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Tröegs Sunshine Pils | Tröegs Brewing Company

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3.74/5
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1,666 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Summer

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-23-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#23,084
Reviews:
619
Ratings:
1,666
pDev:
12.03%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
54
Gots:
281
Trade:
3
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Ratings: 1,666 |  Reviews: 619
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3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

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3.4/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of thlayli87
4.2/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A - Poured into pilsner glass. Body is a pale straw color with a beautiful, massive 6-inch white head. A net of sticky lace clings to the glass as the beer is consumed.

S - Grassy hops; cracker; hint of citrus

T - Cracker; grainy malt; strong peppery notes; lemon; strong hoppy finish but not overpowering

M - Lively carbonation. Hop presence lingers

O - Very refreshing and a very solid example of the style. A joy to drink on a warm summer day. Another reviewer mentioned that the taste reminded him of when he was a kid and his father would give him a sip of beer, and I get also get that. A go-to summer beer for me.

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2.75/5  rDev -26.5%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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2.5/5  rDev -33.2%

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3.46/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Golden yellow body; thin, fizzy, white head with poor retention. Doesn't smell like much... Maybe some bready malt? That's about it.

Crisp, tasty flavor profile. Surprising amounts of lemon & citrus add a nice touch. Good balance on the carbonation, medium body adds creaminess. I enjoyed this more than expected; would be happy to session this brew.

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3/5  rDev -19.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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3.93/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A - Clear straw, white head has nice retention with some lacing.

S - Bready, biscuit malts with an herbal, floral hop finish.

T - Taste is a little more hoppy than the aroma. Hay, grass, some lemon, floral and herbal. Finishes with a lingering pine/grassy bitterness.

M - Light, refreshing, finishes crisp and clean.

O - Another solid pils from PA. Wish I had gotten it in the summer.

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3/5  rDev -19.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Tröegs Sunshine Pils from Tröegs Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.74 out of 5 with 1,666 ratings
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