Beer Pairings: 10 Recipes to Pair With Hefeweizen

From creamy goat cheese to simple summer fruit, clean flavors perfectly complement these smooth, bubbly beers

By Lucy Burningham

Published on July 19, 2011

Hefeweizen is a style of German wheat beer that features high carbonation and low hops, which produces smooth but bubbly beers with slightly sweet, fruity flavors. Traditional German yeasts, which remain in the bottle and create the beer's hazy glow, help produce notes of spicy clove, banana and nutmeg. American Hefeweizens are usually subtler than their German counterparts and are frequently served with a squeeze of lemon.

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