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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

1,262 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,262
Reviews: 544
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 12.14%
Wants: 54
Gots: 66 | 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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Ratings: 1,262 | Reviews: 544 | Display Reviews Only:
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jpvenezia

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

11-30-2012 12:40:34 | More by jpvenezia
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athenmonk

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

11-30-2012 10:36:28 | More by athenmonk
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Proclarush

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

11-29-2012 22:34:46 | More by Proclarush
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rolive

Georgia

4/5  rDev +5.5%

11-28-2012 23:16:43 | More by rolive
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C-Dog


4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

11-27-2012 05:52:47 | More by C-Dog
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heddar33

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

11-21-2012 20:47:24 | More by heddar33
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jratt79

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

11-18-2012 00:49:05 | More by jratt79
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sneaks2210

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

11-17-2012 17:44:27 | More by sneaks2210
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SadMachine

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +5.5%

11-10-2012 18:18:51 | More by SadMachine
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EvanWilliams

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

11-03-2012 01:37:27 | More by EvanWilliams
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Lincolnman

New York

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

11-01-2012 22:42:10 | More by Lincolnman
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Guden

Maryland

4.1/5  rDev +8.2%

A- Cloudy copper with just a hint of a white head that fades quickly to a few bubbles.

S- Not a whole lot, a little bit of honey and citrus.

T- A pleasant mixture of citrusy hops, sweet malt and wheat, and a refreshingly bitter finish. Hop Sun is a pretty apt name, it's a little like drinking liquid sunshine.

M- Creamy but moderately thin with a low carbonation. Works well with the sweet and hoppy balance.

O- A really nice beer. I haven't cared much for ST in the past but this one hits the spot, even a few months after its peak.

10-31-2012 23:58:17 | More by Guden
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twillingthenoz

New York

4/5  rDev +5.5%

10-29-2012 23:35:37 | More by twillingthenoz
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mkennedy119

Illinois

3/5  rDev -20.8%

10-25-2012 04:14:46 | More by mkennedy119
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IMSPEAKNOENGLISH

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

10-24-2012 01:47:45 | More by IMSPEAKNOENGLISH
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J2L


3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

10-21-2012 22:08:52 | More by J2L
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zac16125

South Carolina

2.83/5  rDev -25.3%

12oz bottle into a Weizen glass

A: Pours a crystal clear, light straw yellow with just under 1 fingers width of bright white colored head. Head dissipates fairly quickyl and leaves effectively no lacing. Looks like an AAL, only brighter. Blah.

S: Fair amount of spice, a touch of wheat, lots of adjunct-y flavors, a hint of vinegar-like harshness. Yuk.

T: Very mild. Some spice, citrusy hops, and wheat. Again some adjunct-like flavors. Not a lot going on here, but I like the interplay of hops and wheat.

M/D: Light bodied, fair amount of carbonation, drinkability is good as is expected with such a light offering.

O: Overall, its meh. I'd probably never purchase this again, but its better than your standard Bud, Miller, Coors.

10-21-2012 20:58:16 | More by zac16125
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CarolinaKev

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +5.5%

10-20-2012 07:38:47 | More by CarolinaKev
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anewlanguage

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -20.8%

10-12-2012 23:48:26 | More by anewlanguage
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frogfan

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

10-11-2012 21:15:43 | More by frogfan
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rdoggg

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.5%

10-11-2012 04:12:22 | More by rdoggg
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WaterCzar

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -20.8%

10-07-2012 21:26:15 | More by WaterCzar
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oline73

Maryland

3.48/5  rDev -8.2%

Poured from a bottle into a goblet.

Appearance: The beer pours a clear golden color with an amber hue. There is a half finger of off white head that goes away almost completely.

Smell: Very mild. Getting a bit of sweetness from the grain. Reminds me of a pils.

Taste: Very light and slightly sweet. I'm picking up the light grains as well as some pilsner like malt. The finish is slightly bitter.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with a good amount of foamy carbonation and a dry finish.

Overall: Very light and crisp. Definitely reminds me of a pilsner. I might have another given the chance.

10-07-2012 03:19:18 | More by oline73
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ceberly

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

10-04-2012 23:53:34 | More by ceberly
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ROGUE16

Delaware

3/5  rDev -20.8%

10-01-2012 16:15:40 | More by ROGUE16
Hop Sun (Summer Wheat Beer) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 1,262 ratings.