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Island Summer Ale - St. John Brewers

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BA SCORE
76
okay

58 Ratings
THE BROS
63
poor

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Ratings: 58
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 3.24
pDev: 15.74%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | 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:
Available year-round in the Virgin Islands, April-August in the United States.

(Beer added by: MTNboy on 07-24-2007)
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Reviews by jale:
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jale

Michigan

2.7/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A: light straw colored with a fingers head slight lacing lingers for a time.

S: very light malt. no hop aroma not much else

T: very light sweetness. light malt and very little hop bitterness.

M: light with adequate carbonation.

D: one and done. Just wanted the tick

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2011 01:24:35 | More by jale
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bigbluebeerguy

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

07-18-2014 20:58:55 | More by bigbluebeerguy
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pearljam118

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -38.3%

05-16-2014 22:44:24 | More by pearljam118
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pascilla

Nebraska

3/5  rDev -7.4%

04-05-2014 04:56:17 | More by pascilla
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schoolboy

Ohio

4/5  rDev +23.5%
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.

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2014 23:24:29 | More by schoolboy
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Mleblanc25

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -7.4%

12-20-2013 00:48:50 | More by Mleblanc25
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silverking

Florida

3/5  rDev -7.4%

10-13-2013 03:31:33 | More by silverking
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kushlash23

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev +8%

08-28-2013 15:25:06 | More by kushlash23
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mwbrady12

North Carolina

1.75/5  rDev -46%

08-02-2013 01:48:56 | More by mwbrady12
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rdooley

Texas

3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

07-27-2013 22:41:54 | More by rdooley
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PROEDGEBIKER

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +8%

07-26-2013 01:57:28 | More by PROEDGEBIKER
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beernads

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -15.1%

07-03-2013 08:17:35 | More by beernads
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quadhog

New Mexico

3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

06-06-2013 22:10:59 | More by quadhog
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.14/5  rDev -3.1%
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.

Serving type: bottle

04-24-2013 03:40:26 | More by Sammy
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bvlaminck

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -7.4%

03-11-2013 01:49:21 | More by bvlaminck
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MooseBoose

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +15.7%

01-31-2013 16:22:04 | More by MooseBoose
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +8%

01-26-2013 23:42:20 | More by rolltide8425
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Bockerdoppel91

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -7.4%

01-18-2013 01:26:18 | More by Bockerdoppel91
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searsclone

Arizona

3.03/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

poured into a sierra nevada flared pint glass. the hops etched into the glass caused a huge tornado of bubbles to rise into a nice bright white head.

smell is grains and sugar and musty

taste is grains with sweet phenols, decent balance.

mouthfeel is crisp and watery and dry

very average overall, would probably be good mixed in with a session of pina coladas while sitting on a beach.

Serving type: bottle

12-19-2012 04:39:54 | More by searsclone
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MarvinSnyder

West Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +15.7%

11-07-2012 23:26:40 | More by MarvinSnyder
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dsshuck

Delaware

3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

10-27-2012 12:32:25 | More by dsshuck
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broller


3.75/5  rDev +15.7%

08-23-2012 07:14:48 | More by broller
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garyford

Texas

3/5  rDev -7.4%

07-31-2012 20:48:32 | More by garyford
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whitekiboko

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -7.4%

07-15-2012 14:41:55 | More by whitekiboko
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Beer21

Florida

3/5  rDev -7.4%

07-13-2012 23:47:42 | More by Beer21
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Island Summer Ale from St. John Brewers
76 out of 100 based on 58 ratings.