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Super Nova Summer Fest - Empyrean Brewing Company

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75
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41 Ratings
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Ratings: 41
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.17
pDev: 19.56%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Empyrean Brewing Company visit their website
Nebraska, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
Easy drinking with hints of sweet corn, bread and caramel, finishing with a blast of citrus hop character and just enough crisp to balance the sweet. It's a toast to rolling surf, Baja hoodies, beach BBQs and the elusive green flash.

35 IBU

(Beer added by: budgood1 on 07-22-2011)
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Reviews by Miami66:
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Miami66

Nebraska

1/5  rDev -68.5%

05-04-2014 13:27:56 | More by Miami66
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Nebraska

3.75/5  rDev +18.3%

08-02-2014 17:48:38 | More by RDW
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Nebraska

3/5  rDev -5.4%

07-21-2012 16:11:40 | More by beerbrains
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Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +10.4%

06-18-2012 18:06:05 | More by Cooper
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Virginia

4/5  rDev +26.2%

07-29-2012 16:48:13 | More by avisong
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danfix99

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -5.4%

08-06-2013 20:05:51 | More by danfix99
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jaydoc

Kansas

3/5  rDev -5.4%

11-16-2013 04:06:45 | More by jaydoc
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4/5  rDev +26.2%

07-27-2014 00:35:08 | More by Robeless
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OregonGrown7

Nebraska

3.75/5  rDev +18.3%

05-04-2013 06:04:36 | More by OregonGrown7
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tbone64

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -5.4%

06-02-2014 00:43:54 | More by tbone64
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Cramerican

North Dakota

3.5/5  rDev +10.4%

09-24-2012 08:03:36 | More by Cramerican
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csmalley

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev +10.4%

06-26-2014 00:30:35 | More by csmalley
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Eric908

South Dakota

3.25/5  rDev +2.5%

05-26-2013 21:37:55 | More by Eric908
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JuicesFlowing

Kansas

4/5  rDev +26.2%

Poured into a shaker pint glass.

Look: Hazy burnt orange, slightly pale yellow. White head calms to a film, nice rings of lacing.

Aroma: Mostly a malt experience with orange and lemon peels.

Taste: A balance of sweet malts transitioning to a tangy, bitter hop finish. Good lemon peel presence, tastes very citrusy.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied.

Overall: Definitely tastes like a summer beer, with excellent citrus notes.

07-14-2013 16:57:08 | More by JuicesFlowing
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sparx1100

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -13.2%

05-28-2013 02:58:02 | More by sparx1100
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Hellpop65

Kansas

3/5  rDev -5.4%

10-14-2012 21:53:00 | More by Hellpop65
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Kahlerbock

Kansas

3/5  rDev -5.4%

09-13-2013 14:19:27 | More by Kahlerbock
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zeff80

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev +10.4%

A - Poured out a clear, golden/orange color with a small white head of bubbly foam. It left thin sheets of lace on the glass.

S - It smelled of citrus and some pine. Light caramel nose.

T - It tasted of citrus - mostly orange. Some nice toasty malt with a touch of bitterness.

M - It was crisp, sharp and smooth. A light to medium bodied ale with a dry finish.

O - This is a nice APA. Empyrean does some really nice beers.

08-11-2012 02:33:18 | More by zeff80
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DemoniChris

Nebraska

2.5/5  rDev -21.1%

07-18-2014 06:12:53 | More by DemoniChris
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05-13-2012 14:17:30 | More by lvoutlawjlh
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Duff27

Illinois

2.9/5  rDev -8.5%

A- Short white head on top of a micro-sediment filled straw golden body. A collar and a little head retention remains throughout, also speckles of lacing along the pint glass wall.

S- Corn, breadiness. Slight hop aroma.

T- Follows the nose to a "T". Very bready. Pretty bland really.

M- Medium mouthfeel, somewhat creamy actually. Soft but adequate carbonation.

D/O- An easy drinker that the macro fans would enjoy. I wouldn't necessarily classify this as an American Pale Ale but I'm not sure where else it belongs...cream/adjunct ale? If you're downing craft beers on a 100 degree day, this one is worth a try...otherwise, pass.

07-11-2012 01:38:19 | More by Duff27
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MtOrion

Nebraska

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06-15-2013 03:05:54 | More by MtOrion
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Missouri

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09-01-2012 01:58:03 | More by skyisland
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Living816

Northwest Territories (Canada)

1.83/5  rDev -42.3%

Picked this up on a clearance for $3.50 a six pack. The owner said he was just making room for the next offering and the beer was handled properly (I asked why it was cheap.) Still paid too much.

The smell is off. Baby food. Smashed peas. Canned vegetables. Vegetable broth. In other words, not appropriate beer smells.

The taste is not much better. Awful corn / baby food flavor. They inform / warn you of this on the label. As if to say, "We love DMS!" It is truly a confused, heinous combination of flavors.

I get nothing citrus, summer, or the least bit enjoyable from this beer. It was a drain pour. There's nothing pale ale about this. It tends more towards a confused cream ale than anything else.

09-29-2012 19:39:33 | More by Living816
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JMBSH

Colorado

3/5  rDev -5.4%

06-10-2012 01:26:43 | More by JMBSH
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Super Nova Summer Fest from Empyrean Brewing Company
75 out of 100 based on 41 ratings.