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How to pour a wheat beer

If you do it the wrong way, you'll get problems pouring a "Hefeweizen" in the glass. Use "the bavarian technics" to enjoy this delicious beer :-)

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Wheat beer with its special flavour is a great (summer-)drink. In Germany, esp. in Bavaria we call it "Weissbier" or "Hefe-Weizen" (the prefix "hefe" is German for yeast). So let's start . . .

Wheat beer with its special flavour is a great (summer-)drink. In Germany, esp. in Bavaria we call it "Weissbier" or "Hefe-Weizen" (the prefix "hefe" is German for yeast). So let's start . . .

Don't try it in this way! Otherwise . . .

Don't try it in this way! Otherwise . . .

. . . you get this - a lot of foam!

. . . you get this - a lot of foam!

Take bottle and glass this way, keep a steady hand . . .

Take bottle and glass this way, keep a steady hand . . .

. . . and go on . . .

. . . and go on . . .

. . . until the bottle is nearly empty.

. . . until the bottle is nearly empty.

To get the yeast out of the bottle, roll the bottle on a table.

To get the yeast out of the bottle, roll the bottle on a table.

Pour the rest of the beer with the yeast to the glass.

Pour the rest of the beer with the yeast to the glass.

That's it! Enjoy your wheat beer with freshly baked pretzels!

That's it! Enjoy your wheat beer with freshly baked pretzels!

Prost! Cheers!

  • Wheat beer
  • A 500 ml, vase-shaped glass