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RATINGS: 1922   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)


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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
llbjr77 (89) - Largo, Florida, USA - JUL 28, 2013
Another good summer beer! Light in color with a nice aroma and taste of hops; smooth--will drink again!


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
zvikar (3618) - 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 (83) - 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 (460) - 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 (3812) - 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 (100) - 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 (3406) - 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 (25) - 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

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bamsen78 (3413) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2014
Bottle. Pours slightly hazy straw with airy white head. Clear aroma of yeast, hops and malt. Bitter, hoppy flavour, with citric touches and notes of yeast and malt. Bitter afteraste with estery notes. Well balanced, refreshing and enjoyable. A decent American Pilsener.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AtronSeige (702) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - OCT 31, 2014
Aroma: Medium-light pils grain. Light hops, floral. Appearance: Body: Slightly hazy, yellow. Head: Medium, white, fizzy. Good retention, lacing. Flavour: Medium malty, bread, bread crust, toasty, medium-light grainy. Medium light hops, fruity, citrus, tropical. Medium bitterness, Dry finish with lingering hop flavours but not bitterness. Mouthfeel: Medium body. Medium-high carbonation. Overall: Very tasty! 355 ml bottle, poured. Thanks Andre! 2B. Bohemian Pilsener

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hopmaestro (194) - Örebro, SWEDEN - OCT 29, 2014
The aroma isn’t something to write home to momma about, it smells clean, fresh and smooth. The taste is best described on the label, "crisp", and I can write that in bold letters for you if you want, "CRISP!". Besides being crisp, there is an interesting underlaying taste that I can’t really describe? "Mature" maybe, or "ample" or maybe even "detailed"? I don’t know, lets just say that this is a "Summerfest" for your beer cravings.


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