Sierra Nevada Summerfest Lager - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
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Reviews by Schneic8:
3.65/5 rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Poured from a bottle into a mug. Bottled on 2/23/11.
Appearance: Light golden color similar to honey or gold. Mild amount of carbonation and a white head that didn't last.
Smell: I smell grass and floral tones. It has a clean smell and I get a hint of the hops. Not very strong smelling.
Taste: Clean crisp taste that has a nice body and slight hops taste. It finished with a citrus taste.
Mouthfeel: It has a clean crisp feel that has a slight bite to it. It goes down smooth and finishes with a slight hops taste.
Overall: Good beer that is easy to drink. The taste is not too strong and allows for the flavors to reveal themselves. I enjoy the clean/crispness which would make it a good summer time beer.
Serving type: bottle
08-02-2011 22:26:36 | More by Schneic8
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3.59/5 rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75
12 oz. bottle poured into sensory glass. Pours a clear, bright golden color with a medium sized head that has fair retention for the style and some lacing.
Smell is of hops, some lemon grass, some hay.
Taste of sharp hops up front with some dry biscuits, and a bit of tart lemon. Mouthfeel is lively, highly carbonated with a dry, hoppy, peppery finish.
Overall, a very good summertime beer, crisp and refreshing.
Serving type: bottle
07-14-2014 02:41:05 | More by HuskerTornado
3.46/5 rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
Poured from 12 oz. can into a Sam Adams lager glass
A - What a crystal clear body! A pale wheat color with a bubbling white head.
S - Cracked white pepper, straw, and honey.
T - The initial taste is dominated by an earthy spiciness from the noble hops. The malt lends a saltine cracker or plain Cheerio character. The finish has a touch of lemon with more spice.
M - Thin body with a seltzer-like effervescent carbonation.
O - A decent choice for a lawnmower brew, especially since it now comes in cans. However, not one of my favorite Sierra Nevada beers or pilseners. I'll take the Kellerweis over this for a yard work libation any day of the week!
Serving type: can
07-14-2014 00:46:06 | More by hail_seitan
Sierra Nevada Summerfest Lager from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
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