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RATINGS: 2338   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
Samuel Adams® 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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Moonlight77 (10) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 30, 2005
One of the best summer ales out there. Crisp and light but it still has plenty of flavor.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
buffdaddy615999 (38) - Garwood, New Jersey, USA - SEP 3, 2001
My favorite sam adams beer by far. Zest refreshing and crisp. Highly recomended. great for a nice summer’s day on the beach

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
BlackGold (4) - Holliston, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 16, 2005 does not count
There are hints of lemon flavor and grains of paradise. This is best served with a lemon slice droped in the beer to enhance the flavor. This is one of my favorite summer time beers.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cavie (4305) - Arlington, Texas, USA - FEB 6, 2009
This beer is special to me as it was my very first to drink. The summer grains and spices they use really give this beer a zippy taste. I grab a sixer atleast once a summer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
efecher (70) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - APR 11, 2012
Delicious, citrus, flowery with hints of lemon peel and the grains of paradise. very light refreshing summer brew

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
BeerDude78 (91) - Brick NJ, New Jersey, USA - JUL 12, 2004
A decent wheat beer, has a lot of flavor to it. Has a nice a lemony zesty taste to it. A refreshing beer to drink in the summer months.Will definitely drink this again.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Wild4mild (38) - USA - AUG 16, 2006
Awesome macro summer beer. Lemon and coriander show up without being part of a dog and pony show like other beer attempts. Nice wheaty profile. Totally refreshing!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
republican1027 (8) - USA - JUL 12, 2007 does not count
A very good wheat beer. Great to drink on a hot summer day, very refreshing. Like most beers from Sam Adams this one come highly recommended.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
gschrade (1038) - Collinsville, Illinois, USA - NOV 1, 2013
I had this at Olive Garden. Pours yellowish gold with a white head. Taste refreshing lemon zest, and wheat. I thought was pretty good. I would definitely drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
WeekendWarrior (3) - USA - AUG 8, 2002 does not count
The hint of lemon is a great twist. I also enjoyed the lightness of the beer. I will have this again.

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