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RATINGS: 209   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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The style of our summer ale is traditionally European, similar to a German kolsch: full bodied with a spicy hop tang and a rich, crystal clear golden color. Alcohol content is approximately 6% by volume.
Ingredients: Two row English malt (clarity, wheat and caramalt); Magnum, Tettnang and Saaz hops.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BiddleBrau (915) - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 16, 2012
Beer of the month selection. Light amber color, thin head. Faint corn aroma. Dry green hop flavor that lingers. Eh...

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bobaidan (503) - Southington, Connecticut, USA - AUG 11, 2012
Pours straw yellow with a medium sized head. The Aroma is citrus mixed with a bit of malt. I Thin in body with a lot of carbonation. I Flavor is disappointing with a harsh hop bite that is not very flavorful.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kerenmk (2162) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUL 9, 2012
Bottle. Beer of the month club. Clear golden honey, small white head. Light honey, apricot and bubblegum in the nose, sweet, somewhat alcoholic taste. Medium body, sleek texture, alcoholic finish. Lively carbonation. Too heavy for the summer.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
zvikar (3370) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - JUL 7, 2012
Beer of the month club, pours golden to orange with a decent head, aroma of malt, cereals and some floral notes, flavor is sweetish with diacetil, malt, caramel and light bitterness, some fruity tones and hops medium bodied, not good

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DSG (5614) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUN 30, 2012
Bottle. Beer of the month club. Clear golden with a medium white head. Overripe fruits aroma with pear, prickly pear and banana. Sweetish flavor with malt, somewhat bready, fruits, light yeasty hints, and a finish with some spicy hops bitterness. Medium-bodied. OK.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Frank (2728) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 20, 2012
This is a sort of pilsner-ish blond ale and pretty good. A little bit fruity but clean overall w/ some nutty malt and a touch of noble hop herbal character. Carbonation is vigorous w/o being biting, which lightens the mouthfeel and keeps it interesting on the palate. This isnít a show stopper but a good beer nonetheless.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewBoxer (1871) - New York, New York, USA - MAY 30, 2012
Bottle. Not as light colored or tasting as id expect for a summer beer, pretty flavorful and well balanced. I like a it a lot

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Scrapersnbeer (1464) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 20, 2012
Aroma i spicy, mildly hoppy, and almost wheaty. Itís dark copper rather than blond. Very activeand effervescent. It has some bitterness to it, but that is countered by a heavy malt presence all around. Some what like kolsch as the brewer suggests. A good backyard beer, too heavy for sessioning.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
matthewjk (887) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 20, 2012
poured from multiple 12oz bottles - Not your typical summer ale brewed in the U.S., but quite satisfying. Hop notes are embellished compared to other U.S. versions. Nice creaminess and texture, but bitter finish is not altogether pleasant.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Atom (1279) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 18, 2012
12oz bottle pours a clear golden with a large white head. Aroma of caramel, wheat, and pencil shavings. Taste has a nice malt and hop bitterness. Itís hot out and Iím liking this one.


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