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RATINGS: 147   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.76   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Great summer memories are born out of uncomplicated times. We've made that the basis for our Summer blonde recipe and kept this ale pure and simple. Relax and enjoy this all natural, light, golden beauty. A seasonal offering from the River Horse Brewing Company.


1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
IMtheOptimator (1164) - Bethel, Connecticut, USA - JUL 17, 2005
Poured clear yellow with a small fizzy white head. Skunky cream aroma. Taste is some corn, stale hops and skunk. Neither pleasurable nor refreshing.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bigrond (1499) - factoryville, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 5, 2005
not a great summer beer. bought this in a sampler pack and it was a little skunky. on not ready to write river horse off yet

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MilkmanDan (1943) - Eagan, Minnesota, USA - JUN 17, 2005
Decent stuff. Bright and sunny yellow, crisp lemony nose. Nice fruitiness, bit bready, decently hoppy. Not incredibly complex stuff, but itís not trying to be.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
haddon90 (1561) - Costa Mesa, California, USA - JUN 2, 2005
Bought this 12oz bottle at Normís in Vienna, VA. Poured a pale yellow with not much of a head. Lemony aroma. Hops and light malt as well. Dry, wheaty taste. Citrusy, and a little, and i mean a little bit of spice. Kind of watered down, and dry as well. Not bad though.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 31, 2005
Pours gold with the smallest trace of a white head. Smells of hay, straw, and cinnamon. Tastes of flowers but again roasted malts with a nutty finish shine through.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tmad (93) - Dayton, Ohio, USA - MAY 24, 2005
A light golden yellow with not much aroma, immediately it was obvious this would be a light tasting beer.This is a clean crisp refreshing beer. I expected a more watery taste but this was actually a fine tasting brew. Definitely a summer brew, very refreshing and thirst quenching. A hint of lemon, mild hoppiness and slightly dry finish. I favor a stronger darker beer personally, but this is one of the best light tasting beers I have had.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Drew (2411) - Kent, Ohio, USA - MAY 23, 2005
Itís nice to see some River Horse brew showing up in Ohio, I enjoyed some brews from them last fall while visiting relatives in NJ. This is basically just a nice mellow summer ale. Golden and clear, sweet fruity aroma. Taste is lighltly bready with fruity citrus. Mostly dry finish with lingering lemon zest.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
morehops (39) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 22, 2005
Had this on tap and was disappointed. Very simple. Had a hard time finding hops. Color was light (that may have set the tone for me). I wouldnít call it a swill, but it sure fits into my "lawnmower" catagory

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
thehinge (283) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - MAY 21, 2005
Pours a straw color with almost no head. No lacing. Aroma is heavily bread tainted. Taste is hoppy with a little spice at the end.....pepper???

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
OhioDad (2492) - Hilliard, Ohio, USA - MAY 19, 2005
Pours light straw color with very little head. Aroma is a little perfumy. Hops, and light malts can be found in the taste. Starts out sweet and fruity and finishes slightly grassy. Decent palate for a summer beer. Not too watery but refreshing. This one was o.k. but not something that I will come back to soon.


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