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SummerBright Ale - Breckenridge Brewery

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BA SCORE
74
okay

483 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 483
Reviews: 201
rAvg: 3.2
pDev: 15%
Wants: 3
Gots: 25 | 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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Reviews by TWHartman:
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TWHartman

Minnesota

3.11/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A- sterling straw color, head recedes quickly, little lace, good level of bigger sized bubbles coming from bottom of glass.

S- cereal graininess and sweetness with lemon zest and orange pith.

T- slightly sweet attack with a crisp citrusy finish, little hop bitterness. Finish lingers for a bit with a lemony citrus complemented with a cereal grain taste

M- Moderately full, remains crisp.

O- a fine summertime slammer, the lemon/orange citrus notes are pleasantly restrained.

Serving type: can

07-22-2013 01:29:54 | More by TWHartman
More User Reviews:
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Act25

New Jersey

3.11/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Tasted vs Smuttynose Summer Weizen (perhaps the best summer ale tasted thus far).

A: Flat, fast fade head, no lace, clear thin flat gold body. Can dated today, so near end of its life, perhaps why it's in the WFM craft pack.

S: Not much. Malts, lemon zest. Kind of mass market meh.
T: Follows the meh smell - the S MEH L. Pretty solid lemony summer ale.
MF: Too thin and flat.

Many others are better. Breckenridge has been lack luster.

Serving type: can

07-31-2014 01:13:17 | More by Act25
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zestar

California

3/5  rDev -6.3%

07-28-2014 06:56:55 | More by zestar
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Nickcal

Rhode Island

3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

07-28-2014 03:07:45 | More by Nickcal
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Chvck1

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

07-27-2014 16:03:24 | More by Chvck1
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tylergoov

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -6.3%

07-24-2014 19:55:54 | More by tylergoov
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Caveworm

Ohio

3.6/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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.

Mouthfeel is clean and easy-drinking. Very good job at quenching!

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.

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2014 02:36:48 | More by Caveworm
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ttylicki

Ohio

3/5  rDev -6.3%

07-23-2014 23:33:35 | More by ttylicki
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Auslander

Ohio

3/5  rDev -6.3%

07-23-2014 15:14:42 | More by Auslander
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Chuffbomb

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +17.2%

07-23-2014 15:08:23 | More by Chuffbomb
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JamesInLiquor

Illinois

3.85/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

This is a nice summer beer (pretty sure it is not year-round). Not too high on the ABV, low on the hops, light body. The lemon and orange citrus is not overt. Has a nice wheatyness. Overall an enjoyable ale. Would be an ideal hot summer afternoon quencher. Highly sessionable.

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2014 02:31:48 | More by JamesInLiquor
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Comiha

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

07-22-2014 03:57:25 | More by Comiha
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

2/5  rDev -37.5%

07-20-2014 23:06:17 | More by XmnwildX12
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3/5  rDev -6.3%

07-20-2014 04:25:10 | More by ygtbsm94
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bigbluebeerguy

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

07-19-2014 21:40:04 | More by bigbluebeerguy
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C_hunter1

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

07-19-2014 03:55:24 | More by C_hunter1
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Drew88

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

07-19-2014 02:17:33 | More by Drew88
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jrschaef

New York

3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

07-18-2014 20:12:34 | More by jrschaef
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HopHed420

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

07-17-2014 04:28:37 | More by HopHed420
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rudabegga9

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

07-17-2014 01:13:54 | More by rudabegga9
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Belittle

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -21.9%

07-14-2014 16:33:34 | More by Belittle
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mountaincoffee

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

07-13-2014 17:16:18 | More by mountaincoffee
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HeyMarkRoss

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +25%

07-13-2014 04:14:58 | More by HeyMarkRoss
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Ndflyfan8

Maryland

2.5/5  rDev -21.9%

07-12-2014 22:21:26 | More by Ndflyfan8
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nookiebrown

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

07-12-2014 17:17:07 | More by nookiebrown
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SummerBright Ale from Breckenridge Brewery
74 out of 100 based on 483 ratings.