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RATINGS: 777   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


LiebeBier's rating

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
LiebeBier (808) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - MAY 9, 2009
Incredibly refreshing beer with hints of fruit in the flavor but subtle enough to not overwhelm and let the excellent hop balance shine.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rondphoto (3743) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JUN 23, 2016
on tap @ Hebron Brew Haus / Hebron KY --- Nice aroma of fruit and malt. Clear straw amber color, ivory head that drops to a cover, star field of lace. Taste is light malt with fizz and light hops. Easy-going, and mild, but, also easy to drink.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
koleminer20 (2113) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - JUN 12, 2016
Flight #3 at the brewery with ebone1988. The pour is a darker clear golden yellow with no head and a few spots of lace. The aroma isnít really there. There is a light wheat and some decent malt, but itís boring and lacking. The flavor is just as light and boring. The wheat offers a light crispness and a of malt on the back end. The mouth feel is thin and watery with a lacking carbonation and a lingeringly bland malt to go with a quick fading wheat. Iím surprised this is as high by style as it is. Thereís nothing here.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ebone1988 (1182) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - JUN 12, 2016
Flight at Southern Tier with koleminer20. Aroma is wheat, grassy, sweet and floral. Appearance is darker golden, off white head, clear. Taste is pilsner-y, wheat, earthy hops, simple. Mouthfeel is light to medium body, light carbonation, refreshing, earthy hops and sweet malt aftertaste. Overall, this one is pretty good.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bigda83 (777) - Jamestown, New York, USA - JUN 10, 2016
Draft at the source. Iíve had this a million times, but apparently never ticked or rated it. Pours a clear, pale yellow with small bubbly white head. Aromas of citrus, wheat, grass, hay, and metal. Flavor has a metallic taste to it, lemon, grassy, wheat, straw. Light body, thin texture, lively carbonation, easy finish. Decent warm weather and summer beer. Never used to get a metallic taste though. I prefer this over the new Lemon Drop version.

3.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Aggiebob (631) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - MAY 30, 2016
Bottle. Poured a clear pale gold with a quickly dissipating white head and minimal lacing. Light lemon and floral aroma. Moderate bitterness. Easy drinking.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nittanyjim (102) - - MAY 28, 2016
Pale yellow/gold. Normal white head. Clean weak floral nose. Slight bitterness, moderate floral taste. Mind bitter finish. Slightly creamy mouthfeel. Not bad, interesting wheat/IPA combo.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kevinator (1845) - The Colony, Texas, USA - MAY 17, 2016
Hoppy and fresh. Light crisp palate. Light golden and slightly cloudy. Hops are pronounced, which tend to overshadow the wheat. Good summer beer.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
craftfan (7) - - APR 8, 2016 does not count
Bottle - Nice light yellow color with an average head. Lemon and wheat aroma and taste. A little hoppy, medium bitter. A perfect summer beer.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cajun (239) - Lafayette, Louisiana, USA - MAR 27, 2016
12oz Bottle - Poured a golden yellow with a very thin white head. Nice aroma that tapered off. In the nose... I get a mash up of flowers, like honeysuckle and hibiscus maybe...with some citrus peel. The flavors are of grass, lemon, pine, and a bit of cereal grain. Itís okay. Also, Iím drinking this in March.... and this is a summer brew. Not sure how fresh this one is. Hmmm.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Tobyrando (37) - New York, USA - MAR 23, 2016
Nice yellow/amber color with a good head. Lemon, citrus aromas; not very strong. Very crisp, refreshing taste with floral, citrus accents and a dry, slightly bitter finish. Very nice beer for a summer day.


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