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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.


4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
boyntonliquors (11) - San Jose, California, USA - AUG 24, 2012
This is a well made summer beer with just the right sweet and sour taste with strong citrus notes and flavor. I could drink this beer year round. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jbuskirk (411) - Holdrege, 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.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thetmaxx (739) - West Sacramento, California, USA - APR 24, 2011
Poured into a 12oz shaker. Colour is amber, on the darker side of blonde style. Small head with good lacing. Aroma is very pleasant for the style with lots of hop aroma. Flavour is pm on the bitter side for a blonde, but for me that is what makes it good. Mouth feel is watery, with a slightly dry finish. Overall a great beer for summer, very light and refreshing with lots of flavour.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
superspak (2443) - Michigan, USA - NOV 16, 2011
12 ounce bottle, best by 08/28/2011. I think this will be my first blonde ale. Pours hazy golden straw color with a nice 2-3 fingers of fairly dense white head with fantastic retention that reduces to a decent sized lacing cap that lasts. A nice amount of lacing clings around the glass as well. Aromas of big lemon, pepper, biscuit, grass, spiciness, and other light fruitiness. Some very nice aromas here with good strength as well. Taste of lemon, pepper, spices, bread, citrus, grass, and a bit of tart graininess. Fair amount of bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of lemon, bread, and spices that last for a bit on the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a moutfeel that is a bit on the watery side, but not in a bad way. Drinks really easily as I would have expected for a beer brewed for the summer months. No alcohol presence at all as expected. Overall, some seriously great stuff here. Nice amount of well balanced flavors and super smooth drinking.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
krisolson (57) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - AUG 6, 2012
Really good. Almost a sweet flavor. Really smooth and easy to drink. Very citrus flavor and aroma. Fun to drink.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
idedek (157) - USA - JUL 7, 2012
a lovely light aroma with hints of citrus and a nice hint of bread. a lovely light body with more fruit flavors in the taste as well as a hint of hops. a great finish with a light floral, hop and citrus that lingers but not too long. a Great summer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
JDBaker11058 (1211) - Maryland, USA - JUL 19, 2012
Appearance: deep gold, with a hint of grapefruit-colored highlights, a thick and foamy two fingers of bright white head, slowly shrinking and leaving cotton candy lace everywhere. Aroma: big waves of fresh orange and grapefruit, with notes of coriander, candied ginger, lemon zest, and apricots. Taste: slightly bitter, with hoppy, juicy citrus racing around the mouth, with a decent note of spices, all over a deceptively strong malty background. Finish: gently dry and slightly bitter, with the bittersweet citrus lingering the longest. Notes: Wow, way better than expected. A summer beer that actually gives a crap. Me likey lots.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Evolutionary (271) - Ohio, USA - JUL 22, 2012
Bottle from sampler. Crisp clean nose, light mouthfeel with medium body, citrus sweetness and full oat undertones. Crisp aftertaste with just a bit of hop bite. Great summer beer. ---Rated via my mouth

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nocardia (38) - Little Rock, Arkansas, USA - JUN 3, 2012
Very interesting beer! Iíve had it from the bottle and on tap. Pours a golden color, edging towards amber with 1 finger of pearly head with abundant lacing. The smell is distinctly hemp to me, very grassy and resiny. The flavor is full of grassy and flowery hops with an almost honey flavor. Very complex and almost seems to change from sip to sip. Palate is almost syrupy from the flavors. Overall a tasty little beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Strilo (63) - Oregon, USA - JUN 17, 2012
Refreshing citrus notes and a lighter crisp flavor make this a great easy drinking summer beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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