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Narragansett Summer Ale - Narragansett Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
84
good

341 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 341
Reviews: 118
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 14.05%
Wants: 26
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Narragansett Brewing Co. visit their website
Rhode Island, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
Narragansett Summer is a light session ale made with two row pale malt and citra hops. The citra hops are a very popular, newer variety that deliver aromas of citrus and passion fruit without overpowering the taste buds. The beer is blonde in color and the mild kiss of the hops complement the pale malt perfectly, making it extremely drinkable.

24 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-15-2011)
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KMull


4/5  rDev +8.1%

06-17-2014 11:26:48 | More by KMull
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tikk

New York

4/5  rDev +8.1%

06-27-2014 06:12:25 | More by tikk
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EZE123

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +8.1%

04-03-2012 03:58:29 | More by EZE123
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foureyedgeek

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.1%

08-01-2012 00:19:52 | More by foureyedgeek
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sweisel80

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +8.1%

03-24-2012 18:19:28 | More by sweisel80
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WanderingFool

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Narragansett Summer Ale pours a clear straw yellow with a creamy white head on top. The foam dissolves slowly to a thin sheet on the beer, leaving behind spots and lines of lace on the glass. From the bottom of the glass, a flurry of tiny bubbles quickly rise to the surface.

Light aroma with notes of lemon and toasted malt. Hint of honey mixed in.

Each sip of this light to medium bodied beer is creamy on the palate with a firm carbonated fizz. The flavor is sweet with a mild bitterness and descent floral hop balance. Grainy malt, lemon citrus, grass and a touch of honey. It finishes mildly bitter. Once gone the lemon notes linger on the palate.

This is a very easy drinking beer that has a well balanced flavor. Very refreshing and with 4.2% abv you can enjoy a few while camping or at a BBQ.

Serving type: can

05-30-2011 21:02:03 | More by WanderingFool
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jaxon53

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +8.1%

06-26-2013 08:59:32 | More by jaxon53
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JellyBean2245

Ohio

4/5  rDev +8.1%

08-10-2013 07:09:19 | More by JellyBean2245
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geoffgd

Virginia

4/5  rDev +8.1%

10-27-2012 01:57:23 | More by geoffgd
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abriggs1

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A nice summer ale that's hoppier than I expected it to be. The hops come through beautifully in the smell and taste. The hops used are mild, but there's a good quantity of a mild hop variety. That's sort of a unique idea; mild hops in large quantities.

I've been a big fan of regular 'Gansett for a while, but until now I've not been impressed with their higher priced offerings. This six pack was quite a bit more expensive than the insanely cheap regular Gansett. But, a six pack of the summer ale is a better deal than other similar craft beers due to the 16 oz cans.

This is much better than most summer ales I've had. 'Gansett summer, for example, makes an embarrassment out of Sam Adams's summer offering. I'm so glad this brewery came back from the dead. They should brew a beer called "zombie Gansett."

Serving type: can

05-26-2011 00:19:30 | More by abriggs1
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blt2646

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +8.1%

07-14-2013 02:44:20 | More by blt2646
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Cory-WC

Florida

4/5  rDev +8.1%

04-20-2014 02:19:48 | More by Cory-WC
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PrimScrewhead

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +8.1%

03-30-2014 00:20:17 | More by PrimScrewhead
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xungmound98

New York

4/5  rDev +8.1%

05-09-2014 23:14:16 | More by xungmound98
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wizo

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev +8.1%

07-25-2012 00:24:20 | More by wizo
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Wasatch

Utah

4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks goes out to TheManiacalOne for this brew.

Pours a nice clean/clear golden yellow color, nice carbonation, nice one-finger foamy white head, with some nice sticky lacing left behind. The nose is malty, slight hop note, with a touch of caramel. The taste is sweet, malty, slightly hoppy. Medium Body. A nice brew, excellent thirst quencher on a hot day.

Serving type: can

06-30-2011 23:49:29 | More by Wasatch
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milkbone_underwear

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +8.1%

08-01-2012 01:06:43 | More by milkbone_underwear
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zbloom

New York

4/5  rDev +8.1%

09-01-2012 18:15:14 | More by zbloom
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rcatalano

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +8.1%

07-08-2012 16:10:59 | More by rcatalano
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BEERMILER12

Maine

4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a pale straw yellow color with a fingers worth of head that lasts for a while

S: Pale malts, nice citrusy hops, and some breadiness. Very simple and clean

T: Follows the nose, starts with a slight hop bite and some maltiness and finishes clean and slightly dry

M: Light bodied with moderate carbonation

O: A nice, simple, and refreshing summer beer that is extremely sessionable. The price is great too, at only $8.49 for a sixer of pounders. I think I've found my new summer beer

Serving type: can

05-07-2012 20:47:10 | More by BEERMILER12
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camartin27

Ohio

4/5  rDev +8.1%

07-08-2013 19:17:34 | More by camartin27
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loupap

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +8.1%

11-15-2011 00:52:16 | More by loupap
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bootdown21

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +8.1%

04-30-2012 14:04:39 | More by bootdown21
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Burt

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +8.1%

11-17-2011 00:49:43 | More by Burt
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oneturbucfan

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +8.1%

12-10-2011 21:42:49 | More by oneturbucfan
Narragansett Summer Ale from Narragansett Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 341 ratings.