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RATINGS: 2015   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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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
zak_AT_olympic (1) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - JUN 25, 2012
Absolutely my favorite seasonal from Sierra. Crisp, refreshing lagers are what I like in summer, and Sierra knows what I like. Light straw color, grainy pilsner aroma with very little yeast impact - just a great thirst quenching pils. Don't think about it too hard - just enjoy a beer in the sunshine while it lasts. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.3
Poobah (448) - New Orleans, Louisiana, USA - AUG 14, 2017
Clear gold with a white head and a malty nose. Well-carbonated with a medium mouthfeel and a bready, honey-sweet finish.

3.8
DavidWoodruff (629) - Windsor, California, USA - JUL 12, 2017
Deep gold with a decent white head. Fresh hay with some sulphur notes in the aroma. Malty with balancing bitterness. Crisp just as the label says. Light to medium bodied with a moderately bitter finish. Nice summer lager.

3
Bcoble003 (291) - Jblm, Washington, USA - JUL 2, 2017
This is a refreshing beer that isn't to strong. It's slightly sweet and crisp. Glad someone left it at my house for me to try. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
Larry_Duffman (551) - - JUN 28, 2017
I poured it from the bottle into a pint glass. It pours golden with a white head. The aroma is grain, ripe fruit, and a little skunky. The taste is grain, berry, and slightly bitter hops. It’s pretty crisp and refreshing. This is an okay beer.

4.3
blues720 (2) - - JUN 24, 2017 does not count
Pours a golden yellow, and a bright, crisp hop flavor. This is a nice summer beer great to drink after yard work, sitting around the patio or with a light summer meal. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
ALIBALI (2188) - Kiel, GERMANY - JUN 23, 2017
Hoppy WürzUntergärer mit einer wahrhaftigen Crispyness😉. Flower Power with A Touch Of Aluminium. Fresh & Kurz 😀 ...355ml Bottle. Kieler Woche 2017.

3.6
sPOKEtacular (19) - - JUN 16, 2017
Pours clear golden. European hop aroma. Nice maltiness yet still refreshing. A good summer beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
wheresthepath (2342) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 14, 2017
Keg at the Oakford Social Club, Reading. Gold with a thick white head and a moderate fizz. Rather a thin body. Mild lemon and grass flavour diminishes by the end leaving a hint of butter and a moderate bitterness in a lightly dry finish. Didn’t know it was a pils; would have guessed it was a low-grade industrial golden ale.

3.3
PugUglyBrewer (691) - - JUN 8, 2017
Pale, clear gold color with no head retention whatsoever. Slightly more hoppy than most craft lagers that don’t define themselves as a hoppy lager. Dry corn and pine all the way.

3.3
sephyrott (153) - - JUN 8, 2017
Pint from tap at the Draper’s arms. Clear and soft pilsner, which doesn’t feel hoppy at all. Refreshing nevertheless


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