RateBeer
overall
43
84
style

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 1925   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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)


alogan97's rating

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
alogan97 (71) - Jacksonville, Florida, USA - SEP 2, 2012
Aroma is very light, not very distinctive. Pours a deep brown color with a thick tan head. Smoky flavor up front with hints of molasses and malt. Full unique taste.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jice (144) - Grenoble, FRANCE - JAN 29, 2015
Intéressante. Notes fruitées d’ananas, mangue. Amertume bien présente. Très agréable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vipinvelp (2453) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - JAN 28, 2015
Dark yellow, white lacing foam head. Barley pilsener aroma and similar taste. Nothing outstanding. (Houston 201501)

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
olliejobbins (1108) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2014
2014, 355ml bottle. what better beer to have in the middle of winter? pours completely clear light gold with pillowy white head like a pale lager. aroma is weak hops, bread and not much else. taste is of very little not helped by the fact i drank this alongside some decent de molen beers. this is much akin to an average pale lager really.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
zvikar (3881) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - DEC 13, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Ariel’s place. Thanks zvsn. 2014 bottle. Pours clear yellow with a white head, aroma of honey, grain, wheat, flavor is slightly bizarre with grain and sunflower seeds, light bodied.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
loubar (114) - Los Gatos, California, USA - DEC 2, 2014
12 oz. bottle from BevMo. Nose is faint grain and yeast. Taste is light malt and bread. Medium light hops with a hint of citrus that offsets the malt. Dry finish with lingering hop bitterness. Medium-high carbonation. Nothing earth shattering. Just an excellent, subtle, thirst quenching bohemian Pilsener. Very drinkable. Love the low ABV.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
peponi (497) - Krakow / Marburg(DE), POLAND - DEC 1, 2014
Aroma: pineapple, sulfur, mango, herbs. Appearance: hazy golden color, nice white head. Taste: medium bitterness (herbs and mango), herbal notes, heather. Palate: medium body and medium carbonation, long bitterness. Overall: not so bad, but I expected something more.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sic1314 (3880) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - NOV 23, 2014
Poured straw with a disappearing off white head. Aroma of sweet grain and light citrus. Light body, flavour is lightly sweet, lightly bitter with a refreshing zestyness.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
aumentm (119) - North Carolina, USA - NOV 22, 2014
A traditional lager that can be lighter than some of lagers. Great in the summer with a nice hop kick. A bit of sweetness as well.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnRMurdoch (3471) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - NOV 12, 2014
12oz bottle from Beermerchants.com. Pale golden yellow, reasonable head. Grain corn aroma. Sweet bubblegum and corn flavour. Sharp with bitter aftertaste. Decent lager.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Arcadia (57) - DeLand, Florida, USA - NOV 7, 2014
Bottle from ABC. Pours a clear yellow with a small and quickly diminishing head. Virtually no lacing. Aromas of light grain, vague citrus. Flavor is sweet with a dry, watery finish. Miles away from their best offering, it's still relatively refreshing after a long day. Acquire. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 » 193


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50