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Narragansett Del's Shandy - Narragansett Brewing Co.

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Narragansett Del's ShandyNarragansett Del's Shandy

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250 Ratings
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Ratings: 250
Reviews: 39
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 19.52%
Wants: 9
Gots: 56 | 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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Reviews by Jsmick:
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2.35/5  rDev -29.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Poured very pale, with an artificial lemon smell. I'm a huge fan of Del's lemonade to begin with, so I figured this would be an instant favorite. Unfortunately, this was not the case. The beer tasted incredibly artificial... like I was sipping lemon pledge furniture polish. No sweetness at all.... no hops, no real beer flavor either... just lemon cleanser. I don't think I can even use lemon pledge on my furniture anymore after this beer. Sorry, this was a miss for me.

Maybe it would taste better with a hot wiener?

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1.5/5  rDev -55%

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3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

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Photo of tigg924
4.05/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: pale yellow in color, 1 inch head, clear, high carbonation

Smell: lemonade and light ginger

Taste: lemonade and light pilsner malt

Mouthfeel: light bodied, high carbonation, sweet

Overall: An excellent shandy. One's I have had in the past are either too bitter or focus a bit too much on either part. The Del's lemonade is the star of the show and the flavor bursts through. However, the Gansett lager works well with this and you can taste it in the background. The combo works well. I think this may be a new summer favorite.

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4.25/5  rDev +27.6%

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3.35/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Golden pale wheat color (yellow). Slightly high carbonation (fizzy). Initial 1" head dissipates within 30 seconds.

Smell: Lemons, faint biscuit

Taste: Lemons, sweet but not cloying, just enough biscuity malt to balance,tart.

Mouthfeel: Thin,above average carbonation, watery, slight puckering effect

Overall: As far as a Shandy goes I'd have to say it's far better than a I thought it would be and overall a fine example of the style. A good job was done balancing the sugary sweet Del's with the lager, a tightrope act that could have very easily been disastrous. Not something I could drink much of but one should prove very refreshing on a hot summer day.

Forgot to mention delicious Del's burps, seriously the belches taste exactly like Del's

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Narragansett Del's Shandy from Narragansett Brewing Co.
77 out of 100 based on 250 ratings.