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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

1,214 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,214
Reviews: 543
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 12.14%
Wants: 51
Gots: 47 | 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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rajendra82

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3.55/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The pale golden body was clear, and had a one finger thick foamy head fed by lively carbonation. The looks were more similar to an APA, and so was the muted hop aroma. This lacked any of the clove, banana, bubblegum wheat beer smells. The taste was a bit more wheaty, as the spicy hop bitterness was backed by a sweetness tinged with juicy fruit gum. The beer was very easy to drink, as should be the case for a summer seasonal, and there was a lingering sweet aftertaste. Picked up out of season as a one off at Green's, but will have to look for this during the dog days.

Serving type: bottle

01-12-2011 06:12:32 | More by rajendra82
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Hop Sun (Summer Wheat Beer) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 1,214 ratings.