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RATINGS: 1427   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.06/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 105   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Previously known as Summer YuleSmith.

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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 13, 2007
Bottle (Sune) at Lklubben (2007 edition). Clear yellow (green glow) - white head. High hoppy, peach, light peppery, sweetness, light almond notes. Dry bitter finish. Very nice.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (14966) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 14, 2008
Bomber from South Bay Drug. Amber gold color with a decent off-white head. Lots of resin and floral/grapefruit hop backed by a dose of malty sweetness. Medium body with near creamy carbonation. Flavor is hop - mostly grapefruit over malty sugar. Finish is bitter and dry, but there’s enough backbone to make this a really enjoyable drink. Quenching? Kind of. Refreshing? Yep.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (14729) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 5, 2011
Bottle at Mikkeller bar. Golden-orange colour with an off-white head. Aroma is apricot, hop, malt. Flavour is hop, malt, apricot, fruit, citrus. Nice beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ratman197 (14508) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 25, 2006
Bomber poured a clear copper orange with a small lingering tan head. Aromas of carmel, earthiness, light citrus and pine. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of carmel, some vanilla, earthy, orange, a hint of grapefruit and some light pine notes with a lingering moderately bitter finish. Avery tasty and well balanced DIPA.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tmoney99 (14277) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 10, 2005
Bottle 22 oz. Dark amber color wiyh a medium head that diminished slowly. Good hoppy citrus aroma. Medium to full body with complex dry texture. Full flavor of malt, citrus and a long hoppy alcohol finish. Another AleSmith masterpiece.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Scopey (14219) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 11, 2012
Bottle from Perrys Liquors, Livermore. It pours light hazy orange, with a gigantic white head. The nose is sherbet, tangerine, orange, kumquat, mango, pineapple, straw and hay. The taste is orange sherbet, tangerine, kumquat, dried pineapple, hay, resin, straw, grass and a touch of alcohol warmth, with a long bitter-dry finish. Medium body, moderate carbonation and foamy mouth-feel. Great balance. Delicious DIPA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
argo0 (14106) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 31, 2007
2007 22 oz bottle, thanks kmweaver) Soft off-white head that leaves nice lacing atop lightly hazed apple juice body. Aroma is moderately sweet, grapefruit/pine, floral, some caramel, light cherry, mango. Taste is moderately sweet, pineapple/grapefruit, some caramel, light cherry. Some alcohol. Sticky medium-full body.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (13990) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 10, 2014
Bottle thanks to Jeff. Pours a clear orange with small frothy white head. The aroma is tangerine, grapefruit, and pine. Sticky mouthfeel with nice grapefruit, pine, light bitterness, really enjoyed this one.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DSG (13956) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JAN 18, 2009
UPDATED: OCT 12, 2010 Re-rate 10/11/10: Bottle at a tasting. Thanks zvikar. Hazy golden with a white head. Aroma full of fresh citric hops, some peach and some more tropical fruits. Bitter hoppy flavor with some sweetish, slightly biscuity malt, citrus and pine needles notes. Rounded mouthfeel. 8/3/7/4/15=3.7

(11/2/08) Bottle at Hamiltons in San Diego. Slightly hazy but almost clear golden color with a big white head. Aroma of hops, some pine needles, cookies and caramel. Sweet malty flavor with some caramel at first and a finish of big hoppy bitterness (almost like chewing on a hop pellet) with a bit of alcohol. Medium to full-bodied. 7/4/8/4/16=3.9

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lubiere (13656) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 12, 2004
Orange brown hazy ale with a creamy white head. Pungeant floral hops with pinhey notes. Lots of fresh malts, whiskey qualities, sweet and hoppy....and a merry x-mas to you too! Bottle sampled with TiggMtl, MartinT, muzzlehatch and Rastacouere.


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