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Hefeweizen Goes With Second Breakfast

A “pre-noon glass of beer” during “second breakfast”? Clearly, I need to start exploring my German heritage.

In the heat of a waning summer, when half the world seems to have taken off on vacation, a late-morning glass of wheat beer can be another sort of pleasurable departure. In Bavaria, home of the hefeweizen style of wheat beer, such refreshment is an essential component of the brotzeit, or second breakfast.

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