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Radiant Summer Ale - Ninkasi Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
80
good

223 Ratings
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Ratings: 223
Reviews: 86
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 12.82%
Wants: 3
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ninkasi Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
6% alc./vol. 40 IBUs
Millenium, Galena, Northern Brewer, Liberty hops. Dry-hopped with Liberty.

(Beer added by: msubulldog25 on 06-04-2009)
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4/5  rDev +14%

Nage37, Aug 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

JVan, Aug 16, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

Beerswag, Aug 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

Conner, Aug 12, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -28.8%

largadeer, Aug 09, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

ste5venla, Aug 08, 2013
Photo of Jellopants356
3.09/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Pours a nice amber with a thin cream lacing. Smells like a typical summer brew. Citrus-y. I like the color and the taste is about on point with the typical Ninkasi brews. I don't know if it's the water or what, but i feel like i can taste a Ninkasi brew 9 out of 10 times. The mouthfeel is what loses me though. Way too thin, definately needs more carbonation. Overall, not a bad brew but definately needs a bit more refining.

Jellopants356, Aug 06, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

jrohrbacher, Aug 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev +14%

Stevotex, Aug 02, 2013
Photo of jeffjeff1
3.86/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I got this in a variety pack of Ninkasi beers from Costco.

Appearance- copper color, nice size head, nice lacing

Smell- floral hops, some malt

Taste- floral, citrus hops, very nice

Mouthfeel- medium bodied

Drinkability- I thought it was very good. Definitely would drink this one again!

jeffjeff1, Jul 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

OregonGrown7, Jul 24, 2013
Photo of Zorro
3.26/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Clear amber colored ale with a small white colored head. This one has a distinct orange color. It is in the spectrum I like to call IPA Orange.

Smells of toasted grain and mild herbal hops. Faint grapefruit aroma.

Starts out dry and woody. Dry and a little more bitter than I would have expected. Mildly citrus mostly grapefruit with some soda cracker toasted wheat flavor. Slightly more bitter than I would like but it is far from a bad beer.

Mouthfeel is good.

Overall a decent beer, it could be slightly less bitter but it is a good beer if you like a very dry pale ale.

Zorro, Jul 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

JohnF51, Jul 23, 2013
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dertyd, Jul 21, 2013
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AgentMunky, Jul 19, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -28.8%

forestkcary, Jul 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev +14%

fizzyted, Jul 16, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +28.2%

DerwinWentworth, Jul 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

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johnnyboy76, Jul 04, 2013
Radiant Summer Ale from Ninkasi Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 223 ratings.