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Narragansett Summer Ale - Narragansett Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
83
good

365 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 365
Reviews: 118
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 14.4%
Wants: 28
Gots: 26 | 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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Chugger

New York

4/5  rDev +8.7%

10-16-2012 03:01:25 | More by Chugger
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lostinfla

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -32.1%

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

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

09-25-2012 00:05:55 | More by GeoffreyM
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KTCamm

New Jersey

3.45/5  rDev -6.3%

Poured from a 16 oz can into a perfect pint glass.

Pours as a clear golden ale with thick fluffy white foam. Head holds and becomes patchy. Light summery nose, mild malt. Small citrus taste. Good mouthfeel, swirls nicely.

An easy summer drinker. Not remarkable, but good enough flavor.

09-15-2012 12:55:44 | More by KTCamm
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wattoclone

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -32.1%

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

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

09-06-2012 14:44:21 | More by comfortablynirm
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DouglasChasse

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

09-05-2012 00:19:22 | More by DouglasChasse
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abrodsky

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -18.5%

09-04-2012 01:03:31 | More by abrodsky
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wilfonzo

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

09-03-2012 21:53:14 | More by wilfonzo
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zbloom

New York

4/5  rDev +8.7%

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

New York

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

08-29-2012 19:13:56 | More by jeanphony
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gatorguy

Virginia

3.93/5  rDev +6.8%

O - Kind of a pale ale appearance, golden color with a bone white, finger and a half head. Leaves some lacing.

S - Light smell, but gives hints of citrus and even some passionfruit. Mmm.

T - Citrus profile is evident, mostly grapefruit, some lemon. There is a light hint of passionfruit as well, nice. Hop bitterness is low, pine flavor is also fairly light from the hops. It's clear they were going for drinkability here. malts are sweet and balance the tart citrus flavors. Finishes clean.

M - Very light and effervescent. Clean and crisp, nearly perfect.

O - Great summer beer. It's almost like a light pale ale if that makes sense. You get the flavors of a pale ale, but with less bitterness. Impressive that 'Gansett pulled this off.

08-28-2012 18:01:37 | More by gatorguy
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beenitty

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +8.7%

08-24-2012 22:59:35 | More by beenitty
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Schmuckles

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

08-24-2012 04:50:05 | More by Schmuckles
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tmars13

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18.5%

08-21-2012 03:42:35 | More by tmars13
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Health


3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

08-20-2012 21:46:07 | More by Health
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braican

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

08-20-2012 14:41:30 | More by braican
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wdarcy77

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

08-19-2012 15:57:38 | More by wdarcy77
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keeganfrank

Ohio

4.28/5  rDev +16.3%

Golden beer with a thick, foamy head that dissipates slowly and leaves lots of lacing. Crisp grass and zesty lemon aromas with some floral hints. Flavors of grasses and grain with soft lemon rind notes. Has a light, dry body that makes it perfect for cooling off on a hot summer day.

08-12-2012 18:17:13 | More by keeganfrank
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Codfish


3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

08-10-2012 17:34:22 | More by Codfish
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j3p0

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +8.7%

08-08-2012 00:11:01 | More by j3p0
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Suds

Pennsylvania

3.68/5  rDev 0%

Clear, golden yellow with a tall, thick white head, this beer produces some beautiful lace. The beer is light in complexion and fruity in aroma. Estery, slight malt, a touch of herbal hops, distant citrus. Nice. The flavor is light, as is the body. Nice for summer, but it does give us a little complexity and intensity. Slight sweetness, but the finish is abrupt. Good summer brew.

08-04-2012 01:39:32 | More by Suds
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ShanePB

Pennsylvania

3.63/5  rDev -1.4%

16 oz can

A: Clear light yellow/golden colored body with a big fluffy white head that surprisingly keeps a good bit of retention around the edges. Nice lacing in the glass too.

S: Pale malts, grass, floral hop aromas, faint citrus (orange) peel. Very fresh, crisp, light and airy.

T: Extremely crisp and slightly bitter up front. The hops are somewhat citrusy in nature with a floral note in there too. The malts keep the backbone of this beer without making it feel terribly light.

M: Quite light-bodied, pushing the envelope for what you'd call a medium body (which it never reaches). Crisp, clean and refreshing.

I purchased a 6-pack of these cans for the beach and they absolutely hit the spot. It was light enough to be enjoyable with a refreshing and clean flavor profile. And they're priced just right!

08-02-2012 15:40:15 | More by ShanePB
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iamdw

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

08-01-2012 07:25:31 | More by iamdw
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milkbone_underwear

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +8.7%

08-01-2012 01:06:43 | More by milkbone_underwear
Narragansett Summer Ale from Narragansett Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 365 ratings.