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RATINGS: 435   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
As invigorating as the morning rays of the summer sun, Sunrise Weissbier satisfies when the heat is on, too. This unfiltered, Bavarian style ale is true to its origins with all ingredients except for the water having been imported from Germany. It remains unfiltered to feature the tangy, fruity flavors of its unique yeast. The imported German malt contributes greatly to add a crisp, citric snap that makes this beer a superb summertime refresher.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
stevencon (518) - Sarasota, Florida, USA - FEB 23, 2013
On rap at daliaís. Mostly clear pour white head. Aroma of wheat dry earth and vanilla. Similar taste finishes dry.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JaBier (6976) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - SEP 26, 2012
Sample at Buckeye Beer Engine on 9/11/12. Clear yellow color with a thick white head. Aroma of banana, clove and light berry. Banana and clove flavor with a sweet finish. Not really my thing.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SrSilliGose (3328) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - SEP 5, 2012
tap. notes of softed toast, creamed wheat, touch of vanilla. soft herbs. touch of overripened pear. pretty good, but not as good as weihenstephenaoisf or ayigiger hefeweizen IMHO

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrChopin (4303) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - AUG 10, 2012
least transparent, least effervescent of three, longest lasting spotty white head+ring. Nose more wheat than mad king, less banana and more bubblegum esters. Flavor highlights wheat more, more simple but less sugar, dryer across mid before light grain and fruit finish, even field-like, soft and creamy texture highlights malt better than mad king. And I donít even like wheat beers.

Whirlwind v. Mad King v. Sunrise all on tap at brewery go:

1. Sunrise
2. Mad King
3. Whirlwind

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
JAXSON (550) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 25, 2012
Surprised I havenít rated this as Iíve enjoyed it from the brewpub many times, still reviewing this from memory though. Pours a fairly hazy straw gold with a fluffy white head. Color is a touch darker and hazier than the Whirlwind. Nose is aromatic esters, dry earthy yeast, light citrus, fresh wheat grains. Mouth is wonderfully fluffy and soft, noticeably more so than Whirlwind or Mad King. Light esters, fresh cracked grains, a really good yeast strain on the finish where soil, grass, and other dry flavors shine. Unfiltered, more complex and interesting than Whirlwind. Softer and way less hop-forward than Mad King. Fresh on tap this is wonderful stuff.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Chapel (468) - Levittown, New York, USA - APR 24, 2012
Floral, banana, wheat with some lemon citrus. That about sums it up the flavor and aroma. Fairly fizzy makes it feel somewhat soda like.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cooplander (543) - Florida, USA - FEB 24, 2012
color is straw gold, not as hazy as most, aroma of banana. clove, wheat, and coriander, taste of banana, clove, wheat, and bitter orange, high carbonation makes for an champagne feel, very good representation of the style

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ddemmingjr (797) - Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA - FEB 1, 2012
pours hazy straw, two finger off white head. Banana, clove, grass and herbal notes on the nose. Lemon, yeast, wheat, sweet malts. reminiscent of Franziskaner. higher carbonation, crisp, refreshing and solid for the style.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
callmemickey (4254) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 1, 2012
Reviewed from notes (2007). A: Hazy yellow with a moderate white head. S: Citrus, wheat and banana power forward T: Lemon-Wheat standard for a hefeweizen with a hint of spice that adds some charm M: Light and smooth.. goes down clean O: Refreshing and drinkable when the weather is mild/warm

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
boxofrane (2553) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 15, 2011
Bottle. Pours golden with a thick white head. There is a lot of carbonation in this beer. Smells floral. Tastes like a light wheat with a belgian flair. This isnít my favorite style but I like it.


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