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RATINGS: 124   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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As the sun starts to peek out from around the dark winter clouds it is a clear reminder that brighter days lie ahead. Brewed with pale & wheat malts for a refreshing backbone & hopped with some bright citrusy American hops this beer will help you fight off the sun all season long.


shonobiwan's rating

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
shonobiwan (219) - Sound Beach, New York, USA - JUL 29, 2013
Long Island, NY - 12 oz. bottle poured a light brown color with a little sediment floating around. Lots of white fluffy white head and slight lacing. Aroma was wheaty with a hint of banana and spice. Taste was actually quite great. There was the initial spice and fruitiness you get from a wheat beer followed by generous amount of hops. Drank this while cooking so could not enjoy it entire grandeur but it was an decent brew. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
katrinaez (414) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 14, 2015
Not impressed. A little of the grapefruit but missing the beer flavor that shows quality. Tap

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hivemind (737) - New York, New York, USA - MAY 12, 2015
6-pack from the corner, drank over the course of a week or so while dicking around online. Light color. Nose is light fruit/grass, some banana I think. Slightest bit musty. Ripe banana taste, little bit on the cloying side but gets better as you go. Not a bad springtime beer for the apartment.

3.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Yonny (42) - - MAY 12, 2015
Tap pour at the Office. Hazy amber with short head that dissipates quickly. Nose of banana with some citrus from the hops. Taste is refreshing citrus, mostly lemon. Having played 18 holes in 80+ temps, very pleasant! Otherwise, I suspect this would be only so-so.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jow (2545) - New York, USA - APR 24, 2015
Can’t bieve I didn’t rate this during my early days on site when I was all in with the captain. Hazy yellow pour with nose of banana and cloves. Tastes of banana, clove, honey, wheat, and herbal finish. Thin but satisfying palate. Fine summer beer even now it’s oddsly cold out

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
keepersj12 (2881) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - APR 4, 2015
From Hawthornes in Philly. Summer in a bottle. Pours a hazy yellow with a big white head. The aroma is malt with a hint of fruit. The flavor is lemony citrus with a bit of orange. Slightly tart with a nice clean feel. A bit thin but that is to be expected. A very fine brew for the hot weather.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
60minuteman (1004) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Pale and malty flavor. Tangy and citrusy. Very sour. Too much so for me. The flavor combinations do not do well on my palate. Bitterness is evident. It’s very earthy and the artificial fruit throughout don’t go well together. Sun block is a good descriptor here actually.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Koelschtrinker (12180) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - FEB 20, 2015
Mild hefiger Antrunk mit stimmigem Hopfen. Süffig, grasig, erdig. Der Hopfen dominiert ab dem Mittelteil, insgesamt mild und moderat bitter. 8/10/12/9//9

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kraddel (4495) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - FEB 19, 2015
Pours clear blonde. Smell is weak, some malts. Taste is bit sweet, some aromamalts and slightly a hoppy character. Rather thin, but good carbo. I can imagine it wouls make a nice drink in the summer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tom10101 (3673) - Quebec, CANADA - FEB 11, 2015
Bottle (12 oz) bought @ RP Beer Emporium. Based on the last rating, this might be from last summer so quite old already.

Appearance: Clear pale golden with a large quickly diminishing but easy to revive white head and some lacing.

Aroma: The fact this light beer is quite olad might not be a problem after even if the aromatic hops are mostly gone because it appears that really nice herbal brettanomyces are taking most of the place now. Combined with light citrusy notes and light spiciness, this is quite interesting.

Taste: The herbal brettanomyces are there too, though they are a lot less powerful. There’s also citrus, light wheat acidity and mild peppery notes.

Palate: Very light body. Moderate to medium carbonation. Watery mouthfeel. Dry and mildly herbal finish.

Overall: The body is very light so this is like a diluted Orval, but still a diluted Orval is better than 90% of the beers. Amazing drinkability. An old beer supposed to be past his prime that turned out to be quite a fun one.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SG111 (429) - New York, USA - SEP 18, 2014
Ehhh. Bottled. Hazy pale color big head. Aroma is hops, some weak banana and cloves. Wet cardboard. Taste is mild hops up front, wheaty clove and banana in the middle and mild hops finish. Disappointing.


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