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RATINGS: 430   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Lost Abbey Summer Seasonal made with grapefruit honey and grapefruit zest.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JMFG (1587) - Florida, USA - AUG 17, 2008
Sampled @ brewery, RBSG. Slightly cloudy straw color, thin white head. Mild aroma with orange peel, some yeasty banana phenols, Belgian yeast, slight spice. Smooth taste, lightly spicy, coriander and orange peel notes, nice finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
trokini (1025) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 17, 2008
I doubted Lost Abbey could make a light beer without overloading it. I was wrong. Pours clear yellow with a bubbly white head. Fresh aroma of wheat, banana, coriander, grapefruit, and orange peel. Refreshingly crisp taste. The wheat, bubblegum, orange-lemon-grapefruit-citrus flavors are balanced nicely. Dry finish. Great beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RunDWP (203) - San Jose, California, USA - AUG 14, 2008
On tap. Pale yellow color with white head. Wheaty, with coriander and banana flavors. Possibly a little high in cabonation. Some lacing on the glass. Solid wit.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerguy101 (5278) - Newark, California, USA - AUG 13, 2008
Tasted at Lost Abbey during the 2008 RBSG. This witbier pours a straw yellow color from the tap. Small sized white foamy head. The aroma is grainy and citrusy, mostly grapefruit. A light to medium bodied wit. The malts are fruity and wheaty. A touch of grapefruit, with a little bit of banana and clove. The hops are spicy. Light, crisp and clean. Nice dry finish. Mouthfeel is full. Finish is crisp and dry. Aftertaste is slightly bitter and dry.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7854) - Los Angeles, California, USA - AUG 13, 2008
Sampled both a bottle and a tap at Lost Abbey.Pours a clear yellow with a small white head. Aroma of corriander, some wheat, honey, and a bit of grapefruit. Taste is dry, fruity and spicey. Dry mouthfeel and lively bubbles. Great "summer beer".

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vac (2445) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 13, 2008
On tap at O’briens. Pours with a murky, pale yellow body topped by a thin white head with little lacing. It’s slightly sweet yet bitter with notes of yeast, a little banana and light clove notes. Light bodied, crisp, smooth and a touch dry.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hapjydeuce (932) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 12, 2008
On tap at Lost Abbey for the RBSG ’08 tasting. Hazy straw color with little head. Upfront aroma of wheat grain and sweet malt with honey, pear and grapefruit. Solid and sessionable flavor of clove and banana with grapefruit and orang notes as well. Easy and simple finish. Ends light and crisp. Pretty good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ughsmash (7124) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 11, 2008
On tap at Lost Abbey. Poured slightly hazy medium golden with a short cap of white head. The aroma was light and refreshing with toasted banana and lemon zest.. soft and well-presented. The flavor found tart wheat and lemon zest upfront with drier wheaty notes behind.. again refreshing. Lighter-bodied and it moved well across the palate.. higher carbonation kept it dancing through the mouth. Very good stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jasonp (1555) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - AUG 10, 2008
Sampled at Lost Abbey, RBSG ’08. Pale, mostly clear/slighty hazy golden with a white head. Lemon, coriander, banana and fruity esters in the nose; quite nice. Flavor has notes of lemon, wheat, banana and noble hop herbal grassiness. Light sweetness level, hops make just enough of an appearance for balance. Medium/light bodied with moderate carbonation. Solid witbier.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bartzilla (532) - La Mesa, California, USA - AUG 9, 2008
Tap @ Hamiltons. Not bad. Your pretty standard witbier. Couldn’t make any grapefruit connection, but I can say it does compliment Hamilton’s buffalo wings nicely. In fact, I had a couple while trying to chip through one of those baskets of Bones Of Fire.


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