Bavarian-style wheat beer.
A very refreshing and effervescent unfiltered ale with pronounced notes of banana and clove. Weizen is lightly hopped, and has abundant carbonation and a pleasant citric tartness. Especially nice during the hot days of summer.
Style: Bavarian-Style Wheat Beer
Alcohol content: 5.25% ABV
Availability: Spring & Summer
Packaging formats: 6-pack, 12-pack, 24-pack, draft
Malt: Two-row, White Wheat
United States Beer Tasting Championship:
2007 - National Grand Champion
2006 - National Grand Champion
2005 - National Grand Champion
2004 - National Grand Champion
2003 - National Grand Champion
2002 - National Grand Champion
NOTE: In 2004, Penn Weizen was rated "Exceptional" and awarded one of only two Gold Medals at the World Beer Championship in the Hefeweizen category, joining Germany's renowned Weihenstephan Brauerei.
2006 - Men's Journal "25 Best Beers in America"
Great American Beer Festival®: 2002 - Bronze Medal, German-Style Wheat Ale
Great American Beer Festival®: 2000 - Gold Medal, German-Style Wheat Ale
Penn Hefe-Weizen - Great American Beer Festival®: 1997 - Silver Medal, German-Style Wheat Ale
World Beer Cup®: 2002 - Silver Medal