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

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

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,233 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,233
Reviews: 543
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 12.14%
Wants: 54
Gots: 52 | FT: 0
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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psuKinger

Pennsylvania

4.1/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottle dated 3/26/2012 (a little over 1 month old), poured into a standard nonic.

A: Pours a light golden color, incredibly translucent, with a bone white head on top. You can see through this beer and make out specific details on things on the other side of the glass.

S: Pine, citrus, and lemon zest, with maybe a touch of biscuits underneath.

T: Taste follows the nose. The pine grabs me at first, with citrus and lemon zest underneath and shouting from the background. Biscuit and bready flavors, likely from the wheat in the grain bill, arrive about half way through the flavor profile but never come to the forefront.

This is a hop-forward wheat beer, and an example of a time I wish I could score a 4.25 instead of a 4.0 or a 4.5.

M: Light and lively, great carbonation, and a good dry finish, with plenty of hop residue left behind on the tongue.

D/O: Very enjoyable. Light, refreshing, and well balanced. Next summer, I want a keg of this instead of Oberon.

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2012 19:42:49 | More by psuKinger
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Hop Sun (Summer Wheat Beer) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 1,233 ratings.