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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: 85
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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Nage37

California

4/5  rDev +14%

08-17-2013 01:43:29 | More by Nage37
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JVan

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

08-16-2013 19:07:54 | More by JVan
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Beerswag

California

3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

08-13-2013 15:15:39 | More by Beerswag
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Conner

California

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

08-12-2013 22:34:54 | More by Conner
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largadeer

California

2.5/5  rDev -28.8%

08-09-2013 05:42:25 | More by largadeer
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ste5venla

California

3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

08-08-2013 06:37:49 | More by ste5venla
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Jellopants356

Montana

3.09/5  rDev -12%

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.

08-06-2013 05:08:50 | More by Jellopants356
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jrohrbacher

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

08-04-2013 03:10:42 | More by jrohrbacher
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Stevotex

Texas

4/5  rDev +14%

08-02-2013 22:00:12 | More by Stevotex
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jeffjeff1

California

3.86/5  rDev +10%

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!

07-28-2013 19:06:30 | More by jeffjeff1
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OregonGrown7

Nebraska

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

07-24-2013 04:47:53 | More by OregonGrown7
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Zorro

California

3.26/5  rDev -7.1%

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.

07-23-2013 22:55:11 | More by Zorro
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JohnF51

California

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

07-23-2013 14:20:53 | More by JohnF51
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dertyd

California

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

07-21-2013 02:59:40 | More by dertyd
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MikeRice1969

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

07-20-2013 23:43:07 | More by MikeRice1969
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MastaShonuf

California

3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

07-20-2013 02:35:37 | More by MastaShonuf
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AgentMunky

California

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

07-19-2013 02:42:48 | More by AgentMunky
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forestkcary

Oregon

2.5/5  rDev -28.8%

07-18-2013 21:06:04 | More by forestkcary
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fizzyted

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +14%

07-16-2013 22:18:34 | More by fizzyted
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DerwinWentworth

Utah

4.5/5  rDev +28.2%

07-11-2013 18:45:43 | More by DerwinWentworth
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ohtheguilt

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

07-11-2013 16:35:14 | More by ohtheguilt
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Coastal_Brew

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

07-10-2013 22:28:22 | More by Coastal_Brew
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Madskill

California

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

07-09-2013 01:56:20 | More by Madskill
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illidurit

California

3/5  rDev -14.5%

07-05-2013 03:58:55 | More by illidurit
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johnnyboy76

Oregon

3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

07-04-2013 14:50:47 | More by johnnyboy76
Radiant Summer Ale from Ninkasi Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 223 ratings.