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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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ryancorn

Illinois

2/5  rDev -47.2%

11-25-2011 22:29:43 | More by ryancorn
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nh2032

New York

4/5  rDev +5.5%

11-25-2011 13:10:26 | More by nh2032
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5.5%

11-24-2011 14:00:40 | More by PEIhop
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Magery

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +5.5%

11-24-2011 05:32:33 | More by Magery
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EasyReader

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +5.5%

11-24-2011 04:59:43 | More by EasyReader
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VikeMan

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -47.2%

11-23-2011 22:20:55 | More by VikeMan
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Rick0685

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.5%

11-23-2011 18:18:34 | More by Rick0685
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animal69

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +5.5%

11-20-2011 21:57:04 | More by animal69
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bacher468

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.5%

11-19-2011 13:51:45 | More by bacher468
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DoctorB2B

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5.5%

11-19-2011 02:22:43 | More by DoctorB2B
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waiting4lunch

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5.5%

11-18-2011 20:29:51 | More by waiting4lunch
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victory4me

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.5%

11-18-2011 15:02:09 | More by victory4me
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tclapper

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +5.5%

11-17-2011 21:20:46 | More by tclapper
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Mac19872

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +31.9%

11-17-2011 03:01:47 | More by Mac19872
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3Hops

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +5.5%

11-16-2011 22:57:57 | More by 3Hops
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Satchboogie

New Hampshire

3/5  rDev -20.8%

11-16-2011 19:37:09 | More by Satchboogie
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Burt

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

11-16-2011 02:42:58 | More by Burt
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mjtiernan

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

11-15-2011 05:01:53 | More by mjtiernan
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mcphish22

Maryland

4/5  rDev +5.5%

11-15-2011 03:49:34 | More by mcphish22
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djrn2

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +5.5%

11-14-2011 20:47:13 | More by djrn2
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Lawnboy33

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5.5%

11-14-2011 18:29:11 | More by Lawnboy33
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Jspriest

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.5%

11-14-2011 17:55:58 | More by Jspriest
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woosterbill

Connecticut

4.05/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into a Duvel tulip.

A: Clear pale amber body under an inch of frothy white foam; average retention, but excellent lace. Attractive.

S: Spicy, almost tart wheat balanced nicely with pure lemony hops. Very refreshing aroma.

T: Sweet wheat up front, followed by some spiciness and plenty of those tasty lemony hops. A clear hint of coconut, strangely enough. Clean, lightly bitter finish. Nothing overwhelming, but thoroughly pleasant and appropriate for the style.

M: Light, frothy, smooth. Excellent.

O: My hopes weren't too high for this one (APWAs often leave me cold, and I only bought this one since it was on clearance), but it really impressed me. The hoppiness gave it real character, and the overall package was both flavorful and refreshing. Next summer I'll be sure to pick up a fresh sixer of this.

Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

11-09-2011 01:00:42 | More by woosterbill
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rdub

Pennsylvania

4.28/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle into my favorite pint glass. Foamy head disippating quickly into a thin layer of foam. Nice bright color, appealing look. Little bit of typical banana clove smell mixed with a nice hop presence. I really liked the mix of traditional wheat flavor and hops. The mouthfeel was great and easy drinking. I loved this and will seek it out next summer.

Serving type: bottle

10-14-2011 22:51:51 | More by rdub
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keanex

New Jersey

4.43/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle into my pint glass.

A: Slightly hazy golden beer with a 1 finger foamy head that dissipates quickly into a thick lacing.

S: Citrusy with light hops and a nice wheat scent.

T: Citrus foretaste, then crisp wheat flavors roll over the tongue and finish nice florally and hoppy.

M: Medium-High carbonation, medium bodied.

O: My favorite summer beer so far. Very refreshing and easy to down.

Serving type: bottle

09-11-2011 14:26:27 | More by keanex
Hop Sun (Summer Wheat Beer) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 1,220 ratings.