American Style: Golden to light amber in color, the body is light to medium and their is a fruity aroma, almost banana like. Bitterness is higher and carbonation is lower than German wheat beers. Some brewers add additional fruit taste like cherry or raspberry.
German Style: Depending on the style can range from pale and light body to dark brown with full body. Wheat beer is characterized by it's cloudy appearance and it's banana and sometimes vanilla aftertaste.