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RATINGS: 144   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
As the sun starts to peek out from around the dark winter clouds, it is a clear reminder that brighter days lie ahead. Deviating from the original recipe, this new and improved Sun Block comes with a little more oomph in flavor, but still has that great summertime body.

Beer Style: Summer IPA
IBU: 30
OG: 13P
ABV: 5.8% (from bottle)
Hops: Columbus, Cascade, Palisade, Sorachi Ace
Dry Hopped: Sorachi Ace

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3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Koelschtrinker (19784) - Kln (Cologne), GERMANY - FEB 20, 2015
Mild hefiger Antrunk mit stimmigem Hopfen. Sffig, grasig, erdig. Der Hopfen dominiert ab dem Mittelteil, insgesamt mild und moderat bitter. 8/10/12/9//9

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (16239) - , New Jersey, USA - APR 21, 2014
Bottle. Pours cloudy yellow gold with white head. Nose/taste of wheat malt, banana, grass, citrus peel, lemon and a touch of white sugar. Lighter medium bodied.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
argo0 (14124) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 22, 2008
(growler, thanks kmweaver) Small white head atop clear straw body. Aroma is moderately sweet, honey, banana, some bubblegum, light straw. Taste is medium sweet, malt, some hay -- not a whole lot there. Watery light body, easy drinking.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DSG (13956) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUN 3, 2013
Bottle. Better Beer Of The Month Club. Hazy yellow with a white head. Nice aroma of wheat, coriander and floral and citric hops. Flavor starts a bit sweetish, wheaty, somewhat spicy, lemony and a bit tart, continues with pleasant citric hops bitterness. Medium-bodied. A very nice summer beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (13693) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 12, 2014
A hazed blonde wheat ale with a thin white head. In aroma, light fruity malt with grassy hops, ok. In mouth, an aggressive wheat ale with mineral notes, light Brett, grassy hop, veering on Orval. On tap at Coney Island on tap.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (13029) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUL 17, 2013
(12oz bottle) Pours a clear pale yellow body with a tall frothy white head. Aroma of orange, grapefruit, banana, coriander, and pineapple. Flavor of pineapple, orange, lemon peel, grapefruit, florals, and banana.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (12402) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - OCT 17, 2007
on tap-pours a white head that laces and hazy yellow color. Aroma is hops-lemon, wheat, faint coriander. Taste is hops-lemon, wheat, coriander, orange peel, just a bit much on the coriander. OK effervescence.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammy (11974) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 15, 2009
On tap at The Ginger Man. Wheat aroma. Pale yellow cidery colour with some lace. Nicely drinkable, a bit astringent but also well malted finish. Refreshing. Mineral water carbonation, average or above mouthfeel.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
adnielsen (10594) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - SEP 27, 2013
Bottle @ Steves house, courtesy of hazy light yellow appearance with a thin white head. Tropical fruity, somewhat piney, mango, lemon aroma. A bit tangy, chewy grassy, lemon, woody, wheat flavor. Blah.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KimJohansen (10492) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - JUN 17, 2016
Bottled on 04212016. Clear golden with a medium white head. Aroma has hints of Sorachi Ace hops. Flavor has a fair amount of hop flavor left and ends bitter. Well balanced but lacks the fresh hop flavor.


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