BAVARIAN WHEAT BEER
In German, 'Hefe' means 'yeast' and 'Weizen' means "wheat," and Bavarian Hefe-Weizen beers are exactly that — unfiltered, yeasty wheat ales. Brewer's yeast is the active culture that produces alcohol in beer and wine, and is usually filtered out when spent. Keeping the yeast in the brew gives Hefeweizen beers their distinctive cloudy haze and their unmistakable flavor. Paulaner is an internationally recognized icon of this delightful style. This highly refreshing warm-weather beer is so vividly reminiscent of baked goods and tropical fruit that it's like fresh banana bread in a glass. Briskly carbonated and lacking palpable hop bitterness, this is one of the world's best beers for tempting wine and cocktail lovers to take a walk on the malt side. Serve this beer with a nutty shrimp pad thai or grilled ham and cheese on rye.
Price: $2 (16 oz.)