After waking up with a slight hangover from too much of the Black & Red I enjoyed yesterday, I really wasn’t in the mood for a beer today. As the day went on, my mood changed so I figured why not give today’s beer, #209, the old college try. What the heck is the old college try anyways?
Anyhow, let me introduce Sunrise Weissbier from Victory Brewing Company which is brewed in the quaint town of Downington, Pennsylvania. Sunrise is a Hefeweizen with an ABV of 5.7%.
I actually had a Victory pint glass for the pour. The color was a hazy pale yellow or maybe gold with a huge frothy white head. The nose was straight up Hefeweizen with a spicy clove presence, bananas, citrus (lemon), and surprisingly Bazooka Bubblegum. The taste was lemon zesty and heavy on the wheat. I didn’t get all of the other aromas like banana or the cloves. Odd. It had a lots of tight tingling carbonation with a fairly light body.
This was OK but nothing to write home about. For me it was maybe slightly better than average. But what do I know…I’m just a King…who enjoys beer and sometimes I enjoy that beer too much.