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Narragansett Del's Shandy - Narragansett Brewing Co.

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76
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231 Ratings
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Ratings: 231
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 3.31
pDev: 19.64%
Wants: 9
Gots: 49 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Narragansett Brewing Co. visit their website
Rhode Island, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: barebearbeer on 05-12-2014)
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3.1/5  rDev -6.3%

dd43, Sunday at 05:23 AM
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1.2/5  rDev -63.7%

FJMARCH, Thursday at 02:04 PM
Photo of Flounder57
3.33/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

16 oz can was poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: This beer poured a minimal head that reduced to nothing quickly. It is a slightly hazy golden straw yellow with good clarity and vision of bubbles coming up through the glass.

Smell: Sweet lemonade and bready malts.

Taste: Lemonade sweetness mixed with bready malts.

Mouthfeel: Light, crisp, refreshing, medium carbonation, and a little chewy.

Overall: I really don't understand this Shandy craze around here. Pretty nice for the warmer weather, but the sweetness could be lowered a bit.

Flounder57, Oct 13, 2014
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3.04/5  rDev -8.2%

Matt73, Oct 12, 2014
Photo of nasty15108
3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

Poured from a Tall Boy into a cold pint.

Del's has been something I've been meaning to check out. I wish I had found it a little earlier, definitely makes a good summer session brew. Light, Lemony and very drinkable. I'm not really into the sweet stuff and although this brew isn't overly sweet, I'm not sure I could do it all day. Either way it was a nice change of pace and another quality offering from Narragansett.

nasty15108, Oct 11, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

Trashcat, Oct 09, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

EricTKole, Oct 09, 2014
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1.5/5  rDev -54.7%

sbrock22, Oct 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

johnsilk, Oct 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

fossage78, Sep 29, 2014
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3.71/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16oz can poured into a pint glass.

A: golden colored with a very light haze. Rocky, fine-bubbled white head retains well. Small dots of lacing.

S: Del's frozen lemonade on the nose. Perfect balance of lemony, sweet, and tart. Maybe some subtle grains pulling through.

T: Sugary/tart Del's iced lemonade. Some bready graininess underneath. Maybe a touch of hollow hops. That's about it.

M: Light bodied. Perhaps some wheaty froth? Fine-bubbled, scrubbing carbonation. Very refreshing.

O: This will sell like hotcakes. Narragansett has been very smart with this series of beers. An iconic New England brewery teaming up with other iconic and beloved New England brands. It amplifies the reach and recognition of their brand, especially because they are using soft drinks, which obviously have a broader demographic. Genius. The Autocrat coffee milk stout was a good idea, but this will outsell it by leaps and bounds. The liquid itself is extraordinarily simple, but that's exactly what it should be. It lets the Del's lead and it stays refreshing and crushable. That's all it needed to do; stay true to concept and don't eff it up. This is a gold mine.

ryan1788a5, Sep 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

ColdWaffles, Sep 18, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

gjc05003, Sep 07, 2014
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Malone47, Sep 06, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -24.5%

Sellen, Sep 06, 2014
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3.56/5  rDev +7.6%

charrette1223, Sep 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

ShepardCommander, Sep 01, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

mrovelli, Aug 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

thatoneguymike, Aug 27, 2014
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2.24/5  rDev -32.3%

MTBruce, Aug 26, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.4%

deonreds, Aug 26, 2014
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1.25/5  rDev -62.2%

kjrod20, Aug 26, 2014
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4.08/5  rDev +23.3%

Jmedoy, Aug 23, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Highbury09, Aug 22, 2014
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Narragansett Del's Shandy from Narragansett Brewing Co.
76 out of 100 based on 231 ratings.