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RATINGS: 2044   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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)

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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rentonj7 (239) - 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.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ffbot (413) - 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

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tfontana (939) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 3, 2016
Bottle pour into nonic pint glass from Trader Joes. 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 thats about it. Nothing special to see...move along.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Shot (506) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arnold931 (1263) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ogre71 (359) - Utah, USA - MAY 25, 2016
A good light beer easy to drink good flavor not overly malty of hoppy would recommend.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jsporrer (974) - 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.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarineOBeer (45) - - MAY 13, 2016
Refreshing beer. Not as hoppy as most Sierra Nevada beer. Smooth and light with a slight bit of spicy hops, sweetness is the predominant taste. Good beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ozzy70 (1073) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - MAY 7, 2016
12 oz. bottle. Poured golden with a lasting foamy white head. Aroma was breads, yeast and malts. Taste was mild bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gkeh (469) - Texas, USA - MAY 5, 2016
Really enjoyed this. Clear golden pour, crisp hops o. The aroma, bredy and malty with a slight hop character on the tongue. Really good.


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