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RATINGS: 104   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 27   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Our cool brew is a highly dry-hopped ale which is full of flavor and yet eminently refreshing. We brew this seasonal beer as a tribute to the grand American traditions of summer vacations, backyard barbecues, and peaceful picnics. Our COOL BREW is perfect for picnics and pairs with carne asada and sausages.


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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
boydmarq (48) - Bloomington, Illinois, USA - JUL 4, 2012
I really liked this beer. Tasted a lot like Stone IPA. Very hoppy, yet very drinkable. I could drink a lot of these


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (5660) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 10, 2014
Dunkelgoldenes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch malzig fruchtig, hopfig, blumig. Geschmack leicht nach tropischen Früchten, malzig, leicht bitterer Abgang.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Seannpc (11) - - APR 1, 2014
Appearance is pretty thick and cloudy. Not a bad taste but not overly flavorful ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
VastActiv (2205) - Oulu, FINLAND - JAN 11, 2014
Bottle 0.335 at home. Originally rated 07082012. Colour is clear orange with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, hops and malts.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tnkw01 (960) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 28, 2013
Bottle. Cloudy, very light brown color. Not fizz, Heardly any head. Aroma is a hoppy, cascade smell. Taste, also a hoppy type taste but not overpowering.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Blairgus (2418) - California, USA - OCT 16, 2013
16 oct 2013, bottle. Orange and a bit cloudy. Nose is grassy hops and sweet granola malt. Thin body and mildly fizzy. Grassy hops and sweet malt with faint grassy finish. Okay. Maybe the best (ha) napa smith beer I've had. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pyrmir (2793) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - AUG 23, 2013
355 ml bottle, rated from backlog. Golden amber with beige head. Aroma is sweet and hoppy, orange and other citrus. Taste is also sweet with lots of caramel and hops.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Geokkjer (5386) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 7, 2013
Bottle. Pours golden with a big off-white head. Aroma of bread, some tangerine, some herbal notes and yeast.Flavor is sweet and fruity with some citrus and bread. Medium body, average carbonation.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yngwie (12722) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 7, 2013
Bottle, 12oz. It’s a clear, dark golden to amber colored beer with a small, dense, light beige head. The aroma is sweetish hoppy, with lots of orange and clementine. Not sure if I think it’s nice. The same goes for the flavor, which has too much crystal malt taste. Medium body, sweetish, almost sticky. Overall, too sweet and not bitter enough. 130807

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (6459) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 7, 2013
Bottle 355ml @ Hotel Room, Holiday Inn Express, Walnut Creek, CA
Pours clear deep golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, mandarin and zest. Taste is medium sweet and light to medium bitter with a fruity and bitter finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hackobock (909) - SWEDEN - JUL 9, 2013
On tap at brewpub. Light amber with an off-white head. Aroma has fruity hops, pepper, caramel. Taste is medium bitter with a caramel pepper bitter finish.


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