Sunshine Coast Hefeweizen | Granville Island Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Granville Island Brewery
British Columbia, Canada
gib.ca

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Hey Day Hefeweizen

This unfiltered wheat ale is a West Coast favourite. Enjoy Robson St. Hefeweizen chilled in a tall, slim glass and although our brewmaster may scoff, a lemon wedge is the perfect accessory to the natural fruit flavours of this refreshing beer.

Added by Garin on 05-28-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
167
Reviews:
62
Avg:
3.56
pDev:
12.36%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
40
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 167 |  Reviews: 62
Photo of kevofficiel
4/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Granville Island Robson Street Hefeweizen. Lot's of souvenir.
The look its more like a Orange golden color. A cloudy appearance. You can t see trough the class.The carbonation looks really good.
The smell is really fruity. You have that strong banana smell coming out with a touch a citrus behind it. Remind of the smell of the Hoegaarden. Very very fruity. I really enjoy the smell. It was original like the Hoegaarden, like the 1664 blanc.
The taste of it is absolutely gorgeous. Everything that smell before you drink the beer is there. The same banana smell with that touch of citrus behind it. The 5 ABV alcohol makes it really refreshing and you barely notice the touch of the alcohol. Its very nice and I give a 4/5 because it is close to those Hoegaarden and the 1664 blanc.
So would I recommend it ? Damn Yes !! Grab one if you can even if it's not on special. As an alternative to the Hoegaarden it is the best one. You won t be disappointed.

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Photo of Mlkluther
3.74/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A very good Hefe. However, I did find the banana notes coming through in an unbalanced manner. Though, it was still enjoyable and fit the bill after a long day of meetings.

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Photo of SlightlyGrey
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of Pmicdee
4/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Now called Sunshine Coast Hefeweizen.
My favourite hefeweizen by far. Bold notes of banana with cloves, more pronounced than in other hefe's. A bit confusing because this is the third name this beer has had. First Robson Street, then Hey Day and now Sunshine Coast.

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Photo of Corson
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of pharmerdoc
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of mjacquard
3.32/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of brittmoore_13
3/5  rDev -15.7%

Photo of MayonakaStout
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of BigGruntyThirst
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of dcbeers
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of CWVegas
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of GoHabsGo
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of Maaximus
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of beerluvr
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of DaveBar
4/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Purchased at the LCBO for just under $3.00 for a 473ml can. Served at 4deg C in a draught glass

A- Opens well and pours a nice head that does not last long at all. Unfiltered

S- Very good. Wiess beer for sure

T- Very good. Nice yeast

M- Dry and tart

O- Very good. Light and refreshing for a hot summer day

Food Paring

This wonderful little beer went well with... Oyster, shrimp and crab gumbo.

Enjoy

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Photo of LDuke
3.66/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Haydn-Juby
3.31/5  rDev -7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A: Can't really say had it straight from the bottle take this review liberally.

S: I get some clove, a hint of banana and the signature hefeweizen bready yeast character.

T: Hefe yeast charachter is the dominant flavor although everything is a bit subdued. A little bit of wheat malt. Banana with clove as well. Some what of a generic Hefe.

M: A touch prickly with a thinner body.

O: A good hefe, not much else to say.

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Photo of SebD
3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of Larz_73
4.5/5  rDev +26.4%

Photo of Eric_Standard
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of Cycle69
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of CRObighit2
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of Bf_89
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of patre_tim
3.68/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: Very cloudy banana orange mixture, with some visible carbonation, 3 fingers of off white head which fades in a few minutes leaving random lacing.

S: Bananas, cloves, honey, that typical yeastiness of this style of beer, bubble gum much like the kind that came in baseball cards.

T: Lemon, honey, cloves and bubblegum, this one has a good lemon like tartness.

M: Medium slightly acidic and bready body, very little carbonation.

O: Well crafted beer by Granville Island. More lemony than others in this style I've had.

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Sunshine Coast Hefeweizen from Granville Island Brewery
3.56 out of 5 based on 167 ratings.
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