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RATINGS: 640   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A lighter, yet full-flavored, aromatic Ale for the long days of summer. Twilight’s solid malt foundation pairs with distinctive Amarillo hops for flavors every bit as intriguing as bigger, heavier ales. A back porch, lingering sunset wonder.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tronraner (2459) - Walland, Tennessee, USA - NOV 26, 2007
12 oz. bottle. Pours hazy gold with decent-sized ivory head. The aroma is lemony with some miscellaneous fruit and grass. The flavor is prickly zest at first, then some floral and fruit notes. The finish is a bit strange, kind of savory. Ok beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CasperQuaffer (142) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - NOV 25, 2007
Pours an apricot tinged gold, with light, short lived head. Aroma is earthy, fruity and a vague hint of an unknown chemical, maybe "essence of twilight"? Flavor is straightforward hops and malt with a bit of sweet fruit. The body is full and satisfying. Too bad this one also is not an all weather type.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ClarkVV (3892) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 3, 2007
Draught pint at Redbones on 10/11/07
Peachy-copper, with a slight chill-haze and foamy, large white head that shows moderate retention, light lacing.
Sweet honeyish malts combine with soft hop notes of peach, apricot and tangerine. Strong apricot, slightly mushy but with some straw-like streaks on the end that grant moderate dryness. The hops are pleasant, the malt as well, but as in every hoppy offering from Deschutes, I get just a severely plasticy, celery-like yeastiness that cuts through on the finish and is quite disconcerting.
Nothing different in the flavor, unfortunately, and it’s a shame, because the malts are soft, fluffy and well-attenuated, while the hops are moderately bitter and quite flavorul, not throwing off too much bitterness. Vanilla creeps in and there is some graininess that cuts at the palate, but it’s otherwise very drinkable, especially on account of the dryness. Some gobs of sugar dot the way to the end, but aren’t overbearing. Just wish it didnt have that really strong yeastiness.....

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cyanescens (159) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 28, 2007
Nice balanced bitter ale, smooth and refreshing. Nothing really out there going on which I can appreciate...

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
boFNjackson (4143) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 19, 2007
Bottle... Poured a foggy orange with a thick white head. Malt is primarily in the aroma. Foamy and chewy texture, this reminded of a super hoppy lagerish beer, even thought I know it’s way off from a lager, whenever I a try a lager I wish they would taste like this beer. Anyway, I really enjoyed this one, it was better than I thought it would be. Great hop presence with a caramel-malt balance.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Feinschmecker (202) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 19, 2007
Bottle. Hazy orange color with a strong floral aroma and a hint of malt in the background. The The bitter hops are up front and then a subtle maltiness finishes it with a tab bit of lingering bitterness. It is refreshing and I can imagine it doing the thirst quenching in the summer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DialSquare (2757) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 14, 2007
Bottle. Pours amber/yellow with a nice light brown head. nose with a hint of citrus. Good hop flavor with malt background. Very nice feel in the mouth. descent bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pdxmickey (33) - Spokane, Washington, USA - OCT 12, 2007
Bottle - I nice crisp refreshing golden amber with a delicious mix of flavors with a just slightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
shp555 (2024) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - OCT 10, 2007
Pours a light golden amber color with a white fluffy head. Aroma is malt, citrus and grassy hops. Flavor is malty with a grassy citrus finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
nhorween (645) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 10, 2007
Bottle. Lager like aroma. Some hops. Some good citrus in the flavor, light hops. What’s the difference between a lager and a bitter - the fact that it’s seasonal. Good for a lager, if they’d called it that I would’ve rated it better.

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