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Partly Sunny - Ithaca Beer Company

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BA SCORE
78
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196 Ratings
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Ratings: 196
Reviews: 89
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 15.29%
Wants: 2
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ithaca Beer Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: HappyHourHero on 08-25-2005

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3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of cbutova
2.55/5  rDev -25%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A- Partly cloudy light orange beer poured into a pint glass. Foamy white head forms to a nice three finger size but it only lasts for a minute or so. Tiny bubbly ring around the edges with a few clouds in the middle. Head disappears completely leaving no lace and a strange looking beverage.

S- Wheat/grain bomb, too much so it seems to dominate every whiff I get. I also get some lemon/citrus zest and just tiny yeast spice behind that.

T- Again, each sip brings with it a hefty dose of wheat bread crust. The citrus peel, floral, spicy, clove and yeast comes through more than the aroma. I get some sort of cardboard/corn hint as well, hard to describe (just super wheaty?).

MF- Light body with a somewhat watery feel. The carbonation is lower than I expected and seems off for the style. Slight bitterness.

Doesn't really do it for me in any way. The spices don't bring much flavor. The Witbier aspect of this is just not there. I just get a big flavor of wheat crust and some corn/cardboard thing going on when it comes down to it.

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3/5  rDev -11.8%

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4/5  rDev +17.6%

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3/5  rDev -11.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

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4/5  rDev +17.6%

Photo of DreaminBeer
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of ChrisPratz
3.3/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a pale yellowish color with a slight haze to it with less then a fingers worth of head that dissipates to a very thin veil of lace across the top.

S: Aromas of wheat and light orange citrus coming thru with a very light hint of spice.

T: Lemon is the main characteristic here with light wheat and grain. Spice is very very faint, barely noticeable at all. Mild citrus bitterness at the end. If I had a lemon slice I would probably give it a 4.

M: Light carbonation works with the citrus flavors and theres a bit of dryness at the end.

O: Not a bad summer beer. Crisp and refreshing, def a nice summer brew.

Photo of Chickenhawk9932
3.47/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours yellowish orange with golden highlights. Is very cloudy with a bubbly white head - little retention.

Smells of wheat, bitter lemon, fresh citrus, and warm spice - bitter herb.

Bitter lemon and sweet orange make for a lively mouth feel. Whole grain wheat comes after as it finishes with a bitter herb/spice. Drinking this on a partly sunny, partly cloudy PA day.

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2.25/5  rDev -33.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

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2.5/5  rDev -26.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of bigflatsbeerman
2.41/5  rDev -29.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: Light golden color with a slight chill haze. Carbonation seem low in y glass.
Smell: I'm not sure what this smells like, but it is not too pleasant.
Taste: This was a huge surprise. I thought I had picked up 2 six packs of Ground Break Saison, but they changed regional beer over to Partly Sunny and I didn't notice. Quite a huge step down from Ground Break. This tastes like no other beer I ever had. It's not enjoyable which is a disappointment given it's from Ithaca a great regional brewery.
Overall: Sub par, I did not realize this was a wit beer until I logged into BA.

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3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of chefhatt
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

When i opened the bottle it exploded with carobnation. When I poured the beer, it has a hazy golden color body with a nice white head. The smell is of clove and other spices. The taste has a lot of spice going on, but mainly it is clove. This has a great mouth feel and overall a average beer.

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3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

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3/5  rDev -11.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

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1/5  rDev -70.6%

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4/5  rDev +17.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Partly Sunny from Ithaca Beer Company
78 out of 100 based on 196 ratings.