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Explain the differences between a wheat beer, a pale ale and an IPA?
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Top fremented beer relative to wheat.
Beer brewed with lot of wheat and top fermented.
A beer derived from wheat obviously. They usually have a brighter taste to them, not so many hops.
Beer made of wheat grains.
A wheat ale beer that has a predominant wheat flavor to it (because it is brewed with wheat). It usually has yeast unfiltered in the beer.
My favorite! I will give you a sample.
Wheat ale is german style beer and it is made from wheat and barely.
A wheat beer is one brewed with a majority of the malt being wheat malt, these are a little lighter in body and color then malt from barley, around 5-6%. A pale ale is made with pale malt, which literally looks pale, and is usually hopped with aromatic hops, around 5-6% alcohol. India Pale Ale has a higher alcohol content 7-8% and is usually featuring lots of bittering hops and aromatic hops.
Wheat beer is a beer, usually top-fermented, which is brewed with a large proportion of wheat relative to the amount of malted barley. The two main varieties are Weissbier and Witbier; minor types include lambic, Berliner Weisse and Gose.
Has more wheat than malt-barley.