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RATINGS: 2018   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 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ebone1988 (1185) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - MAR 20, 2016
Bottle shared with koleminer20, out of Dumpster Day box #2. Bottled April 16, 2014. Whoops. Aroma is metallic, sweet corn, grain, boring. Appearance is golden, white head, slight haze from the end of the bottle. Taste is metallic, slight hops, sweet corn, not much else. Mouthfeel is light to medium body, light carbonation, metallic aftertaste. Overall, about right for a pilsner, boring and barely drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
M_Sack (598) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - FEB 12, 2016
Bottle. Clear gold, thin white head. Tropical fruit, grassy hops and floral elements. Hop dominated flavours of tropical fruit, grass and floral notes. Malty finish. Nice light change to the usual ales. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kevinator (1846) - The Colony, Texas, USA - JAN 30, 2016
Aroma of lager yeast, grain and corn. Pretty golden color with a nice white foamy head. Light palate. Crisp taste of slightly hoppy lager with slight sweetness. Decent summer beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
StevieT (1448) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 17, 2016
From a bottle. Good example of style, slightly hoppier than I expected which was very nice. Not normally my style but still worth it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Erzengel (7355) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - DEC 25, 2015
*Old rating. Best before 28/03/12. Smooth fresh and crisp Pils. Smooth, round with a moderate bitter aftertaste. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sirmixsomewhat (182) - Paoli, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 10, 2015
It’s been a while since I’ve had this, but I remember it being crisp like a summer beer should be, and just bitter enough that it had some unique character to it to set it apart from other summer brews.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
SilverfoX (871) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2015
brown sugar aromas, pale gold with white lacing, sugary lemon flavour, its ok.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tnkw01 (1705) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 14, 2015
Bottle. Clear golden color with a medium head. Aroma and taste is just plain Jane Pilsner.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hawthorne00 (3374) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - NOV 12, 2015
Bottle. Gold with a white head that doesn’t last that well. Grainy aroma with some nice, quite delicate spicy and floral notes, some lemon. Sweet hay and grains don’t dovetail all that well with the hops, but there’s some spicy bitterness. Sound enough but uneventful.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerRenter76 (670) - Texas, USA - NOV 11, 2015
A nice golden body and thin white head standard lager apperance, aroma wasnt pleasant, tastes a little grassy, with mild hops bitterness. o.k. finish. decent lager but not great."

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