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Island Summer Ale - St. John Brewers

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Island Summer AleIsland Summer Ale

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
75
okay

68 Ratings
THE BROS
63
poor

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Ratings: 68
Reviews: 34
rAvg: 3.22
pDev: 15.53%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
St. John Brewers visit their website
Virgin Islands (U.S.)

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: MTNboy on 07-24-2007

Available year-round in the Virgin Islands, April-August in the United States.
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Ratings: 68 | Reviews: 34
Photo of sprat1960
2.18/5  rDev -32.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Look: Little gold in color; transparent. Pours with a slight amount of white foam on the surface of the beer that disappears quickly. Looks rather dead after a few minutes. Looks like a low grade commercial beer.

Smell: Mild, malty aroma. Kind of like a cheap commercial lager or ale.

Taste: Mild malty taste with a unpleasant hoppy, bitter finish. Barely serviceable.

Feel: On the watery-side with an unpleasant dry finish.

Overall: It was drinkable, but not enjoyable. I have no interest in having another.

Photo of Mlawrence
3/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of sholland119
3.34/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of probert
3.5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of clager
3.25/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ZEB89
3.12/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of knicks19947
3/5  rDev -6.8%

Photo of sirhc3034
3.04/5  rDev -5.6%

Photo of meehandennis
2.75/5  rDev -14.6%

Photo of Coolestguyiknow
4/5  rDev +24.2%

Photo of bigbluebeerguy
3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of pearljam118
2/5  rDev -37.9%

Photo of pascilla
3/5  rDev -6.8%

Photo of schoolboy
4/5  rDev +24.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I highly recommend this good example of the style. American blondes don't always have a lot of personality, but this one works in a bikini!

I had this in a little shop in Frederiksted while shopping for souvenirs. What a nice surprise. There aren't a lot of Good Caribbean beers, but this is a decent one.

It has a decent head and a great aroma. The taste is yeasty, hoppy, and bitter, all in small doses. It works.

I was disappointed that there wasn't a good best place anywhere in the town, as we had already decided not to go to the bigger town on our one day visit. Bit I was pleaded to try one good local brew. My son liked it too.

Photo of Mleblanc25
3/5  rDev -6.8%

Photo of silverking
3/5  rDev -6.8%

Photo of kushlash23
3.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of mwbrady12
1.75/5  rDev -45.7%

Photo of rdooley
3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of PROEDGEBIKER
3.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of beernads
2.75/5  rDev -14.6%

Photo of quadhog
3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of Sammy
3.15/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Somewhat sour wheat but I would agree that I would drink this if I were out a day on the beach. Not super drinkable, but drinkable. Pure yellow bodied.JoshuaR’s bottle. A little astringent. Some caramel, not much wheat. A tad of citrus. Not the best in their lineup.

Photo of bvlaminck
3/5  rDev -6.8%

Photo of MooseBoose
3.75/5  rDev +16.5%

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Island Summer Ale from St. John Brewers
75 out of 100 based on 68 ratings.