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RATINGS: 2023   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Summerfest is a delightfully refreshing example of a traditional style lager beer. While lighter in body than our ales, Summerfest displays significant hop aroma and a tangy hop bite. The long lagering period adds a smoothness that makes this beer a great summertime treat.

Bittering Hops: Perle & Saaz
Beginning Gravity: 11.8 Plato
Finishing Hops: Saaz
Ending Gravity: 2.7 Plato
Malts: Two-row Pale, Dextrin Malt, Munich
Yeast: Lager Yeast (bottom fermenting)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ffbot (340) - Oakland, California, USA - JUN 6, 2016
I liked it. Poured a slightly hazy gold, tiny retaining circle of bubbles. Smell of bittersweet hops, nice crisp grass and citrus. Taste is balanced, with small lingering aftertaste. A decent enough beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tfontana (664) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 3, 2016
Bottle pour into nonic pint glass from Trader Joe’s. Aroma is light cracker, yeast, mild herbs. Appearance is clear golden yellow with zero sparkle and three-finger-width fizzy white head with decent retention and little lacing. Taste is as aroma. Palate is light bodied with thin texture and average-to-soft carbonation with malt/yeast finish. Overall, this is clean and refreshing and a bit meatier than a macro lager but that’s about it. Nothing special to see...move along.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Shot (432) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - MAY 28, 2016
Bottle. Pours straw color with a ton head that dissipates to a thin lace. Aromas of grass and slight skunkiness. Flavors of sweet malt, corn, dry grass, lemon and bread. Mild hoppiness. Clean, crisp mouthfeel. Slightly sweet. Not terribly interesting.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arnold931 (1263) - Iowa, USA - MAY 28, 2016
Draft at Mahoney's. Pours clear yellow with nice white head. Nose and taste is mild grain, lemon. Very refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ogre71 (300) - Utah, USA - MAY 25, 2016
A good light beer easy to drink good flavor not overly malty of hoppy would recommend.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jsporrer (626) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 22, 2016
Pours a clear pale yellow with a medium white foamy head. Crisp and clean hoppy aroma. Nice fresh taste with just a hint of bitterness in the aftertaste. OK but nothing special. Refreshing and fairly enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarineOBeer (45) - - MAY 13, 2016
Refreshing beer. Not as hoppy as most Sierra Nevada beer. Smooth and light with a slight bit of spicy hops, sweetness is the predominant taste. Good beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ozzy70 (690) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - MAY 7, 2016
12 oz. bottle. Poured golden with a lasting foamy white head. Aroma was breads, yeast and malts. Taste was mild bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gkeh (426) - Texas, USA - MAY 5, 2016
Really enjoyed this. Clear golden pour, crisp hops o. The aroma, bredy and malty with a slight hop character on the tongue. Really good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ippopotamo36 (1605) - Rome, ITALY - MAY 5, 2016
On tap at Torpedo Room in Berkeley, California-USA. Semi clear gold pour, white foam. Nose: yeast, honey, cereals, bread. Great! Mouth: talks to Franconia! Crisp, grainy, peppery noble hops. Great execution! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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