Hop Sun (Summer Wheat Beer) | Southern Tier Brewing Company

Hop Sun (Summer Wheat Beer)Hop Sun (Summer Wheat Beer)
BA SCORE
3.78/5
1,472 Ratings
Hop Sun (Summer Wheat Beer)Hop Sun (Summer Wheat Beer)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company
New York, United States
southerntierbrewing.com

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Todd on 05-15-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#16,808
Reviews:
570
Ratings:
1,472
pDev:
11.9%
Bros Score:
4.17
 
 
Wants:
85
Gots:
197
Trade:
0
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4.03/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into a Sam Adams pint glass.

It's early April and this is my first summer beer of the year. Given the name I'm not surprised with the strong, citrusy hop flavor. This is definitely not your run of the mill summer ale. Very little carbonation and easy to drink, which is generally what I look for with a summer seasonal.

Definitely interested in trying this one again.

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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -14%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.3/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Bottle.Shaker glass.Enjoyed on julĀ“11.Bright golden color.White foam. Close,dense with fairly good retention crown.Floral,bready & yeasty aromas.Crisp hoppy & bready flavor.Undelying citric notes,smooth peppery touch. Mildy malts leave hoppy hints in mouth.Slightly buttery,mildy citric palate. Medium body,medium carbonation.Malty finish,hops on the aftertaste.

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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3.92/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours clear golden, the head is a bit small but it is fine and brilliant white. The head size doesn't surprise me considering how light the color is.

Nose is a bit muted, but lovely smell of fresh hops with hints of malts. I could say how the sharp hop smell reminds me of lemon peel or something, but I think you get it, this simply just smells like beer. No fruit added, nothing fancy, just good beer :)

The taste is unexpected. On the nose the hops were big, and the malts were muted. The taste very balanced, with the malts coming on a little stronger. I usually don't beers as much when they are on the maltier side, but these are very light and interesting.

Mouthfeel is crisp and light.

Overall this is a great beer to have more than a few of. It is light and easy to drink, without being tasteless.

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Hop Sun (Summer Wheat Beer) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.78 out of 5 with 1,472 ratings
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