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Wheat Beer


Wheat beer is a type of beer that is made with a significant proportion of wheat. Wheat beers often have a cloudy appearance and a sweeter taste than other types of beer. Wheat beer has a long history, dating back to the Middle Ages. Wheat was often used as a brewing grain because it was cheaper than barley. Wheat beers became especially popular in Germany in the 16th and 17th centuries. Wheat beers are usually light and refreshing, with a slightly sweet taste. They are often served with a slice of lemon or orange. Wheat beers can be paired with lighter foods such as salads or seafood. Some popular brands of wheat beer include Hoegaarden, Blue Moon, Leffe.