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Summertime - Goose Island Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
79
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1,156 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,156
Reviews: 479
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 13.51%
Wants: 20
Gots: 34 | 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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tylerthetiger

Alabama

1/5  rDev -71.3%

02-16-2014 01:49:02 | More by tylerthetiger
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mwbrady12

North Carolina

1.25/5  rDev -64.1%

07-26-2013 10:23:54 | More by mwbrady12
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Msxmollyrose

California

1.5/5  rDev -56.9%

06-29-2014 03:27:31 | More by Msxmollyrose
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javlin624

Texas

1.75/5  rDev -49.7%

12-17-2013 01:50:35 | More by javlin624
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zismasterflex

Florida

2/5  rDev -42.5%

09-27-2013 01:21:34 | More by zismasterflex
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Kyrojack

Indiana

2/5  rDev -42.5%

10-18-2012 14:51:52 | More by Kyrojack
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AceMan

Illinois

2/5  rDev -42.5%

11-28-2011 00:49:15 | More by AceMan
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Mike_Moe

Illinois

2.04/5  rDev -41.4%

Appearance: Light golden yellow color, with a small blonde head.
Aroma: Light white orange smell.
Flavor: Very light wheat orange flavor, non-hoppy. Medium to light bodied, good carbonation.
Overall: Not a good beer. Very harsh finish. The more you drink, the less of it you want.

01-10-2014 08:16:12 | More by Mike_Moe
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jrallen34

Illinois

2.05/5  rDev -41.1%

I drank this from the tap into a pint glass.

The beers pours a dright, clear, fizzy pee colored gold with a white head. Has no lacing.

It doesn't smell like anything and tastes the same.

It tastes like water, utterly horrible. It looks like a bud light and tastes like natty light.

08-02-2009 15:15:38 | More by jrallen34
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hardy008

Minnesota

2.23/5  rDev -35.9%

There's still snow on the ground, and Summertime Kölsch is on the shelves. Seems crazy, but why not pick up a single?

Pours a clear yellow to gold color with a one finger foamy white head with decent retention and lacing. Smells like lemon, with grassy and herbal hops, and biscuit malt. Not exactly my favorite combination of ingredients.

Tastes much like it smells with lemon, grassy and herbal hops, and biscuit malt. Some sweetness, with bitterness and tartness. Overall, not working for me.

Light bodied with plenty of carbonation. Nothing special here. I have had many better Kölsch's than this one.

04-20-2013 23:29:31 | More by hardy008
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TheBigBoy

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -35.3%

06-20-2012 03:18:18 | More by TheBigBoy
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Zbeetleman

California

2.25/5  rDev -35.3%

07-08-2013 03:55:48 | More by Zbeetleman
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prisdefer

New York

2.25/5  rDev -35.3%

08-20-2013 21:36:39 | More by prisdefer
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jim_carignan

Massachusetts

2.25/5  rDev -35.3%

09-15-2013 16:21:30 | More by jim_carignan
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Bakker

Illinois

2.25/5  rDev -35.3%

01-19-2013 16:55:02 | More by Bakker
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Tates

District of Columbia

2.38/5  rDev -31.6%

Pretty disappointing. Not very refreshing (I poured one cold and another just cool), nor is it particularly smooth. I found some citrus notes but just barely. Aromas are non-existent, Mouthfeel was good, and while taste was not unpleasant, I certainly won't reach for this beer again unless my only other option is Bud Light Lime. Drinkability is fine, but this beer is just boring.

06-22-2010 14:50:07 | More by Tates
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Ellbert

Ohio

2.4/5  rDev -31%

The beer looked wonderful. It was a little couldy but it had a beautiful white head and laced wonderfully.

The smell was ok. It was full of grains and a little malt.

The taste reminded me of what straw would taste like. It tastes like there was a lot of wheat malt used in this. There wasn't much sweetness and it wasn't very refreshing to me.

Not enjoyable.

10-25-2003 13:38:54 | More by Ellbert
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jasonpeckins32

Michigan

2.4/5  rDev -31%

Pours a golden yellow in color with a mild haze to it. No head retention, dry and fizzy looking.

The nose is malty, and I notice some faint fruitiness that reminds me of orange peel, limes, maybe rotten apples, and coriander. Some sort of souring odors.

The taste is quite boring, almost non-existent. A touch of citrus comes through, but not in a hoppy way. Gosh, this is one of the boringest beers Ive had in long, long time.

The mouthfeel is very light-bodied and has a crisp refreshing effect. This one is easily drinkable, just not that great tasting.

11-08-2007 03:40:41 | More by jasonpeckins32
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ccurrid

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -28.2%

06-13-2014 03:11:17 | More by ccurrid
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -28.2%

12-08-2012 15:37:30 | More by Damian74Shensky
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robotiks

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -28.2%

04-23-2014 01:26:43 | More by robotiks
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CUbeerfan

Georgia

2.5/5  rDev -28.2%

06-18-2014 22:54:06 | More by CUbeerfan
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ddavison

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -28.2%

01-25-2014 18:07:34 | More by ddavison
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niiiv

New Hampshire

2.5/5  rDev -28.2%

07-20-2013 02:29:06 | More by niiiv
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pin

Australia

2.5/5  rDev -28.2%

05-21-2013 23:55:33 | More by pin
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Summertime from Goose Island Beer Co.
79 out of 100 based on 1,156 ratings.