wheat beer


A beer made from malted wheat, characterized by its pale color and subtle, lagerlike flavor. Technically, it should be classified as an ale since it's a top-fermented brew. See also beer.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

Next Up

Beer Basics

Learn how to choose a quality lager or ale.

Beer Recipes

This page should redirect you. If it does not redirect you automatically, click here

5 Ingredients: Wheat Berry Burgers

Are you loving wheat berries but tired of only using them only in salads? Try this super-delish wheat berry burger, which calls for only five ingredients.

Meet This Grain: Wheat Berries

Wheat berries are a true whole grain! You may not recognize the name, but without these kernels there would be no flour.

Diet 101: Wheat Belly Diet

Here’s a look at the newest popular fad diet: The Wheat Belly Diet. Is eliminating any and all wheat the healthiest way to lose weight?

Beer Brussels Sprouts

Celebrate St. Patrick's day with a simple side dish -- Brussels sprouts cooked in beer.

Cooking with Beer

Add flavor to your favorite recipes with a splash of brew.

Taste Test: Light Beer

Cold beer just tastes better during the hot, steamy summertime. Light beers get a bad wrap on the flavor front, so we tested five popular brands (including the most requested ones from our Facebook fans) to see which brew tasted best. It was a hard job, but someone had to do it! Check out how your favorite brand measured up.

Best Game-Day Beers

The best game-day beers are the ones you want to drink while watching the game. If you're going to spend it drinking midnight-black stout, fine. Super-hoppy IPA? No problem. But if you're hosting, think about stocking up on a wide variety.

5 Reasons Why Beer (Yes, Beer!) is Good For You

Good news, beer lovers! We've got 5 reasons why your favorite brew is actually good for you.

Related Pages