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Partly Sunny - Ithaca Beer Company

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Partly SunnyPartly Sunny

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193 Ratings
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Ratings: 193
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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: HappyHourHero on 08-25-2005)
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2.96/5  rDev -12.9%

DuffMan23, Oct 30, 2014
Photo of rlee1390
2.98/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A-Clear yellow-orange. 1 finger foam head that dissipates quickly, does not leave behind any lacing. Highly carbonated

S-Lemon, wheat and bananas

T-Mainly lemon, not real strong. Some banana at the finish but once again not a strong flavor.

M-Light, carbonated and dry

D-Too dry and carbonated to be very drinkable.

rlee1390, Dec 30, 2010
Photo of Jordanbryan10
3/5  rDev -11.8%

Jordanbryan10, Jun 06, 2012
Photo of BrahptimusPrime
3/5  rDev -11.8%

BrahptimusPrime, Jun 26, 2014
Photo of DaveEcenrode
3/5  rDev -11.8%

DaveEcenrode, Oct 24, 2013
Photo of MTNboy
3/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance- Don't let the name fool you this beer pretty cloudy but in a good way. It has nice cloudy hay yellow color to it. The head was virtually nonexistent but there was a little lace.

Smell- Definitely sweet other than that it is mildly citrus like.

Taste- It had a strong wheat malt taste, a little bit of sugar, citrus and some spice. I thought the aftertaste was a little bitterer than it should have been.

Mouthfeel- Light bodied and easy to drink.

Drinkability- Average and refreshing.

MTNboy, Aug 12, 2008
Photo of joshtrich
3/5  rDev -11.8%

joshtrich, Feb 28, 2012
Photo of Drknight
3/5  rDev -11.8%

Drknight, Aug 18, 2013
Photo of nh2032
3/5  rDev -11.8%

nh2032, Nov 17, 2011
Photo of irishpride
3/5  rDev -11.8%

irishpride, Jul 24, 2014
Photo of DrunkinYogi
3/5  rDev -11.8%

DrunkinYogi, Jun 24, 2012
Photo of ejimhof
3/5  rDev -11.8%

ejimhof, Jun 28, 2013
Photo of Naes
3/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This is a slightly hazy, pale golden colored beer with a small white head.
The aroma is nothing much to speak of, other than a bit of yeast.
Its flavor begins as a normal wheat beer, then follows with some spice near the finish. There is also a slight citrus presence.
Mouthfeel is light in body and a bit under carbonated.

This is a decent beer, but nothing about it stands out as special to me.

Naes, May 31, 2006
Photo of erlenmeyer
3/5  rDev -11.8%

erlenmeyer, Jun 30, 2012
Photo of Carcieri
3/5  rDev -11.8%

Carcieri, Jul 23, 2013
Photo of JAHMUR
3/5  rDev -11.8%

JAHMUR, Jun 03, 2012
Photo of t0rin0
3/5  rDev -11.8%

t0rin0, Oct 15, 2012
Photo of CaptainHate
3/5  rDev -11.8%

CaptainHate, Jul 07, 2012
Photo of dwoolley1
3/5  rDev -11.8%

dwoolley1, Dec 01, 2011
Photo of rab53
3/5  rDev -11.8%

rab53, Dec 01, 2011
Photo of randylangford
3/5  rDev -11.8%

randylangford, Apr 24, 2013
Photo of GrindFatherBob
3/5  rDev -11.8%

GrindFatherBob, Dec 14, 2011
Photo of tigg924
3.03/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: minimal head, clear, amber in color

Smell: orange, cinnamon, clove, and wheat

Taste: orange, lemon, light coriander, clove, and wheat

Mouthfeel: slightly sweet, light bodied with moderate carbonation.

Drinkability: This is an ok witbier that has a touch too much spicing. Fairly undistinguishable, I will pass on this in the future.

tigg924, Jun 08, 2010
Photo of beerthulhu
3.05/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: A pale tangerine color is moderately hazy, with a strong waverly mist of micro-bubbles rising within. The capping is strong, 2 fingers, sea-shell white in color, with a frumpy, stryofoam like texture. The lacing is equally strong sticking well to the glass leaving a chunky, bready ring band about.

S: Pale oranges, wheat and a pretty good musky nature. Fairly simple, could use some sharpness as well coriander to spice things up.

T: sharp nature, pale oranges and wheat. No frills flavor that lacked a good spiciness (again coriander and a lemony touch would have been nice). Musky hops, some bitterness come on the close. Dry wheat base, mundane flavor and spicing.

M: Upfront crispness, very tight and well suited per style, but quickly turns to a washy feel after a few seconds. Bubbly, washy that loses credibility on the hold.

O: Besides a good visual nature the beer lacks in comparison to staple styles like hoegaarden. Lacks a good spicy nature, bite, with a fairly sloppy wheat base that comes off as ordinary as the spicing. Partly sunny is partly dull and overcast.

beerthulhu, Oct 18, 2011
Photo of scaliasux
3.1/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Appearance - Medium light yellow. Cloudy, nearly opaque. Short creamy white head with some persistence.

Smell - Sweet and grainy. Banana and a little spice and lemon.

Taste - Sweet grain. Artificial banana with a lemony finish. Some spice, especially in the aftertaste - I'll go with cloves. Quite watery.

Mouthfeel - Light.

Overall - Flavor didn't live up to the aroma's promise.

scaliasux, Jan 12, 2014
Partly Sunny from Ithaca Beer Company
78 out of 100 based on 193 ratings.