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RATINGS: 1858   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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)


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Skullit (14) - - MAY 27, 2014
It’s really perfect for drinking in the sun. Had it on 82 degree beach day wasn’t expecting much and was more than impressed.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
foyle (221) - Wyoming, USA - MAY 24, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 25, 2014 Poured from 12 oz bottle into schooner glass. Appearance: pours a thick, sudsy white head that gradually falls with some mild lacing. Color is slighty hazy gold with abundant streaming carbonation. Aroma: plenty of white bread malt, some sweetness, grassiness, and herbal hop aroma. Mouthfeel: light, crisp and refreshing with a nice dry finish. Flavor: pleasant malty sweetness blends well with some lemon, grass, and tangy hops. Overall: most excellent. Compares equally with Czech Pilsners.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
AKORN (126) - Virginia, USA - MAY 24, 2014
Sour skunk aroma. Light golden color with a good head. Light tasting roasted malt and light bitterness. Good beer.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Floback (522) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - MAY 23, 2014
12-pack of cans from Big Red Liquor, Indianapolis. Pours a standard golden color with a small white head. The nose is honey and subtle citrus. Flavors are incredibly subtle, getting notes of grains and very light hops. Aftertaste of biscotti. Light body and medium carbonation. Refreshing, but really no flavor at all. It is crisp and clean; this beer would be great on a beach or outdoors.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stefannilssons (1446) - SWEDEN - MAY 22, 2014
[Köpenhamns ölfestival 2014] Nja, dwt här var ingen favorit idag, balansen satt inte på sin plats och smaken var bitter och tråkig, tyvärr.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VictorStr (1201) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - MAY 22, 2014
Köpenhamn ölfestival 2014] säkert bra i sin stil men inte min favoritstil. Del jäst.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
johnnymusky (168) - Minnesota, USA - MAY 19, 2014
My least favorite of all the sierra nevada beers..very light ...not very flavorful...not bad just way too mellow for me.

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mexicanbrewer (4) - Alhambra, California, USA - MAY 19, 2014 does not count
Tasteless beer no body no no complexity taste like bud light or Coors light!!! I would have to say for a really hot day this beer would be perfect...

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
VastActiv (2540) - Oulu, FINLAND - MAY 18, 2014
Tap at Kaisla, Helsinki. Originally rated 13082011. Colour is clear golden with small white head. Aromas and flavous: Grain, sweetness and malts.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheMigz (2) - - MAY 15, 2014 does not count
Bottle 05/14/2014. Aroma was of a standard lager. Appearance was a nice golden hue. The taste was also of a standard lager, but a touch more. It had an ever so slight bite to it which made it enjoyable, and was also easily drinkable. Overall it was a pretty easy mouthfeel with not a ton going on but I would drink it on a hot day, gathering with friends and family and not hate it.


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