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Narragansett Summer Ale - Narragansett Brewing Co.

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Narragansett Summer AleNarragansett Summer Ale

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BA SCORE
83
good

350 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 350
Reviews: 118
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 14.36%
Wants: 26
Gots: 17 | 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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Steve_B

Connecticut

1.05/5  rDev -71.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

this beer scores in the 80s? Really?

I'm losing all respect for BA as I write this...

Maybe my own fault for swiping a can from my dad after drinking two Firestone Walker Double IPAs, but this is horrid.

It has no redeeming qualities, other than I assume it's dirt cheap?

Serving type: can

06-27-2013 03:53:52 | More by Steve_B
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Jim_DemonDeacon


1.75/5  rDev -52.6%

06-07-2012 03:51:35 | More by Jim_DemonDeacon
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DonFrap

Massachusetts

2/5  rDev -45.8%

08-18-2013 17:28:09 | More by DonFrap
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phishbone23

New York

2/5  rDev -45.8%

01-23-2013 14:36:49 | More by phishbone23
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

2.25/5  rDev -39%

07-20-2014 05:07:34 | More by ygtbsm94
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wattoclone

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -32.2%

09-12-2012 01:08:51 | More by wattoclone
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acurtis

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -32.2%

05-26-2013 04:22:53 | More by acurtis
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Lamdawg420

Rhode Island

2.5/5  rDev -32.2%

08-17-2013 20:47:37 | More by Lamdawg420
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Thedrizzle

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -32.2%

05-10-2013 01:15:34 | More by Thedrizzle
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disemgrowler

Rhode Island

2.5/5  rDev -32.2%

01-05-2012 00:18:12 | More by disemgrowler
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nas4atu

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -32.2%

06-22-2012 01:01:22 | More by nas4atu
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Fettpopps

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -32.2%

03-16-2014 12:24:23 | More by Fettpopps
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lostinfla

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -32.2%

10-11-2012 02:12:06 | More by lostinfla
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HRamz3

Pitcairn

2.5/5  rDev -32.2%

08-28-2013 13:57:37 | More by HRamz3
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mjrod2142

Massachusetts

2.6/5  rDev -29.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

16oz. can poured into a standard pint glass

A non-aggressive pour produced a one finger-sized head of impressive creaminess. Good lacings were left behind as it dissipated. The color is bright and clean and very similar to their Lager.

I really had to jam my nose into the glass to pick up any aroma. What I eventually got was a sharp hoppiness with almost a sweet vinegar-y bite. This isn't necessarily a bad thing. As I let it settle, more citrus hoppiness revealed itself.

The taste was a letdown, in my opinion. My first thing was "uninspired American Pale Ale." The sharp note in the aroma does not translate into the taste. I can taste the hops, but they seem conflicted, almost bored...as if they're looking to find a cooler backyard BBQ to hang out at than yours. The bland finish and forgettable aftertaste left me wanting something else for the round.

With so many better summer seasonals available, I wouldn't recommend, but be sure to try for yourself.

Serving type: can

07-18-2011 00:39:36 | More by mjrod2142
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matty

Pennsylvania

2.65/5  rDev -28.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Light gold colored beer with a slowly fading head.Aroma is very light frutiness.Taste is dominated by hops and pine needles.Another disgusting over hopped beer that makes it taste like Pine-sol.I would not recommend and will be very lucky to get through this crap.

Serving type: can

07-19-2011 12:53:26 | More by matty
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SuomiHobbit

Connecticut

2.75/5  rDev -25.5%

06-24-2013 21:55:55 | More by SuomiHobbit
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patrick802

Vermont

2.75/5  rDev -25.5%

05-05-2014 14:18:46 | More by patrick802
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bellb

Connecticut

2.75/5  rDev -25.5%

01-10-2013 00:56:39 | More by bellb
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T6PP

Massachusetts

2.85/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Pours a clear golden yellow with a nice white head. There was no real and defiant smell to the beer. Taste is pretty bland for a summer beer, there is no stand out ingredient that really screams summer. Mouthfeel is a lightly carbonated beer that hangs around for a little bit. Overall it's a little below average and really not worth it. #t6pp

Serving type: can

06-06-2014 18:40:13 | More by T6PP
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MikeC144

Rhode Island

3/5  rDev -18.7%

04-09-2014 15:14:06 | More by MikeC144
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Fiore757


3/5  rDev -18.7%

06-05-2013 01:13:42 | More by Fiore757
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TheLevi4000

New York

3/5  rDev -18.7%

09-06-2013 02:46:47 | More by TheLevi4000
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Ajlvt

Washington

3/5  rDev -18.7%

08-26-2013 03:28:28 | More by Ajlvt
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IdrinkGas

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18.7%

07-10-2014 23:53:04 | More by IdrinkGas
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Narragansett Summer Ale from Narragansett Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 350 ratings.