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St. John Brewers Virgin Islands Liquid Sunshine

St. John Brewers - The Tap Room
Brewed at Shipyard Brewing Company

Style: Belgian White (Witbier)
Cruz Bay, St. John, United States Virgin Islands
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen


on tap


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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.55   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Because rain is sometimes scarce in the islands it is occasionally referred to as "Liquid Sunshine". Our Sunshine Wheat is an unfiltered wheat beer that we spice with coriander, cardamom, and orange peels. A great beer to kick back with after a day at the beach or a day out on the waves.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Headbanger (3426) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - APR 5, 2014
12oz bottle 1/29/14 (St. Thomas)-Pours a hazy yellowish orange with a small white head. Aroma of citrus, coriander, and grains. Taste of the same. This light bodied brew fit the need on a hot day.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
SHIG (3751) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - JAN 31, 2014
Draft: poured a golden with creamy fluffy white head. Aroma is wheat. Taste is light acidic fruit, metal hops and wheat.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hansen (7067) - Assentoft, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2013
Golden coloured and clear. Has a white head, medium duration. Light spicy, sweet aroma, coriander and citrus. Sweet flavor, light soapy. Creamy texture.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Zita (5065) - Assentoft, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2013
sweet malty aroma,golden, clear, white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, light body, light soft, light fizzy,light artificial

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HenrikSoegaard (11060) - Randers, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2013
Bottle. Frothy white fair mostly deminishing head. Yellow colour. Moderate malty and light hoppy and light yeasty aroma. Light bitter flavor. Week fruity notes. The spices only weekly present. Average finish. Oily palate.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
kaser (3429) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 6, 2013
Had on draft in St. John’s tap room. Served with lemon. .smells lemony. Taste is horrendous. Bitter unpleasant and rude. Just terrible. You should see my face and how repulsed I am

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Sammy (9139) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 22, 2013
Somewhat sour wheat but I would agree that I would drink this if I were out a day on the beech. Not super drinkable. Pure yellow bodied.JoshuaR’s bottle.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
solidfunk (4687) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - APR 21, 2013
Mostly just a lager. Little sense of wit. Finishes with a little caramel malt. Pours clear with no head or lacing. Slight astringency at finish. Bottle from brewpub in St. John.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Elwood (3336) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - FEB 2, 2013
Serving: Draft at the brewpub and in 12 oz. bottles. It pours a hazy yellow with a slight white head. The nose is over ripe oranges, lemon, and spice with slight wheat notes. The flavor is light and citrusy but leaves you wanting a bit more. In the bottle it can be downright flavorless. Light body with a clean finish. Meh.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
crhensel (138) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 22, 2012
Poured a cloudy yellow with medium froth. Nose hinted at the spices and I citrus as you would expect form the style. Slick in the mouth, the favors promised didn’t fully materialize and the whole thing ended up a little bland. It was nice t try something from a different area, but it’s obvious these are brewed for refreshment in the Caribbean heat, not necessarily to embody a particular style.

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