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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Sunny Haze will brighten even your finest day. "Hefe" means "with yeast" so expect to find our hefeweizen cloudy in appearance due to its unfiltered status. Fruity hints and slight spiciness of this hefeweizen will mingle in your mouth, creating a crispness that’s as energizing as the sun itself. Banana and clove-like aromas add interest and depth to an already impressively well balanced brew. There’s no doubt; it’s meant to be a Sunny Haze kind of day.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (10904) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 13, 2012
Can from Bruisin Ales. Pours hazy light gold with a slight white bubbly head. Aroma of yeast/spice and citrus. Near med body. Flavor is lightly banana with even lighter clove. Drinks pretty well. One of the good/better hefes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nickd717 (3477) - San Francisco, California, USA - APR 7, 2012
12oz can. Cloudy straw color with a medium white head and some particulate matter hanging around at the bottom. Typical hefeweizen aroma with wheaty banana and clove notes. Pretty standard flavor, not at all unpleasant, but if you can picture a mill, this would more or less be the run of it. Slightly dry finish with clove and wheat notes. Medium-light body with soft carbonation. Not particularly good, but does the trick if you want a decent beer of this style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
obguthr (3752) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - MAR 28, 2012
Baby food banana and peach nose with a certain rice character, good strength. Milky yellow, thin head. Flavor is still rice-like. A more typically lemony american wheat flavor predominates, but banana notes can be detected. No cloves. True enough to style, but only barely.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
DiarmaidBHK (3386) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 25, 2012
Can from Appalachian Vintner. Pours very clear yellow with a thin head. Not much on the nose except a slight clove vibe. Not a ton on the tongue. Finishes with a bit of dryness. Not really feeling this one on any discernible level.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (8186) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 23, 2012
12 ounce can from Whole Foods Market Raleigh. Pours a hazy orange color with a medium sized frothy head that fades quickly. Aroma of big yeast and citrus notes with some breadiness and spice. The taste is pineapple, citrus, bread, yeast, spice and a bit of caramel. Medium bodied. Nice hefe.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cybercat (3257) - Georgia, USA - JAN 31, 2012
Strong aroma is wheaty and yeasty with a firm undertone of pear. It pours a somewhat hazy solar yellow with a decent, if not too persistent, fluffy white head. Mouth-filling flavor has firm wheat, yeast and pear tones and just a hint of mandarin orange - or is that tangerine? Firm-bodied texture has plenty of fizz and leaves a tingly, wheaty, fruity finish. If you could can sunshine, it would probably taste a lot like this beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
decaturstevo (4979) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - JAN 15, 2012
Hazed yellow pour with creamy white head and lace. Aroma of clove and medium banana. Flavor mirrors aroma with no bitter. Light bodied with aggressive carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011

Name: Sunny Hazy
Date: September 17, 2011
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewfest, Brewgrass
Appearance: cloudy yellow, dense white head, drippy lace
Aroma: sweet banana aroma with balancing clove
Body: creamy body
Flavor: light sweet flavor, banana sweetness, touch of clove
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.3/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: **+ /4

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mtjoseph (244) - Murderapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 9, 2011
Pours a cloudy straw yellow with a small white head. Aroma of banana, hay, and clove spice. Fairly light bodied for a hefeweizen. Flavor mainly bananas esters slight bubblegum, just a hair of clove spice, and some rather soft carbonation. A little more body would be nice. Finishes rather fast. Could definitely be a dangerous summertime beer. Wish I drank this in the middle of july.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
freekyp (1483) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - SEP 25, 2011
UPDATED: MAY 3, 2013 Aroma is where this brew shines exuding banana, melon jolly rancher notes. Pours a murky straw yellow with a small ring of white head. Has a nice full mouthfeel. Flavor is banana pudding with tart lemon notes.

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