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RATINGS: 2322   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


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1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
ddell99 (12) - Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 31, 2001
This beer sucks. There are some strange fruits mixed into it. Don’t waste your time.


2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
lmojoh (263) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUL 27, 2016
Flaske 0.33L fra Kilpis Finnland. Farge strågul/brun med hvitt skum. Lukt gress, malt. Smak Malt, noe krydder, frisk i starten, noe besk i ettersmaken.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Defreni (2982) - Husum, DENMARK - JUL 27, 2016
Flaske. Nu er jeg også lidt forudindtaget efter at have set en dokumentar hvor Koch opfører sig som et mensch. Duften er hyldeblomst, smagen er frisk og sommerlig med en masse hyldeblomst. Dejlig grill øl.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Plovmand (7757) - Helsinge, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2016
Bottle. Pours hazy golden with a small white head. Lemony and citrusy aroma. Malty and lemony flavor with creamy wheat notes. Lime leaves and light orange.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (9827) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JUL 24, 2016
Bottle @ Home. Pours slightly hazy golden with a white head. Aroma of wheat, little sweet fruit, light citrus, light lemon. Flavor is wheat, spice, light lemongrass, citrus, lemonpeel, sweet fruit. Medium body, average to lively carbonation. Refreshing. 240716

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thewolf (11986) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUL 24, 2016
Bottle, bought@Fakta, Kolding. Pours clear golden with a small white head that soon disappears. Aroma has sweet elderflower, wheat, sweet malts. Medium carbonation, fine dry and light creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has sweet malts, apples, esters, elderflower. Mild citrus bitterness. Alright, but quite onesided.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Psytron (1788) - Turku, FINLAND - JUL 22, 2016
Smell of grain, straw, starch. Pale amber colour, high white head. Aroma of grain, paper, overripe fruit, some mead. Sweet. Lively carbon, light body.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mikkopen (1040) - Oulu, FINLAND - JUL 22, 2016
355 ml bottle. Hazy yellow colour, thin white head. Sweetish spicy aroma with lemon and wheaty malt. The flavour is malty, with wheat and citrus, and a finish of grass and spicy notes. OK.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brettsky06 (121) - Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 21, 2016
Cloudy yellow color with a nice banana and clove aroma, taste is a little bit of lemon and some spice. It’s alright

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HenrikSoegaard (12930) - Randers, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2016
Bottle from Fakta. Frothy white fair mostly deminishing head. Yellow colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate. A little boring.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
brnandersen (3204) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 17, 2016
355 ml bottle from a Fakta discounter. Hazy, deep golden colour with a thin, white head. Fruity aroma with citrus, sweet exotic fruits, pale malts and a subtle spiced note. Taste is light sweet. Medium body with a creamy texture and a soft carbonation. Finishes slightly dry and fruity with exotic fruits. Nice, refreshing.


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