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RATINGS: 2239   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Samuel Adamsģ Summer Ale is an American wheat ale. This summer seasonal uses malted wheat, lemon zest and Grains of Paradise, a rare pepper from Africa first used as a brewing spice in the 13th century, to create a crisp taste, spicy flavor and medium body. The ale fermentation imparts a background tropical fruit note reminiscent of mangos and peaches. All of these flavors come together to create a thirst quenching, clean finishing beer perfect for those warm summer days.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
56lespaul (31) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - OCT 22, 2012
Bought a couple cases at $9.99 each closeout. Good purchase at that price but not a huge fan of this beer. Spicey notes of Coriander, kind of acidic on the palate. Nothing to write home about. Nose is fresh and citrusy. Small head dissipates fast. Nice goldenrod color.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bnokk (154) - Ohio, USA - JUN 1, 2015
APPEARANCE - cloudy like a heffe, perfectly white head that goes away fast. NOSE - very limited olerifousness. FLAVOR - medium body & crisp. NOTES - good summer drinker.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
bavarian81 (89) - Massachusetts, USA - JUN 1, 2015
Poured a slightly hazy gold color with a minimal head. Fair amount of carbonation. Aroma was sweet malt, buttery.. didnít really get much else. Taste was sweet, spicy, and skunky. Iím actually wondering if I just drank from a bad bottle. Iíve had this beer before and could swear it was better quality than what Iím tasting now.. maybe Iíll re-review it someday.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
wayoo (1) - Humble, Texas, USA - MAY 31, 2015 does not count
Sabor afrutado, con notas de durazno y mango, poco olor con mucha cabeza de espuma color amarillo a cobre, muy suave al paladar

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
JonLaRue (39) - St Louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 25, 2015
This is a light ale reminiscent of the original session IPAís from 10 years ago. Notes of wheat, lemon, and light grain blend well for the starters of craft drinking. Experienced crafters will not be impressed.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mep3222 (802) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - MAY 24, 2015
Dirty cloudy wheat beer with lemon aroma. Taste is soapy bitterness with the wheat ale base and lemon. All tastes bitter and soapy almost. Cheap dirty taste to this one. Not impressed. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
EyeAmBaldman (368) - Illinois, USA - MAY 23, 2015
Pours dark urine with a thin white head. Aroma is mostly nothing, perhaps a bit of citrus. Taste has a bit of that wheat beer kick with a smidge of citrus. Finishes heavy on yeast. Typical Sam Adams overhype.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
adamnowek (557) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 23, 2015
Banana and clove taste. Offputting hint of bitterness. Light and fresh texture, though.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
DocJitsu (1183) - Florida, USA - MAY 20, 2015
Pours a clear, classic golden with a short white head. Banana and Clive on the nose. Medium body with good carbonation. Subdued flavors of lemon, banana, and clove.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
KoRoBeNiKi (63) - Fair Lawn, New Jersey, USA - MAY 20, 2015
Aroma: Citrus, especially lemon, a smidgeon of wheat, hops Appearance: Yellow, light, small white head. Taste: A lot of lemon, a little wheat Palate: refreshing, as expected. Overall: A bit too boring and a bit too much lemon, prefer other wheat beers more. Refreshing but ehh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kustie (356) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 19, 2015
Tap@tonyroma,Orlando. Hazy golden color with a white head. Aroma has citrus and spices. Taste has some malt and is quite sweet. Flavors of light wheat, citrus and spices.

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