Tröegs Sunshine FEVA | Tröegs Brewing Company

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Tröegs Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by akorsak on 03-17-2007

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 3
Reviews by Fish113d:
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4.38/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I had the opportunity to get a growler filled with this one-time brewed Sunshine Pils, which is unfiltered, that they have called "the Feva", which basically just means, "The Fever".

It pours a pale, yellow-grass color with a spongy, foamy white clingy head (3 fingers) atop of my pint glass. The body is quite hazy, but no real sediment seen floating.

Aroma is mild really. Some slight cascade or warrior hops touch my nose along with a slight lemony aroma and just a bit of fresh cut grass. Mild, but pleasant.

Flavor is more hoppy than usual due to the unfiltration. A slight lemon peel also comes through, along with slight grass flavors; yes, i at grass clippings as a kid! Some yeast flavor also comes in. The finish is mild, but bitter. Very nice spring brew!

Carbonation is tingly but refreshing. Body is light, making this a great brew to drink when it's hot outside.

Drinkability of this is incredible, which is why it's so incredibly popular. I am drinking my growler during a fantasy baseball draft today, and I know I will be buying 3-5 cases for vacation in August on the Carolina shores! Cheers!!!

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Photo of akorsak
4/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a unfiltered version of Tröegs' Sunshine Pils, advertised as a one-off holdover until the Sunshine is released in April.

A: The pils has a pale yellow color, dulled significantly by a haziness. The head is thick and meringue-like, lacing extensively in the glass.

S: The aroma is dominated by an earthy, almost dirty hoppiness.

T: The pils' malt body is grainy and subtle, picking up a hint of sweetness from the unfiltered yeast. The hops are dominated by zatec, having a kick that is restrained. The flavors are earthy and dirty, very much in line with the terroir of zatec hops.

M: The mouthfeel is zesty hopwise with a well rounded malt body, an enjoyable drink that makes me jones for Sunshine Pils.

D: The addition of (or failure to remove) the yeast adds a dry sweetness that makes one want another sip.

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Photo of woodychandler
4.29/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Many thanks to frogman for bringing this over to my place as part of our St. Pat's celebration. I have been on a pilsner kick for a while and I am looking forward to the return of Sunshine Pils in the summer, but this was a pleasant surprise. It poured with a big, fluffy, bone-white head. The color was lemon-yellow with a lot of cloudiness. The nose had an interesting combination of lemon zest and Saaz hops, which I have noticed before in Sunshine Pils, but moreso in this unfiltered version. The mouthfeel was very full and carbonated with a lemon citrus, biting, hoppy presence on the tongue. The finish had a good Saaz hops bite. This was very enjoyable.

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Tröegs Sunshine FEVA from Tröegs Brewing Company
4.22 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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