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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

1,282 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,282
Reviews: 545
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 12.17%
Wants: 54
Gots: 71 | 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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5/5  rDev +32.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -14%

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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4.05/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into a Weizen glass.
5.1% ABV, no date.
(Reviewed 06-06-11 - from notes)

A - Bright golden yellow in color, Hop Sun is faintly hazy and topped by a long lasting white head. Patchy lace clings to the glass following it's departure.

S - Soft wheat notes brighten up the seasonally awesome aroma. Mild earthy hops provide both aroma and good balance to the pale malt backbone. A touch of resiny citrus and bitterness comes through in the nose.

T - Earthy tones from the hops work well with the pale malt and wheat. The base is there but it really allows the hop variety to be explored. Spicy citrus finishes the beer out with a refreshing zest.

M - Crisp, clean, and light-bodied, the feel showcases every great thing about an easy-drinking summer beer right down to the lightly dry, mildly bitter citrus hop finish.

O - Southern Tier captures the easy-drinking bliss and flavorful, hoppy compounds together very nicely in Hop Sun, a refreshing, tasty hot day treat!

BeerFMAndy, Dec 31, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.23/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

I picked this up as part of a build-your-own six pack for $9.99 at the Binny's store in Bloomingdale, IL. 12oz brown bottle with no freshness date.

Mild floral and citrus hop aroma. Not very strong.

Not much flavor to this either. Mild lemony citrus tatse, a little bit of sweet wheat malt, and then a nice mild bitterness that lingers into the aftertaste.

Light body and low to moderate carbonation.

This is a nice, light summer beer, but it didn't have any wow factor to it.

matjack85, Dec 03, 2012
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Hop Sun (Summer Wheat Beer) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 1,282 ratings.