Sunfish
Sea Dog Brewing Company

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Style:
Wheat Beer - American Pale
Ranked #471
ABV:
4.6%
Score:
80
Ranked #45,566
Avg:
3.5 | pDev: 15.43%
Reviews:
31
Ratings:
165
From:
Sea Dog Brewing Company
 
Maine, United States
Avail:
Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
  7
Gots
  62
SCORE
80
Good
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Notes: Formerly Sea Dog Sunfish Wheat
Reviews: 31 | Ratings: 165 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
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Oleyomoleyo from North Carolina

1.65/5  rDev -52.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Not a fan of the flavor. Tastes like ginger ale.

May 14, 2015
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waiting4lunch from Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev 0%

Oct 13, 2014
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rfgetz from New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

May 16, 2014
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atlbravsrno1 from New Hampshire

3/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Jun 14, 2015
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DucksFan16 from Alaska

3.2/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Consumed on 12/24/2015 at Garbo's Grill in Key West.

Very strong aroma and flavor of peach & grapefruit, but it seems like it's from a syrup instead of the fruit's themselves.

Dec 24, 2015
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tone77 from Pennsylvania

3.57/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is very fruity, little else. Taste is big on fruits, some lemon, a bit sweet, some wheat zing as well. Feels light in the mouth and overall is a refreshing and different beer, but not something I could drink all night.

Aug 02, 2014
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krome from Illinois

3.5/5  rDev 0%

Jul 23, 2014
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djrn2 from New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

Apr 26, 2014
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mdfb79 from New York

3.52/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a yellow amber color with white head and moderate carbonation evident. Nose is a bit Muted, taste has more citrus, oranges, and grapefruit juice. Medium body and moderate carbonation.

An ok beer; decent for the summer in lieu of a shandy.

Jul 02, 2017
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Skabiski from Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

Oct 04, 2014
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sendbeer from Georgia

1.5/5  rDev -57.1%

Jun 15, 2014
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rallyr32 from New York

3.67/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Jun 11, 2015
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superspak from Michigan

3.78/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, best before 2/14/2016. Pours lightly hazy golden yellow color with a 1-2 finger foamy white head with decent retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Light spotty lacing clings on the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Good appearance. Aromas of peach, grapefruit, lemon, mango, pineapple, pear, honey, wheat, cracker, lighty toasted bread, and herbal/grassy earthiness. Nice aromas with good balance of fruit, pale malt, and light earthy hop/fruity yeast notes; with good strength. Taste of big peach, grapefruit, lemon, mango, pineapple, pear, honey, wheat, cracker, lighty toasted bread, and herbal/grassy earthiness. Light herbal/grassy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of peach, grapefruit, lemon, mango, pineapple, pear, honey, wheat, lighty toasted bread, and herbal/grassy earthiness on the finish for a short bit. Very nice robustness and balance of fruit, pale malt, and light earthy hop/fruity yeast flavors; with a good malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Light-moderate dryness as well. Medium carbonation and light-medium body; with a very smooth, moderate crisp, and lightly creamy/grainy/bready mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with zero warming present after the finish as expected of 4.6%. Overall this is a very good fruited wheat beer. All around good robustness and balance of fruit, pale malt, and light earthy hop/fruity yeast flavors; and very smooth, crisp, clean, and refreshing to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

Apr 23, 2016
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kjkinsey from Texas

3/5  rDev -14.3%

Jun 17, 2014
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PsilohsaiBiN from New York

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

May 16, 2015
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tdm168 from Pennsylvania

3.45/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Oct 29, 2015
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acurtis from New Jersey

3/5  rDev -14.3%

Jul 24, 2014
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jwps214 from Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

Jul 07, 2014
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bmjivi221 from Virginia

4.32/5  rDev +23.4%

Nov 26, 2014
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WoodBrew from Ohio

3.52/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

May 09, 2015
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ssato27 from Pennsylvania

4.17/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Jul 28, 2015
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JohnFatAss from New Jersey

2.45/5  rDev -30%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

This beer did not do it for me.

When poured into my glass, a fizzy head bubbled up and disappeared almost immediately.
It has a fruity smell. Peaches come to mind.
Taste is fruity too. Peaches or apricot.

There is some slickness to the mouthfeel. Syrupy, sweet and sticky.

This is more like peach flavored soda than beer.

Jun 09, 2014
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tjcamm from Oregon

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

Sep 07, 2014
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Immortale25 from North Carolina

3.68/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Creature Comforts slim pint glass. Notches on label indicate Best Enjoyed Before November 2015.

A- Pours a medium amber color with a 1/4 inch off-white head that retains a bit before becoming a paper-thin ring around the edge of the glass and nearly no surface foam. Hardly any lacing to speak of.

S- Very peachy wheat aroma. Also some honey and booze. There's also a Vitamin C-like quality that comes out as it warms.

T- Different in the flavor with more of an herbal note plus some more wheat. Black pepper and other spices I can't put my finger on come forth. Minimal bitterness.

M- Tangy and bright with medium carbonation and a lightish body.

O- Quite drinkable and the peach/spice character is pretty nice. While it's not something I would drink all the time, in the right setting, I could see myself knocking back a few of these.

Sep 15, 2015
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StonedTrippin from Colorado

3.59/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

another under appreciated beer from sea dog, one heck of a nice refreshing with some serious grapefruit going on in here. its a wheat beer, and its immediately evident in the pale slightly hazy yellow look, and the sturdy cereal base it has in the nose. the citrus zest cuts what might otherwise feel a little heavy, but the beer is actually real light and summery on the palate due to the acidity of the citrus and the sparkling carbonation. again, like the blueberry, not a beer i need ten of, but one i could easily drink that many of, and in the right context, its awfully good. clean enough to cut greasy or spicy foods, and since the fruit is so authentic in this, it never gets sweet at all. pulpy almost it seems like, morning beer for sure. in seafood settings i like these beers from sea dog, very very refreshing, definitely under rated.

Feb 23, 2015
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Beer rating: 80 out of 100 with 165 ratings