Sunday, 17 July 2016
Named in honour of Toronto's first professional ballpark, Sunlight Park is a saison brewed with a considerable amount of grapefruit zest. From Toronto's Left Field Brewery, this brew comes in at 5.3% and is sold in 650mL bottles. It's a bright golden beer, heartily carbonated, clear, and covered with a white head.
To the nose, Sunlight Park is yeasty and tart, with grapefruit notes. The mouthfeel is thin, but extremely fizzy. Flavour-wise, there is a substantial yeast presence that underlies tart, fruity, and dry leanings.
Left Field is one of my favourite Toronto brewing establishments. Their Sunlight Park is an enjoyable addition to the roster, though not a top of the order hitter like Maris* or a cleanup like Eephus. All told, a fine brew, with seriously refreshing properties. A bit on the thin side, but agreeable.
Rating: 7.0 out of 10.