clarity and a gold color. It had a citrus smell and a taste that was almost exactly like birch beer. The flavor was light and it had a super short finish. It left my mouth with a somewhat dry feel and it hit my tongue in the middle. The body lacing was excellent and I would consider it one of the better beers I have had. I would rate it an A for the different taste that was easy to drink and a very appealing flavor. Thanks for reading and as always drink responsibly.

Information from myfitnessplan.com

Troeg's - Dream Weaver Wheat

Calories130Sodium0 mg
Total Fat0 gPotassium0 mg
Saturated0 gTotal Carbs0 g
Polyunsaturated0 gDietary Fiber0 g
Monounsaturated0 gSugars0 g
Trans0 gProtein0 g
Cholesterol0 mg  
Vitamin A0%Calcium0%
Vitamin C0%Iron0%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Information from Troegs website

Tröegs DreamWeaver Wheat Ale

Alcohol by Volume: 4.8%
Hop Bitterness (IBU's): 15
Color (SRM): Golden, Cloudy
Availability: Year Round
Malts: Pilsner, Vienna
Wheat: 35% Wheat
Hops: Saaz
Yeast: German Wheat

Long toasty days, cool breezy nights and a splash of magic provide the inspiration for the Troegs brothers’ dreamiest  creation—Dreamweaver Wheat. Combining four wheat types with Munich and Pils malts, noble Saaz hops, and a yeast strain that imparts a spicy, peppery, clove taste with a slight hint of bananas, Dreamweaver Wheat is an unfiltered blast of spicy, mouthwatering joy. 


Spicy, peppery, clove taste with a slight hint of bananas.  When serving DreamWeaver pour 3/4 of the beer into a wheat glass, rouse the yeast at the bottom of the bottle and pour the remainder into the glass for big frothy head.


The DreamWeaver pairs well with lighter foods; salads, seafood, sushi and vegetable dishes.  Try it with goat cheese or an herb spread such as Boursin.
Serving Suggestions:
Temp:  45-50° F  Glassware: Wheat Glass

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