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Narragansett Summer Ale - Narragansett Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
83
good

351 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 351
Reviews: 118
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 14.36%
Wants: 26
Gots: 18 | 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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hoppymcgee

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

06-16-2014 01:26:01 | More by hoppymcgee
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OnTheBusWithGus

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -18.7%

06-16-2014 01:16:40 | More by OnTheBusWithGus
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Scott67

Rhode Island

4.75/5  rDev +28.7%

06-12-2014 19:08:25 | More by Scott67
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heerboth

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

06-11-2014 12:35:25 | More by heerboth
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sd123

Louisiana

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

06-07-2014 00:39:53 | More by sd123
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infuturity83

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

06-06-2014 21:11:30 | More by infuturity83
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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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KevMo84

California

3/5  rDev -18.7%

06-06-2014 06:22:31 | More by KevMo84
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Beric

Illinois

4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Serving: Can, from the can
Served: 3 June 2014

Appearance: Had this from the can, so can't comment much on the appearance. Can artwork is great though.

Smell: Traditional "beery" smell, but very sweet and with a slight overlay of hop aroma, though it is not strong enough to discern any true notes from it.

Taste: A nice light-bodied beer on the sweeter side with a slight assertion of citrus hop flavor and a mild bitterness on the back end. A beer that is unpretentious in its flavor, but assertive nonetheless, with a solid flavor profile for a beer that is meant to be easy-drinking and sessionable.

Mouthfeel: Medium-high to high carbonation brings the lighter body some life.

Overall: Better than the Narragansett lager, and a bit more expensive, coming in at just over $8/sixer here in Boston. However, for this price and quantity (16oz cans), I'd be hard pressed to find a better sessionable summer beer that doesn't blast me with hops. Would definitely recommend, especially if you're looking for a party/BBQ beer.

Serving type: can

06-04-2014 01:47:31 | More by Beric
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Pleasure

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

06-03-2014 19:31:49 | More by Pleasure
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bcsbeer

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

06-02-2014 05:09:34 | More by bcsbeer
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BeerBucks

New York

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

05-30-2014 00:26:19 | More by BeerBucks
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evergreen_machine

Ohio

4/5  rDev +8.4%

05-29-2014 14:06:50 | More by evergreen_machine
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Janeinma

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

05-26-2014 15:16:03 | More by Janeinma
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Joestradamus91

New York

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

05-22-2014 00:08:19 | More by Joestradamus91
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Botulizard

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

05-20-2014 15:47:09 | More by Botulizard
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TheMultiYeast

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18.7%

05-20-2014 01:06:06 | More by TheMultiYeast
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jbarletto

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

05-20-2014 00:57:32 | More by jbarletto
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illpass78

Maine

3.71/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pint can poured into a pilsner glass.

Appearance: Pours a clear golden yellow with heavy carbonation. Head is about two inches and fades quickly. Looks like a lager.

Aroma: Some notes of grass, bread, lemon, grapefruit, and a faint somewhat corny aroma. The corn note isn't off-putting but it adds to the lager-like quality of the beer.

Taste: Follows the nose, with grapefruit and grassiness dominating. Nice clean taste. Easy drinking. Good hot day beer.

Mouthfeel: It's light of body but not watery.

Overall: Solid session ale with a nice, drinkable, balanced character. Good beer for cookouts and outdoor gatherings. Nothing fancy, but something tasty.

Serving type: can

05-13-2014 01:35:46 | More by illpass78
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xungmound98

New York

4/5  rDev +8.4%

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

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

05-08-2014 00:25:03 | More by WiserBud
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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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Cory-WC

Florida

4/5  rDev +8.4%

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

Maine

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

04-17-2014 01:19:50 | More by meehandennis
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BoSean_Rodriguez

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +35.5%

04-16-2014 19:25:04 | More by BoSean_Rodriguez
Narragansett Summer Ale from Narragansett Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 351 ratings.