Similar to Hefeweizen, American Wheat beers use a cleaner yeast and have more of a hop aroma and flavor. The yeast used does not produce the banana and clove phenolics you are used to with German styles.
Aroma– fruity, floral, citrus, sweet bread crust
Flavour– fruity, floral, citrus, sweet bread crust
Mouthfeel– well balanced, refreshing, crisp, creamy mouthfeel
Finish– dry, some tartness
Food Pairings– light dishes, chicken, salad, sushi, seafood, eggs
Cheese Pairings– creamy cheeses, fruity cheese, chevre, brie,
Dessert Pairings– fruit desserts, creamy desserts, custard, puddings,