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RATINGS: 743   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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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.


mohawksin's rating

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
mohawksin (187) - Nebraska, USA - JUL 4, 2005
Crisp and light. Nothing really outstanding about it, but refreshing on a hot day.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Danyel (669) - Colorado, USA - AUG 23, 2014
Bottle. Pours yellow with white head. Aroma is lemony, wheat, lots of citrus. Taste is crisp, smooth, very citrusy and floral. Okay.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AmEricanbrew (5797) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - AUG 15, 2014
Bottle. Clear yellow piss color with white head. Peppery, citrusy tart wheat, bready aromas. Medium bodied with average co2. Bready pale wheat flavors with some dry spices, peppercorn___drying finish---decent.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
scarletfire65 (943) - Rockaway Park, New York, USA - AUG 1, 2014
Bottle in Sedona. Neutral aroma, hint of citrus. Light bodied. Coriander, grassy, vegetal, and lightly hopped. Touch of sweet honey on the finish. Meh.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bubblehouse (357) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUL 7, 2014
Not the best offering. Really weak aroma and a pretty neutral taste. Drinkable but not preferred.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tide (1761) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUN 28, 2014
Draught at bar. Orange color, white head. Bittersweet taste with orange peel, citrus, wheat, coriander and a bit of hops. Bittersweet finish with citrus, orange peel and wheat. Very nice wheat.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TXBadger (1342) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Pours a clear golden color with white head. Cereal grains and bit of spice and light fruit on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with a sweet note.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SKCwillie (12) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - JUN 18, 2014
Thin head with hazy golden color. A little skunky but nothing terrible. The problem is, the skunkiness over powers because there is so little flavor.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
coachd (92) - Missouri, USA - JUN 13, 2014
Bought this one for my wife; thought I should give it a try. Aroma is not great - some surprising skunkiness and floor cleaner type aroma. There is some orange peel and wheat, but that is after the unpleasant smells. Looks very light, watery, nearly clear with a good amount of white foam that leaves some lacing. Taste is weak, almost medicine-like with hardly any trace of wheat, just watered down orange peel. Palate is ok, better than I thought it would be. I thought it would be an upgraded version of Blue Moon, which my wife also likes. If you want to re-create this beer, take some Bud Select 55 and throw an orange rind in it. I was not expecting to like this beer, but I thought it would be at least drinkable - Iím not a total beer snob. Donít buy this.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hockeybeerguy (1931) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - JUN 12, 2014
Reviewed from notes. This beer was poured into pint glasses most of the time Iíve had it, but once I had it in a weizen glass and the head was exceptionally larger by a good whopping 2 fingers. The appearance was a hazy golden orange color with some light yellow tinges around the edges. The head was about a fingerís worth of white foaminess that quickly died and left some light lacing. The smell had some light coriander and orange peel combining into an earthy and somewhat floral sort of way. The taste was a sweet citrus of sorts with a filling wheatiness rounding it out. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium with a decent sessionable quality surrounding it. Overall, this was a decent American Pale Wheat Ale, nothing to go bonkers about, but Iíve had this several times with cheese burgers and pulled pork sandwiches and it went pretty good.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
skmikeg (878) - Poway, California, USA - JUN 8, 2014
Pour light golden straw with a thin white head. Aroma is of wheat, spices, citrus, and sweet malts. Taste is about the same as the aroma but a bit more robust. Has a medium-light body with a semi watery mouthfeel and a Sam dry, mostly sweet, medium-short finish. Overall, a deccent wheat ale that is a pretty nice summer beer.


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