RATINGS: 409   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.69/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
The brewmaster's goal: the perfect ale for summertime quaffing, nothing more. SummerBright is the result. The craftsman's touch combines white wheat, two row pale and munich malt with the pacific northwest's most intriguing hops to create a bright, clean ale ideal for picnicking, evenings on the screen porch and enjoying the whims of the summer breeze.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
dnstone (3719) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - JUL 20, 2013
Looks like bud light...clear golden. Light wheaty aroma. Slight vege taste, stronger than expected, but too much for the summer beer its going for.

hershiser2 (3832) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - OCT 24, 2016
$1.99 bottle from World Market. Pours slightly hazy golden with a tiny white head. Aroma is slightly moldy hay, wheat, grass, cheap lager. Taste is a watery wheat/lemon/hay mixture. Flavor disappears quickly, which I suppose isn’t a bad thing.

johnnymusky (1004) - Minnesota, USA - OCT 20, 2016
Poured from bottle...too much lemon...i guess it is refreshing...pretty lame brew.

BernGuerrero (3) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - JUL 31, 2016 does not count
Some fruit notes come through, beer is otherwise light. Good summer brew, could use more flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

jflopsu (1862) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUL 22, 2016
Pours a clear gold with no head. A strong malt and grain aroma. A malt and grain taste with some citrus. A dry malt and grain aftertaste.

Claves77 (260) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 14, 2016
It’s beer, but not a very good one. Too much lemon gets this beer off balance. Clear yellow color, poor smell, no palate.

coachd (972) - Missouri, USA - JUN 25, 2016
On Tap at Tully’s. I thought this was better than an 18 - that’s Bud Light territory. It had a few redeeming qualities such as it’s appearance and it was drinkable and mostly inoffensive as most summer beers are. Why the unwritten beer rule that in the summer we have to drink low ABV watery stuff? I still want Imperial Stouts, Barleywines and DIPAs.

KansaiBeerLvrs (5511) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAY 16, 2016
Tasting flight at the taproom in Denver. A matte light gold with a crackery pale malt aroma. The body is rough and raspy. The taste is sweet, sugary with adjunct like malting. Not for me.

beer_rookie (708) - Arkansas, USA - DEC 14, 2015
Pours a hazy, light gold color. Half finger head, at most. No lacing. No retention. Nothing to say.

Aroma is not much. You can smell the wheat in this, there’s no question about it. But there is some orange peel and that’s about it.

Taste is watery. It tastes like a wheat beer, but not a great one. It’s mildly citrusy. Barely any hops, if any. I’ve had tap water that has more taste than this.

Mouthfeel is very light and watery. Perhaps you could call it a light wheat beer. It’s a good summer beer. Light, refreshing.

Overall, this is not so great. Is it a radler? Could be. Is it terrible? No. Is it amazing? No. Is it refreshing? Yes! So, it’s a great summer beer, but so is Bud Light. Honestly, I would take this over Bud Light, but only barely, maybe.

altonbrownd (5897) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - OCT 22, 2015
Bottle from Beer and Wine. Light golden body with fast-receding head. Nose is sweet, floral, honey. Taste is very light, quite dissapointing actually, of lemon, some wheat and hops. Not much to it. Unfortunately.

hockey9930 (322) - - AUG 27, 2015
Clear pale yellow with no head but quite fizzy. Very weak aroma of fresh grains. Very light but not too watery. Bland flavor though. A little hay and a little citrus. Kinda nondiscript and boring.

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