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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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Photo of Ommy
3.93/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours clear golden, the head is a bit small but it is fine and brilliant white. The head size doesn't surprise me considering how light the color is.

Nose is a bit muted, but lovely smell of fresh hops with hints of malts. I could say how the sharp hop smell reminds me of lemon peel or something, but I think you get it, this simply just smells like beer. No fruit added, nothing fancy, just good beer :)

The taste is unexpected. On the nose the hops were big, and the malts were muted. The taste very balanced, with the malts coming on a little stronger. I usually don't beers as much when they are on the maltier side, but these are very light and interesting.

Mouthfeel is crisp and light.

Overall this is a great beer to have more than a few of. It is light and easy to drink, without being tasteless.

Ommy, Mar 24, 2012
Photo of vitters03
3/5  rDev -20.6%

vitters03, Mar 23, 2012
Photo of deonreds
3.25/5  rDev -14%

deonreds, Mar 18, 2012
Photo of andrewborstein
3/5  rDev -20.6%

andrewborstein, Mar 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

PaulyB33, Mar 12, 2012
Photo of jstewart1130
4/5  rDev +5.8%

jstewart1130, Mar 04, 2012
Photo of shelby415
4/5  rDev +5.8%

shelby415, Mar 01, 2012
Photo of haddyhustle302
3/5  rDev -20.6%

haddyhustle302, Feb 25, 2012
Photo of ltdantheman
4/5  rDev +5.8%

ltdantheman, Feb 20, 2012
Photo of cynical1027
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

cynical1027, Feb 20, 2012
Photo of CarpalTunnell
4/5  rDev +5.8%

CarpalTunnell, Feb 20, 2012
Photo of Lee45102
3/5  rDev -20.6%

Lee45102, Feb 19, 2012
Photo of chrispoint
2.5/5  rDev -33.9%

chrispoint, Feb 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

Tyrawlings, Feb 11, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +19%

bconsidine, Feb 09, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

Beertracker, Feb 09, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +19%

msarver16, Feb 09, 2012
Photo of maryd837
2.5/5  rDev -33.9%

maryd837, Feb 07, 2012
Photo of Hopman1985
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Hopman1985, Feb 03, 2012
Photo of jfcaa193
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

jfcaa193, Feb 02, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

RexBiceps, Jan 29, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

ninner00, Jan 27, 2012
Photo of zenwatts
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

zenwatts, Jan 22, 2012
Photo of AlCaponeJunior
3.88/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Golden tan and crystal clear, 1.5 finger head and pretty decent lace.

Smell is grassy, grainy, malty, and lemony with a tinge of hop zest.

Taste is quite nice, the lemon comes through subtly but right away, followed by a nice grainy wheat flavor and a nicely balanced addition of hops.

Body is light to drink but almost full in the mouth, lemony malts finish it off.

Overall it's quite tasty stuff. I'm really beginning to like this brewery, going to several of their beers as regular choices.

AlCaponeJunior, Jan 20, 2012
Photo of PrimScrewhead
3/5  rDev -20.6%

PrimScrewhead, Jan 18, 2012
Hop Sun (Summer Wheat Beer) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 1,282 ratings.