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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)

killerK's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
killerK (14) - Alamo, California, USA - MAR 24, 2008
bottled. crisp and refreshing with a nice wheat finish that keeps the subtle European hops from protruding too much. great for summer or if you like easier beer this isn’t bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
axl (485) - Lund, SWEDEN - JUN 23, 2016
Draft. Clear golden with white head. Aroma is citrus, grass, light fruitiness and light crisp malts. Taste is similar but with more emphasis on fruity and grassy botes, lighter citrus and a slight sweet malty touch in the finish. Crisp medium mouthfeel, medium carbonation and light fruity and citrus aftertaste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
colui72 (605) - HONG KONG - JUN 11, 2016
Clear golden with a large creamy head. Almost no aroma, like commercial lagers. Not in the palate, crisp and refreshing, bitter and malty. Nothing else. Just a regular slightly better than a macro lager.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
trapped (2071) - New York, TURKEY - JUN 10, 2016
Bottle. Clear yellow with large foamy white head, almost no aroma, medium carbonation, lightly bitter malty taste, thin body, abrupt finish with malt aftertaste. Nice but not a great Pilsner.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rentonj7 (188) - Havertown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 6, 2016
Light clear straw pour with little head and no lacing. Light lager skunkiness on nose with a little sweet grain. Taste is slight lemon and cracker, mild sweetness. Mouthfeel is nicely medium bodied but the dry finish keeps it refreshing and light. Not showy, but very balanced and perfect as a summer refresher on the patio.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ffbot (310) - 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 (570) - 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 (402) - 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 (1229) - 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 (274) - 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 (527) - 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.

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