wheat beer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n wheat beer a general name for beers made from wheat by top fermentation; usually very pale and cloudy and effervescent
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Usage

In literature:

This small army of men consumed 22 bushels of wheat, 8 pennyworth of beer, and 41 bushels of malt, worth 18s.
"A Short History of English Agriculture" by W. H. R. Curtler
Mum is a peculiar kind of beer made from wheat malt.
"Cocoa and Chocolate" by Arthur W. Knapp
Wheat and rye of several varieties were raised as bread-stuff, barley and some other grains for the brewing of beer.
"An Introduction to the Industrial and Social History of England" by Edward Potts Cheyney
Milwaukee, port of entry, great pork packing and beer brewing centre; also grain and wheat market: pop., 158,509.
"Alden's Handy Atlas of the World" by John B. Alden
Wheat, they say, makes the most nourishing beer, but heating and astringent.
"Odd Bits of History" by Henry W. Wolff
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In poetry:

Then they gave him a wheat loaf to eat,
And after that a can o beer;
Then they cried a' with ae consent,
"Eat, brave Noble, and make gude cheer!
"Hobbie Noble" by Andrew Lang

In news:

A waitress serves wheat beer from a bottle at a tavern in downtown Munich, southern Germany on Thursday, Feb 5, 2009.
Flying Fish brewer Casey Hughes doesn't like wheat beers.
"I wanted to make a wheat beer that I liked," said Hughes.
Flying Fish brewer Casey Hughes doesn't like wheat beers.
A guide to German wheat beers.
The special brew is basically Shiner 's Dunkelweizen, or dark wheat beer, brewed with Stonewall peaches from the Texas Hill Country and pecans.
Malting improvements have made today's wheat beer s more refined, but it is the authentic Bavarian wheat beer yeast that links us to those brews of yore.
Landerman says that while a lot of people like a Marzen (Oktoberfest) paired with brats , he's partial to wheat-based beers.
1/2 cup Crop Circle Wheat or other wheat beer.
Going to the Texas Craft Brewers Festival this past weekend, I would have never guessed that there was once a time when a local brewer had to convince local pubs to stock cloudy wheat beer.
Weizeneisbock is an intense style of wheat beer that was developed in Bavaria in the 19th century.
In Marietta has brought back its popular Paw Paw Wheat, an American wheat beer with a hefty 9 percent alcohol.
On tap they feature 16 of these beers, usually a few pale ales, a wheat beer, stout and others.
With fresh whole-wheat breadcrumbs and beer-simmered sweet onions, you'll never notice the missing fat.
A-B's wheat beer joins the gleeful march toward the Mayan apocalypse By Gabriel Beltrone.
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