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Sun Up Horizon Hefe Weizen - Sun Up Brewing Co.

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Sun Up Horizon Hefe Weizen
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82
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11 Ratings
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Ratings: 11
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 8.19%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sun Up Brewing Co. visit their website
Arizona, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A classic German Wheat Ale, made with the famous Weihenstefan yeast, and German Tettnang hops for that great authentic taste!

(Beer added by: Gueuzedude on 03-03-2006)
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2.75/5  rDev -22.3%

trytoketchup, May 07, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

kp29, Feb 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

djrn2, Oct 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

GraduatedCashew, Feb 24, 2014
Photo of Sammy
3.58/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Serviceable hefe, enjoyed at the brewpub. A bit of sour wheat giving a creamy hefe a bit of an edge for drinkability. Lacey giving the unfiltered hefe colours of grapefruit and wheat and a noteable, a nice appearance. No wafting clove and bannana, not necessarily a bad thing either.

Sammy, Feb 07, 2010
Photo of DoubleJ
3.59/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Served on-tap at the brewpub itself. On to the beer:

There is some haze in this beer, but that is to be expected. It's wheat field golden colored, and its heads leaves a little bit of lace around the glass. The intensity of the nose is on the lighter side, with a vague lemon and spice getting into the nostrils. However, the flavor makes up for the mediocre aroma. There are some phenols from the yeast, the standard clove and nutmeg flavors, a pleasant malted wheat base, all brought in on a crisp, light wave. I imagine this being an excellent choice during Phoenix's many 100+ degree days.

DoubleJ, Mar 18, 2014
Photo of Gueuzedude
3.68/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This beer is a densely hazy, actually it is quite opaque, orangish-tinged, straw-tan color. It is topped by a creamy, yet wispy, pale tan colored head. The aroma has notes of tart wheat, clove, banana, a definite yeasty note and some fruitiness that is something like pears. The aroma is quite solid in its breadth, though it is perhaps a bit muted.

The beer is quite smooth with a light, grainy sweetness to it that is accentuated by the fermentation notes. There is a nice maltiness here that combines a bit of toasted malt and a sweet grain character. There is a light spiciness near the end that combines well with a light wheat derived tartness and a light hop bitterness as well. The taste is not quite as complex as the aroma, but it strikes a good balance of flavors and is quite enjoyable.

Gueuzedude, Mar 03, 2006
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3.7/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at the Brewer's Den. Pours hazy golden color with contrasting white head. Nose was good with ripe banana, and was quite appetizing for the beer - you just had to have a sip right away once you nosed it. More banana and esters on the palate, with the clove being more subdued.

yemenmocha, May 02, 2009
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

LXIXME, Apr 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

t0rin0, Feb 26, 2013
Photo of breweryaprntc13
3.85/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L:Poured a hazy golden-tan with a weak one finger head, off white in color with some lace.

A:Banana and clove are most noticeable, with fruity undertones and a slight yeast note.Does right by the style, but is lackluster compared to other hefeweizens

T:The clove is less noticeable here, with banana leading, followed by fruitiness and a gentle wheat presence and good malty flavors. Slight ester presence. Finally a light hop bitterness.

M:Overall a very smooth beer. Starts sweet, slight tart qualities, with a noticeable spicy hops finish.

D: Not the greatest in its clas, but the positives outnumber the negatives. Good take on a hefeweizen, but nothings to write home to your friends about.

breweryaprntc13, Apr 07, 2010
Sun Up Horizon Hefe Weizen from Sun Up Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.