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RATINGS: 724   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Pour Hop Sun Summer Wheat Beer into a pint glass, give it a long whiff and youíll realize that this isnít your average wheat beer. Filtered to a golden clarity and dry-hopped to perfection, Hop Sun is a fantastic session ale in which flavors of wheat, barley and hops co-mingle to a refreshing and zesty conclusion. Hints of lemon and sweet malts waft to the fore as a touch of bitterness contributes to Hop Sunís bright finish. Enjoy Hop Sun all summer long as a perfect balance to your outdoor recreation. Summer never tasted so good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NikkTwist (1390) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 10, 2014
Draft at Moriartys. Hazy golden pour with light white foam. Body feels a slight fuller than the average wheat bear. Taste a bit more golden. Gently toasted Challah bread. Notable citrus notes. Clementines. Golden raisins. Pineapples. Lemon pie. Smooth front. Bitter finish. Not a great beer but very noble for the style. The hops add a nice shiny body to an otherwise standard wheat/ESB.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
harrymel (1448) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 21, 2013
A: Second consecutive piss ale here. Brilliant clarity. Shredded sheet like a used ghost costume, broken with a central cap and super thin collar. Yellow, straw color. (3) S: Difficult for me to smell this - not because itís horrid, but because itís just not putting out (see: disappointing junior prom). Some hints of corn and lemon. Not much else for me. (2) T: Whew, the faint hints of corn and lemon - those are here. Those are winning....No, bi-winning! This is quite violent on the palate for me. Like someone squeezed a lemon into my mouth and gave me a backer of watered-down corn juice. Iím not privy to this. Some bitterness. (1.5) M: Thin and highly carbonated. Fairly dry finish. (2) O: Nope. Not on board with this one. (1) Serving type: bottle 05-29-2011

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ilovedarkbeer (2200) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 2, 2013
Pours a yellow color with a hazy body. Floral notes with some wheat and lemon citrus.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JHillAustin49 (69) - round rock, Texas, USA - NOV 16, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 19, 2013 Pours golden wheat with thin white head and very active carbonation. Lots of citrus, honey and spice with mild hopiness on the smell and taste. Leave a nice bittersweet aftertaste. Another good pick from the Southern Tier team.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
merc7186 (1742) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 25, 2013
A: Golden Straw Hue, Passes Lot of Light, Mild Head Ring, Mild Lacing S: Wheat, Orange T: Lemon, Wheat M: Decent Carbonation, Light Bodied, Semi Dry Overall, a drinkable wheat beer but not much to chase after.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bebum (224) - - OCT 12, 2013
Light gold color, clear, lasting white head Expressive floral nose Medium body, thin texture Bitter on the attack but a touch of honeyed sweetness follows quickly. Lasting bitter finish. Floral, biscuity, ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
johnnnniee (2039) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 20, 2013
Bottle from Harvest Market Not ready for summer to go away. Pours a crystal clear light golden color with a nice fluffy white head that persists forever. Smells of lemon, cracked grain, light sugar and earthy and citrus hops. The flavor is light and refreshing with a spicy wheat grain against a light sweet sugary malt offset with some light lemony citrus hop. Light to medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a sweet slick mouthfeel. Nice flavorful light easy drinking lawnmower beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiammanghilla (426) - Genova, ITALY - SEP 16, 2013
Bottiglia 355ml, ordinata su domus birrae e bevuta a casa. Chiara con schiuma evanescente. Al naso un leggero sentore di luppolo. In bocca finemente carbonata, poco corpo, speziata e luppolata. Simile ad una saison. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhold

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christpuncher (714) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 7, 2013
Love this one. Really citrusy and hoppy. Super refreshing and good like all other southern tier beers. Pours light yellow. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
travita (3705) - Frisco, Texas, USA - SEP 2, 2013
Bottle. The look is golden in color, whitish head, and very clear. The smell is hoppy, fruits, wheat, lemon, and crisp. The taste is crisp, wheat, lemon, fruit, hops, light bitterness, and ok.

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