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Summertime - Goose Island Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
79
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1,150 Ratings
THE BROS
75
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Ratings: 1,150
Reviews: 479
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 13.51%
Wants: 20
Gots: 29 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Sunshine color, grass aroma, bread and lemon flavor, light body.

(Beer added by: Quaffer on 08-08-2001)
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Romulus141

Nebraska

2.68/5  rDev -23%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Poured into the Sam Adams Lager glass. After pouring, I noted that the freshness date read 09/08/07, which may reflect the quality of the beer's review.

Appearance: Pours a straw yellow color with very minimal head. Some lacing is left on the glass as I swish it around. When held up to the light, the straw color is accentuated. There appears to be very little carbonation in this beer.

Smell: The smell is faint, but I detect some hints of citrus, along with malts. Nothing complex.

Taste: It starts out with a slightly hoppy bitterness, which has some sweet undertones of citrus and malt. It gives way to a somewhat metallic aftertaste, which lingers a little longer than I'd like it. The beer itself is flat, and lacks carbonation.

Mouthfeel: Thin, flat, and somewhat lifeless. There's nothing exciting about this. I wonder if keeping this in the fridge as long as I did contributed to this.

Drinkability: These are thin and unobtrusive, so it'd be easy to drink a lot. However, as detailed, the experience isn't all that exciting, so I can't imagine quaffing this in large quantities.

I don't remember the other bottles being this bland. As mentioned, it was about two weeks past its freshness date, so that may have played a part. I probably should give this another shot some day, just to be fair.

Serving type: bottle

09-23-2007 02:18:15 | More by Romulus141
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Summertime from Goose Island Beer Co.
79 out of 100 based on 1,150 ratings.