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Tröegs Sunshine Pils | Tröegs Brewing Company

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3.75/5
Very Good
1,667 Ratings
Tröegs Sunshine PilsTröegs Sunshine Pils
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Tröegs Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
troegs.com

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-23-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#22,019
Reviews:
619
Ratings:
1,667
pDev:
12%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
54
Gots:
281
Trade:
3
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Ratings: 1,667 |  Reviews: 619
Photo of Giantspace
3.77/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brew_ski
3.88/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mdecross
4.11/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of glass_house
3.65/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ChrisCharles
3/5  rDev -20%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of dogma33
3.88/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jadpsu
3.9/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a slightly hazy pale straw yellow with a white head. Head fades quickly to a thin skin but does offer decent side glass lace.
Aroma has bread malts, some lemon rind and some faint spicy hops.
Taste: A lemon splash, refreshing, more hops than in the aroma but a nice balance with the bread malts. Hops give a bit of a bitter bite with a dry finish.
This has more going on than your average Pilsner.

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Photo of chinchill
3.65/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle from NC.

Excellent looks: clear pale golden body with a proportionate creamy off-white head that has partial retention and that leaves spots and lots of sticky lacing.

Aroma: bready for style. Some lemony notes.

Flavor: Mild bitterness. More hop flavor than the aroma suggests; faint bready malts. Clean.

Medium+ carbonation with a soft feel in a light body. Semi-dry finish.

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Photo of mikr
4.25/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Selinsgrove2015
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ChuckTom
4.52/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CTaleMan
4.22/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jacob17
3.37/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of bwood06
3.92/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I wanted something light the night before running a half marathon, so I ordered this on tap at a local burger joint in Indianapolis. The beer arrived at the table and featured a bright golden hue and was nice and clear in appearance. This beer features a foamy white head that is about 2 fingers high and dissipates slowly to a thin lacing. Visible carbonation is moderate. 4.25/5 The aroma features a very light maltiness, rather focusing more on a lemony spritz with its associated citrus rind. Light caramel comes out and helps round out the citrus by providing a sweet counterpoint. 4/5 This beer is fairly hoppy, but not overly hoppy. Lemony spritz and citrus peel come out fairly strongly and slightly overpower the light malt bill. The malt comes across as more of a sourdough bread than anything. There is a decent bitterness associated with the lemon and citrus rind that lingers for quite some time after swallowing. 3.75/5 The carbonation burn is fairly significant and lasts for quite a while. Drying is moderate and lingers after swallowing. Light bodied and crisp throughout. 4/5 Very good representation of the German Pilsner style. Light malt, dry, and fairly hoppy. Simple and straightforward flavors makes for an easily sessionable beer. 4/5

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Photo of nickfl
3.95/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StretchZep
3.32/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of wattie83
3.82/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Buddance
3.74/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Rock_Glenn
3.35/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

The typical straw yellow pilsner, with pleasant carbonation. Smells mostly clean, slightly floral and slightly sour. Tastes exceptionally clean with a bit of sourness initially that fades into a slight noble hop aftertaste. An excellent take on the style, a style that I rarely would rate this high.

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Photo of ghatz
3.97/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of edthehead
3.66/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of FrancisM12
3.7/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AugustusRex
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dave1999
3.9/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a very light straw colour, completely transparent with a foamy white head.

The smell is heavy grass with a little bit of biscuit.

The taste is light, grassy, a little bitterness. Very tasty.

The mouthfeel is light with medium carbonation.

A very good pilsner, light and grassy.

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Photo of Tbone2131
3.57/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Tröegs Sunshine Pils from Tröegs Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.75 out of 5 with 1,667 ratings
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