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Never Summer Ale - Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub

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Never Summer AleNever Summer Ale

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BA SCORE
82
good

566 Ratings
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Ratings: 566
Reviews: 344
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 12.78%
Wants: 3
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: comat0se on 04-28-2003

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

How apt for this horrible winter. It also is slightly past the best by date, but I never pay attention to those. Whatever.

It pours a beautiful brown with little head. The aroma is wonderful - a malty, hoppy combo (mostly malty) that is very appealing.

The taste is of a bitter brown ale - very nice. It is more bitter than you might expect for a brown, and not as sweet and not at all spiced, like other warmers. It also is not boozy (enough) for a warmer. The aftertaste grows on you. It's bitter brown and unique.

The sentiment sucks - Never summer. It's how it feels, even as we get our first thaw in two months. Lake Erie is an ice block and I am not going to the Caribbean again until next month. At least we have great beers like this to keep us warm.

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A nice amber pour with a finger of creamy head, nice amount of lacing. Malty sweet aroma with a slight bit of roast. The flavor is again malty like an amber ale, with dark fruit and chocolate notes. Medium in body with medium carbonation.
A decent winter warmer.. Not sure I've had much from this brewery, but this isn't that bad for a first impression

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I like it. Tasty good malt sweetness balanced with hops. Great on a cold night.
Having it for dessert. What I want to say about this beer is that it's very much like jubelale by Deschutes. If you like that beer you'll like this one.

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Never Summer Ale from Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub
82 out of 100 based on 566 ratings.