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Sunshine Wheat Beer - New Belgium Brewing

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761 Ratings
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Ratings: 761
Reviews: 355
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 15.03%
Wants: 10
Gots: 21 | 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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thaichile

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Pours a clear yellow with a nice puffy white head. Coriander and orange on the nose. Flavors are citrus, sour but pleasent. Haven't been overly thrilled with NBB. However, this one was very nice, light, albeit somewhat watery, refreshing summer time brew. Thanks to jhammerly for the bottle.

Serving type: bottle

07-28-2006 13:38:55 | More by thaichile
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Sampled this evening on 6/30/14. Had this once a couple of years back but came with a different older-style label as in the picture. The new label has a pair of lawn chairs on the label. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured into a pilsner flute glass.

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Sunshine Wheat Beer from New Belgium Brewing
79 out of 100 based on 761 ratings.