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Narragansett Summer Ale - Narragansett Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
83
good

375 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 375
Reviews: 119
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 14.44%
Wants: 29
Gots: 29 | 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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2/5  rDev -45.5%

phishbone23, Jan 23, 2013
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -25.1%

bellb, Jan 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

dog-ear, Dec 21, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

jlordi12, Dec 11, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +29.4%

Kruga, Dec 05, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Camille, Nov 30, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

t0rin0, Nov 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9%

geoffgd, Oct 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9%

Chugger, Oct 16, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

lostinfla, Oct 11, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

GeoffreyM, Sep 25, 2012
Photo of KTCamm
3.45/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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.

KTCamm, Sep 15, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

wattoclone, Sep 12, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

comfortablynirm, Sep 06, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

DouglasChasse, Sep 05, 2012
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

abrodsky, Sep 04, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

wilfonzo, Sep 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9%

zbloom, Sep 01, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

jeanphony, Aug 29, 2012
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3.93/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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.

gatorguy, Aug 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9%

beenitty, Aug 24, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Schmuckles, Aug 24, 2012
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

tmars13, Aug 21, 2012
Narragansett Summer Ale from Narragansett Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 375 ratings.