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Sunrise Weiss | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Pennsylvania, United States | website

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Summer

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282
Ratings:
364
Avg:
3.92
pDev:
10.46%
 
 
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Reviews: 282 | Ratings: 364
Photo of sponberg
4.55/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Cloudy yellow, with a thin yet persistent white head.

Starts out with a lemony, wheat-y nose. Dry, lemony, spicy (clovey) flavor, with a slightly bitter finish. Let it warm for just a few minutes, and the cloves and bananas emerge, but the lemony presence remains there throughout. On an absolute basis, it's not quite the beer that, say, Franziskaner is. On the right day (80+ degrees, sunny, sitting by the pool) though I'd rather have this brew - the citric tang combined with the hefeweiss flavors make it the nigh-on perfect summer brew. These guys do SUCH a brilliant job.

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Photo of saintwarrick
4.57/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

The German's do it best, but it's always nice to see a homegrown hefe. This brewery has some great beers, so I'm expecting no less here.
Pours a clear gold, not as cloudy as your unfiltered hefe's. Decent head that thins down to a nice lace.
Aroma is nice and citrusy with a good biscuity malt in there as well. taste is lemony and fruity with some bubblegum and pepper backdrop, but not the banana that exists in its German brethren.
A nice American brew for the style. Eminently drinkable, refreshing, you can't go wrong in the summer months drinking this brew.

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Photo of finepaws
4.6/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

I may have a new favorite Hefe. This one made me want to rate a beer, which I've been slack about for some time, but here goes. Victory does another great beer. This poured a pale yellow, almost straw. Big foamy head that went down some, but still maintained through the whole beer. This is a really pretty wheat beer. Only slightly cloudy. Smells like wheat,duh, bananas, and citrus. Tastes are all the same, with a bam! Citrus is very lemonish. Crisp, cool, and refreshing. It's got all the tastes that I love about german hefe, and this is American. Like I said in the begginning, Victory has a great seasonal summer beer! If you like hefe's you need to try this one.

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Photo of stingo
4.63/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

This was the first brew I tried at the Microbrew Expo. And what a brew it is! It poured a tawny yellow color with a good head, the nose with a promise of good things to come. Delivering on this promise, this weissbeer has a great light wheat taste, coupled with a smooth and agreeable finish. Very refreshing ideal summer drinking. One of the standouts (IMO) from the expo.

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4.67/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

this beer pours a very hazy yellow with golden overtones, the very irregularly constructed head is a beautiful bright white that fades slowly to lace on the glass. the aroma is a very nice hefe smell with the spiciness and wheat malt coming through well with a lot of citrus at the back. the taste doesn't disapoint with the sweet malt and spice and citrus really coming together nicely with the low carbonation from the cask lending a certain creamy character to the mouthfeel. a very tasty beer.

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Photo of beerman9
4.68/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Was at victory brewery for the first time and I love blue moon so I saw my uncle drinking a drink that looked orange like and tryed one..although not the same as blue moon it has a very good taste and is pretty fruity..which I like...overall was a awesome beer and if anyone lives near downingtown..def. go to victory..it is awesome atmosphere with good food!

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Photo of tgbljb
4.7/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

poured a hazy light amber color with a large white puffy head to start that rapidly fell to a light covering. Smell is perfect with spicy, clovy, lemony textures. The taste is even better with a follow-through of the spiciness and cloviness and lemon. After taste is also excellent with with a mild dryness at the finish. I could drink this beer all the time (or a least once a day). The best hefe weizen I've ever had.

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Sunrise Weiss from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
88 out of 100 based on 282 ratings.
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