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RATINGS: 360   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Somersault is a fun roll around on the tongue, while requiring only the minimum of palate gymnastics. This is the perfect summer lounge-around beer. Somersault tumbles out with citrus aroma from Centennial hops, a soft apricot fruitiness tucked into the flavor, a full mouthfeel from the addition of oats and a crisp, dry finish from the subtle addition of ginger.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
aumentm (452) - North Carolina, USA - APR 24, 2015
This is a lighter beer with almost no head. Good taste and nice palate. A tasty beer for sure.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TXBadger (1968) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 24, 2014
Pours a lighter golden color with white head. Some bread, a little light fruit, and some grass on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes fairly dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (7278) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 30, 2014
"a very nice hop character atop a light and refreshing blonde ale. seems like NB does blonde well. simple, but tasty, recommended as a summer brew for sure

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jbuskirk (707) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - DEC 30, 2013
Somersault is unique as both a seasonal and an ale. As a seasonal, it represents a departure from the lagers and wheat ales that are popularly associated with the summer months by craft brewers. As a blond ale, Somersault has a bit more of a hop kick than Iím used to seeing within the style. The body is light and very approachable, but the finish is fresh and a bit bitter. New Belgium has made better (and worse) beers than this one, but itís a bold effort that works.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ads135 (3563) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - OCT 20, 2013
A pretty decent blonde, though less potent yeast than I prefer. Golden, crisp, and a bit bland.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Rrauth (1196) - North Carolina, USA - SEP 23, 2013
From Beerilicious iphone app: citrus hops. golden amber color hazy rocky white head light bitterness hint of sour short duration light thin and watery

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
stretchfest (79) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - AUG 20, 2013
A nice summer beer. light crisp flavor, slight on the hops with a subtle citrus nose.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jayb0 (1097) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - JUN 11, 2013
A just OK drinker. Not much reason to get this when you can have a fat tire.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SDalkoholic (2237) - Linda Vista, California, USA - MAY 28, 2013
Bottle from Bonita Liquor: Poured a golden straw blonde with a fluffy topping of foam head. Not much aroma for me to smell other than some light notes of hops that have a hint of citrus peel. The flavor is bland with a faint background of grained malt that gives off a tiny bit of honey while a grassy usage of hops goes almost unnoticed. Boring recipe, but quite refreshing on a hot summer day on the 4th of July.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kbutler1 (1377) - North Carolina, USA - MAY 4, 2013
Bottle. Pours a clear yellow orange color with a white head. Has a musty, fruit like aroma. Medium/light mouthfeel. Slightly hoppy with a sweet lemon like zest as well hiding in there. The ginger is evident as well. Its not bad and would probably be pretty good on a hot day.

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