Sunshine Wheat Beer | New Belgium Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing
Colorado, United States
newbelgium.com

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
IBU - 14
Hops - Target
Malts - Pale, Carapils, Wheat
OG - 13.4
Fruits/Spice - Orange Peel, Coriander

Added by kbub6f on 04-28-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
887
Reviews:
369
Avg:
3.47
pDev:
14.41%
 
 
Wants:
17
Gots:
93
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 887 |  Reviews: 369
Photo of rangerred
3.16/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of andrewh995
3.29/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

I was told by a waitress this would be like a Hefeweizen and it wasn't so I was disappointed with that, but other than that it was good. No bitterness at all and the flavor is mild so it went well with my meal. Wheaty and slightly citrusy in flavor. It's good but I probably wouldn't order it again.

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Photo of Karibourgeois
3/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Manzanarescarrillo
3.75/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dbrauneis
3.67/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of megamick
4.35/5  rDev +25.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NickMunford
3.25/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Edie
2.75/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of baklo
3.71/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of justinm4bama
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of holder1422
3.39/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.34/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Nice light yellow pour with some wheat notes floating around. Aroma hits you with the wheat and lemon notes, nothing hoppy.

Taste is a light refreshing wheat beer in the vein of BlueMoon or Shocktop, but slightly better.

I mean, it delivers on what it aims to be. If you like summer or girls, these won't go to waste.

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Photo of Pacioli1445
3.25/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Howlader
3.25/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ordybill
3.99/5  rDev +15%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. The appearance is a clear yellow with a medium sized white head. The aroma is big on citrus and bread.yeast. The taste is citrus driven with some coriander in the mix. A real good wheat beer.

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Photo of Junichi
3.14/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ackbar556
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ChainGangGuy
3.76/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle - $1.99 at Total Wine & More in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Enjoy By: 25SEP16.

Appearance: Pours a softly hazed, daffodil-colored body with a medium-small, white head.

Smell: A scent of clean, scrubbed wheat, tangy orange and a lil' pinch of spice.

Taste: Slightly sweet, honey-tinged wheat with a small, small hint of grain. Lightly fruity, lightly citrusy. Modest spiciness. Sweetish, cereal-laden finish.

Mouthfeel: Light-bodied. Medium carbonation.

Overall: A nice, nicely light summertime offering.

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Photo of V1per41
3.52/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ejimhof
3/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Boomersooner656
4.06/5  rDev +17%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jason419
3.51/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of akolb
3.75/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

An above average wheat beer. Mild orange, coriander, wheat, spice, and malt in the aroma and taste. Avoids the common pitfall of too much coriander in favor of nice soft malts. Nothing to seek out, but if you're looking for an easy, simple, drinkable wheat beer this is a good choice.

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Photo of COR8RFAN
3.46/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kbrown
3.48/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

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Sunshine Wheat Beer from New Belgium Brewing
3.47 out of 5 based on 887 ratings.
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