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Black Bear Liquid Sunshine Ale - Black Bear Brewery

Black Bear Liquid Sunshine Ale
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Ratings: 4
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 13.37%

Brewed by:
Black Bear Brewery visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
Liquid Sunshine is a Bavarian style Hefewiezen. This beer has the traditional clove aroma with a touch of lemon peel, but there are no spices added. The unique flavor comes from a traditional yeast selection which has been used in Germany for centuries.

11 IBU

(Beer added by: ncbrewerbun on 07-08-2011)
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North Carolina

4.3/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Got a growler at the brewery on 7/1, which happened to be the day of the release, and took it with us to have after hiking in Baxter State park.

This beer poured a cloudy pale yellow with a creamy long-lasting white head. The aroma was of banana and cloves, as you would expect, but leaning more toward subtle cloves and nice pilsner and wheat malt. The taste matched the aroma...the fruitiness (banana/clove) was there but not overpowering, providing a nice balance for a hefe.

Overall, a super easy drinking beer that could not have gone over better after spending about 8 hours hiking.

Plus, it was a fun brewery to stop at and the brewer, Tim, was great to visit with.

Serving type: growler

07-08-2011 15:47:10 | More by ncbrewerbun
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Black Bear Liquid Sunshine Ale from Black Bear Brewery
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