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RATINGS: 1996   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 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SG111 (811) - New York, USA - OCT 12, 2015
Bottled 04/15. Pours light and hazy. White cloudy head. Aroma is light, slight lemon, a little corny, maltiness is kinda nice. Decent lager. As far as lagers go it’s actually really solid.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Beerblogger100 (50) - Oceanside, California, USA - OCT 4, 2015
Aroma of wheat and bandits. Flavor is real phenolic for Pilsner. Almost Hefeweizen not really liking it.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
Smithld1 (90) - Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 25, 2015
Tastes like fosters. Why bother? A generic lager that tastes like lipstick.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
BlindGuardianco (60) - - SEP 12, 2015
Nothing special for my taste, not very Malty or interesting, solid overall but hard to tell it apart

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drjohnrock (646) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 6, 2015
From 12 ounce bottle purchased from Dent Kroger as part of a mix six pack, tasted on May 8, 2015. Slightly hazy yellow hue, aroma like old time pale lager with fruit notes, thin body, initial sweet mouthfeel with assertive hoppy finish. Interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
davidezdonz (141) - , HONG KONG - AUG 27, 2015
A 12 fl oz bottle with a packaged date of 17th March 2015 and poured into a Duvel tulip glass. The beer poured a nice clear golden colour with a light one finger white head that dissipated fairly quickly but left some nice stringy lacing. Aromas are on the light side, but it is of sweet-ish corn, grassy with hints of mineral notes. Taste is much like the aroma, a little on the light side, but its mainly sweet malt, honey and corn. Crisp, light bodied with medium carbonation. Overall, its definitely crisp and quite nice to drink. Wouldn’t mind a bottle on a hot summer day.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
novair (139) - Bergen, NORWAY - AUG 16, 2015
Pours clear golden, very complex. Syrupy bread and hops, bitter and sweet. Complex, but not balanced.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ZacM612 (439) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - AUG 15, 2015
Yellow, clear and bubbly, with a fizzy white head. Malt and yeast aroma. Crisp as the name implies. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mrjez (246) - Osaka, JAPAN - AUG 13, 2015
Bottle from Craft Beer Base. L: pours a bright straw gold with a decent white head that doesn’t last. S: nothing much here, the usual corn and Pilsner malt. T: quite clean and dry, a light spice at the end. F: light-bodied and nicely carbonated. Crisp for sure. O: nothing much to set this apart from the "premium" major lagers in Japan, just a bit cleaner and crisper.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Luvystypotables (1294) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - AUG 12, 2015
A subdued buttery aroma with hints of hay. Pours a clear straw gold color. A very refreshing sesionable taste with hints of butter and hay. Light body with a clean finish mildly bitter.

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