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SummerBright Ale - Breckenridge Brewery

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BA SCORE
74
okay

479 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 479
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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Reviews by coldmeat23:
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coldmeat23

Oklahoma

2.53/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

GLASS: Pint Glass
TEMP: Chilled to approx 45 degrees

Golden yellow with a hint of amber. Thick white head that leaves a slight foam on the surface. Good retention and lacing.

Lime, orange, grass. Hops and a little bit of yeast.

Tangy citrus flavors, mostly lemon/lime attack first. Followed by a bland sweetness and some light wheat notes.

It's got an okay body, but the citrusy flavor somehow seems to cut into what might have been a decent thing.

Unimpressive. Don't think I'll try this one again for a couple seasons.

Serving type: bottle

08-28-2008 16:41:08 | More by coldmeat23
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3/5  rDev -6.3%

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Caveworm

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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

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Serving type: bottle

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SummerBright Ale from Breckenridge Brewery
74 out of 100 based on 479 ratings.