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Hop Sun (Summer Wheat Beer) - Southern Tier Brewing Company

Hop Sun (Summer Wheat Beer)Hop Sun (Summer Wheat Beer)

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,089 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1089
Reviews: 534
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 12.11%


Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 05-15-2004)
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Charthepirate

New York

3.8/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This summer wheat beer almost reminds me more of an IPA with it's crisp hop bite. The wheat flavor and phenols are balanced exquisitly with the fresh hop flavor. It leaves a pleasent residual sweetness.

It's smell is very mild, and not extremely indicitive of the beer.

The beer is so pale one might mistake it for a macro lager, but not after the first tasty taste.

Serving type: bottle

07-06-2004 02:50:31 | More by Charthepirate
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Hop Sun (Summer Wheat Beer) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 1,089 ratings.