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RATINGS: 763   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
Does it get any sunnier than two people in love? Sunshine Wheat came into the world as Wedding Wheat, a beer Jeff brewed in celebration of his wedding to Kim. A filtered wheat beer, Sunshine Wheat swirls in the mouth with ripples of coriander and orange peel tartness, settling into a sea of honey and apple tones.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BBB63 (6510) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - AUG 6, 2003
On tap: Clear straw hue with a small head and some lacing. Spices, lemon, fresh hops, and light yeast aroma. Taste started with a tart fruit and wheaty tone then developed a light hop presence midway. Crisp and clean finish. Thin-bodied, dry and fizzy mouthfeel. A very refreshing summer witbeer, darn good for a filtered wheat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
whaleman (2178) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 1, 2003
Straw color and thin head, but lively carbonated body. Very clear. Smells like fresh apples, pears, and coriander. Flavors include oranges and shredded wheat plus subtle malt and hops. Light-body but very smooth and refreshing. Rather like an American Wheat (aside from the coriander and orange peel), this beer would be an excellent brew if it wasn't filtered.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jeffc666 (1984) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JUL 29, 2003
Light wheat aroma. Clear pale golden in color. Slightly sour and bitter with a very short finish. Very dry and light on the palate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GreatStelle (363) - Chico, California, USA - JUL 28, 2003
A great summer beer. A classic wheat. It reminded ne of other belgium wheats without bieng to yeasty. This beer definitly raises the bar with wheat beers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
argo0 (12858) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 28, 2003
Clear straw body. Aroma is light sweet, clove, wheat. Taste is light sweet wheat. Light body, light tartness.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MaBeer1972 (1670) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 26, 2003
Sampled one on a recent trip West. A good, drinkable brew. I am not greatly familiar with this style, but may pursue it some more now.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BillKismet (3739) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 26, 2003
Honey golden appearance with moderate carbonation and a thick airy head. A whispher of orange wheat with a thread of coriander in the aroma and lightly flavorful of the same. A step or two up from Blue Moon. This is a very laid back brew, even for a wit. It has an Am. standard mouthfeel, but with flavoring. I did find this beer somewhat appealing.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
harlequinn (2744) - Tacoma, Washington, USA - JUL 23, 2003
A very typical witbier. Nothing to inspiring to write about here just an average lightly drinkable summer time session beer. Very light and palatable, lightly hoppy with strong scents of fruity sweetness, but when you first open the bottle, I swear to god, it smeels like baby wipes, or that diaper smell. So once you get around that, it is okay.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - JUL 21, 2003
Pellucid yellow color with little head and diminishing lacing. Malty citrus aroma, strong notes of grapefruit and light floral hops, sweet fruit (apples), in the end a fresh (clean) diaper smell. Coriander flavors with a sweet honey flavor. Dry musky finish, very refreshing. New belgium always surprises me with their styles, I totally expected this to be an american wheat.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
haddon90 (1603) - Costa Mesa, California, USA - JUL 20, 2003
Medium head, Golden color. Sediment free. Some malt in the taste. Some orange too. Nothing too special.

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