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Sunshine Wheat Beer - New Belgium Brewing

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79
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795 Ratings
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Ratings: 795
Reviews: 357
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 14.78%
Wants: 14
Gots: 32 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
IBU - 14
Hops - Target
Malts - Pale, Carapils, Wheat
OG - 13.4
Fruits/Spice - Orange Peel, Coriander

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 04-28-2002)
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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

ColSanders, Sunday at 09:45 PM
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3.1/5  rDev -10.1%

I'm not a wheat beer fan, but this one is probably the most popular one from a craft brewery here in Colorado. I tried one just to see what all the fuss was about, and it's fine, but nothing spectacular. Good when it's hot outside, like most wheats.

dcscientist, Thursday at 09:54 PM
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4/5  rDev +15.9%

DaPinsker, Sep 22, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

MJHolsey, Sep 20, 2014
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3.28/5  rDev -4.9%

Appearance (3.5) : pours a hazy banana yellow body with three fingers of stable lacing at the top.

Smell (3.5) : banana peel, some old pineapple, a sugary sour aroma overall. A little wheat in the background.

Taste (3) : Fresh wheat, honey, a little green apple skin, coriander, with a generous spicy bite. A little banana on the finish. What can I say, it tastes like a wheat beer. A bit fruity, but nothing exceptional. It ends a bit stale.

Mouthfeel (3) - carbonated, creamy. Ends crisp, and then stale.

Overall (3.28) : A big disappointment. I was surprised at how overwhemingly mediocre this beer is. It's a wheat beer, sure. But that's all it is. Snapshot is better!

The-Adjunct-Hippie, Sep 17, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

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Sunshine Wheat Beer from New Belgium Brewing
79 out of 100 based on 795 ratings.