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Friday, June 8, 2012

6/8/12 Troegs Sunshine Pils

This afternoon it was very sunny so I thought I would have a Sunshine Pils from Troegs brewery. According to the Troegs site it recommends serving in a pilsner glass at 40-45 degrees. I had a pilsner glass but the temperature ended up being around 49 degrees. The head came in at an average 2" in size with a rocky white appearance. The head lacing was good and the head dissipated quickly with medium carbonation. The clarity was sparkling with a straw color. The taste was grain and the aroma was floral. The flavor was moderate with an average finish length and a dry mouth feel. The tongue hit was towards the back and the body lacing was virtually none. Overall this was an excellent beer for a hot summers day and is super easy going down. Thanks for reading and as always drink responsibly.





Information from myfitnesspal.com


Troegs - Sunshine Pils

  1.   
Calories159Sodium0 mg
Total Fat0 gPotassium0 mg
Saturated0 gTotal Carbs0 g
Polyunsaturated0 gDietary Fiber0 g
Monounsaturated0 gSugars0 g
Trans0 gProtein0 g
Cholesterol0 mg  
Vitamin A0%Calcium0%
Vitamin C0%Iron0%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


Information from Troegs Brewery


Tröegs Sunshine Pils®

Alcohol by Volume: 4.5%
Hop Bitterness (IBUs): 45
Color (SRM): Straw/ Golden
Availability: Seasonal
Malts: Pilsner, Crystal
Hops: Saaz, Hallertau Mitt.
Yeast: Lager

Seasonal Release (April - August) 

TASTING NOTES

Hop fans rejoice! Sunshine Pils combines the crisp taste of European style pilsners with a kicked-up hop character to create a balanced, refreshing seasonal beer. Golden in color with a fluffy white head, Sunshine Pils is the perfect beer for Summer.

FOOD COMPLIMENTS

Since Sunshine Pils is a Summer beer, it is a fine compliment with all types of salads. It also pairs well with all shell fish and mild fish filets.
Serving Suggestions:Temp: 40-45º F   Glassware:  Pilsner Flute

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