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SummerBright Ale - Breckenridge Brewery

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BA SCORE
74
okay

482 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 482
Reviews: 200
rAvg: 3.2
pDev: 15%
Wants: 3
Gots: 24 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Breckenridge Brewery visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: beernut7 on 08-30-2002)
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Phatz

Pennsylvania

3.1/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Much thanks to gottajiboo2 for hookin me up with this beer. It was worth the opportunity to try it. It is a no frills American Pale Wheat.

Appearance: It pours clear yellow with a fizzy quick fade head; no lace.

Smell: Some over ripe fruit a touch of stale wheat and barley a hint of yeast and muddled bitterness.

Taste: grain wheat and lemon grass. It has a bizarre set of citrus and yeast flavors that don't match with what I typically expect. It is not bad just quite different. The aftertaste doesn't sit right with me. It syrupy sweet and bitter too but not with flavorful hops. It seems a bit distracting.

Mouthfeel: Under carbonated for the style but it is slick and pleasantly dry.

Drinkability: By the time I got used to the uniqueness (distracting aftertaste) the beer was gone. It went quick. It is an easy drinker.

Hope this is helpful.
Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2007 08:19:02 | More by Phatz
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SummerBright Ale from Breckenridge Brewery, another first. Poured from the bottle into a glass, this brew's got no head, just a very finely bubbled skimpy layer. Lacing is pretty decent in the lighter golden straw body.

The smell here is kind of "blah" . I can barely notice the wheat, let alone any other characteristics. Its too bad they didn't give this brew a fuller scent.

I taste mellow wheat and even mellower malts. Virtually no hop bitterness. Its still balanced, though. Certainly not leaning solely on the sweet side. Above all: this is smooth and refreshing.

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Overall a very solid 3.75 for SummerBright Ale from Breckenridge Brewery. If the aroma would've been slightly more potent, I think it would've earned a 4. It sure does the job of cooling you down& wetting your whistle. I may pick this brew up again.

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SummerBright Ale from Breckenridge Brewery
74 out of 100 based on 482 ratings.