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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

1,220 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,220
Reviews: 543
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 12.14%
Wants: 53
Gots: 48 | 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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Treyliff

West Virginia

3.58/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A- pours a clear pale straw color with a small foamy white head that retains nicely, leaving behind some nice lacing

S- crisp wheat with some toasted malt, fruity hops with berry notes, herbal notes with some lemon grass, slightly bready finish

T- citrusy hop flavor up front with an emphasis on lemon, clean toasty malt with slight sweet bready flavors, crisp wheat on the finish with an herbal hop linger

M- medium body with moderate spritzy carbonation leads to a foamy mouthfeel and a crop dry finish

O- simply profiled, yet well balanced and drinkable. A worthy option for those hp summer days

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2014 01:47:00 | More by Treyliff
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Birdsack

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

06-25-2014 21:14:17 | More by Birdsack
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roysand

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

06-24-2014 23:10:31 | More by roysand
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gory4d

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

06-24-2014 17:18:34 | More by gory4d
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Tiberianray

New York

3/5  rDev -20.8%

06-24-2014 15:08:37 | More by Tiberianray
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Swift989

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

06-24-2014 04:32:07 | More by Swift989
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y0tommyb

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

06-24-2014 01:02:43 | More by y0tommyb
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Zetcha7x

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

06-24-2014 00:33:52 | More by Zetcha7x
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Rizzy17

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.5%

06-23-2014 13:30:26 | More by Rizzy17
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Ohiovania

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

06-23-2014 01:24:08 | More by Ohiovania
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TX-Badger

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

06-22-2014 19:01:22 | More by TX-Badger
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PGVG

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

06-22-2014 03:56:01 | More by PGVG
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Boca-X

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

06-21-2014 20:58:59 | More by Boca-X
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barryjg

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

06-20-2014 21:16:59 | More by barryjg
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fps_dean

Massachusetts

3.58/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

I never expect much from a summer beer, most of them are too thin and watery for my liking, and I figure if it's really that hot out, I'd be drinking water anyway. Southern Tier's Hop Sun is one of the exceptions; a beer that I enjoy drinking, particularly in warmer weather or during cookouts.

It pours a light golden color with moderate head. It smells of lemony hops, and tastes like lemony hops and wheat. It goes down smooth and is refreshing while at the same time not sacrificing on flavor.

Serving type: bottle

06-20-2014 19:55:44 | More by fps_dean
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Klebe

Maryland

3/5  rDev -20.8%

06-20-2014 14:59:01 | More by Klebe
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starshockey9

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

06-19-2014 03:05:49 | More by starshockey9
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Troy518

New York

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

06-18-2014 15:28:47 | More by Troy518
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ImFnKrazy

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

06-17-2014 02:59:28 | More by ImFnKrazy
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markaj311

New York

4/5  rDev +5.5%

06-16-2014 21:05:09 | More by markaj311
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Ardeer

New York

3.7/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a pint. Very golden in appearance. Smell is citrus/lemon and wheat. Nice taste. A lot of the reviews call this "crisp" and a nice summer beer and I would agree with that, although there is nothing outstanding about it. I will pick it up again sometime on a hot day.

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2014 16:52:04 | More by Ardeer
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

06-15-2014 10:59:39 | More by DrunkinYogi
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Didier

New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

06-15-2014 01:13:50 | More by Didier
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kjmass

Maryland

4/5  rDev +5.5%

06-14-2014 00:45:16 | More by kjmass
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wisegreensoul

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

06-13-2014 23:34:05 | More by wisegreensoul
Hop Sun (Summer Wheat Beer) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 1,220 ratings.