Dismiss Notice
We're celebrating 10 years of BeerAdvocate magazine with $10 print subscriptions for US residents.

Subscribe now!

Sunshine Pale Ale | McMenamins

Log in or Sign up to start rating.
BA SCORE
-
no score
Awaiting 10 Reviews
THE BROS
-
no score
Send samples
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
McMenamins
United States
mcmenamins.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by t0rin0 on 07-28-2011

BEER STATS
Reviews:
1
Ratings:
1
Avg:
3.35
pDev:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
0
For Trade:
0
View: Beers | Events
User Reviews
Reviews: 1 | Ratings: 1
Reviews by t0rin0:
Photo of t0rin0
3.35/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Sampled 7/17/2011 at the Vancouver WA location (on the Columbia).

Pours light yellow, slight hazy, nice white head, decent lacing, not much retention.

Aroma is lightly grassy but mostly sweet malt, kind of watery.

Flavor is kind of reminiscent of a German lager by the time it gets to the US. The hops are virtually non existent and you're left with a crisp lightly malty light bodied beer that replaces a macro lager for the sake of being "craft brewed". Thats not to say that this doesnt have a time and a place but personally I'd like a bit of flavor with my alcohol.

Body is light, drinkable, and somewhat enjoyable depending on the outside temperature (of course right on the river even in July it isn't all that hot).

Ƭίcƙ.

 739 characters

Sunshine Pale Ale from McMenamins
3.35 out of 5 based on 1 ratings.
  • About Us

    Your go-to website for beer (since 1996), publishers of BeerAdvocate magazine (since 2006) and hosts of world-class beer events (since 2003). Respect Beer.
  • Extreme Beer Fest® Cometh

    February 3-4, 2017. Boston, Mass. Limited tickets available. Prepare for epicness.

    Learn More
  • 10 Years of BeerAdvocate Magazine

    We're celebrating 10 years of BA mag with $10 print subscriptions for US residents!

    Subscribe