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SummerBright Ale - Breckenridge Brewery

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525 Ratings

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Ratings: 525
Reviews: 204
rAvg: 3.21
pDev: 14.95%
Wants: 5
Gots: 38 | 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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Photo of Stoutlad
3/5  rDev -6.5%

Stoutlad, Jul 24, 2013
Photo of jwps214
3/5  rDev -6.5%

jwps214, Jul 24, 2013
Photo of TWHartman
3.11/5  rDev -3.1%

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.

TWHartman, Jul 22, 2013
Photo of Kerrie
3.5/5  rDev +9%

Kerrie, Jul 18, 2013
Photo of Snebbu
3.83/5  rDev +19.3%

Poured from bottle into glass.

Appearance: Clear, pale golden with light head.

Aroma: Citrus (mostly orange)

Taste: Light flavor of a pale ale followed by citrus (definite taste of orange) with a tartness which I’m assuming comes from the lemon. Ending with a sweet taste similar to that of a wheat beer. Nice malty flavor without losing the hop-flavor and crispness of a pale ale.

Mouthfeel: Crisp yet smooth. Has a dry start, but does not linger.

Overall: Great summer brew. Light and refreshing, but still has a bit of a kick to it coming from the hops. Nice citrus flavor that is not overbearing and is fulfilling. Pleasant aftertaste (of a wheat beer with hints of hops) and does not linger too long. Just enough to remind you to take another swig.

Snebbu, Jul 17, 2013
Photo of Cejohantges
3.75/5  rDev +16.8%

Cejohantges, Jul 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +9%

bacher468, Jul 13, 2013
Photo of mpayne5
3.25/5  rDev +1.2%

mpayne5, Jul 13, 2013
Photo of Hitmanoo
2.75/5  rDev -14.3%

Hitmanoo, Jul 13, 2013
Photo of wertschy
3.25/5  rDev +1.2%

wertschy, Jul 12, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +1.2%

nickfl, Jul 11, 2013
Photo of Lovely85
3.5/5  rDev +9%

Lovely85, Jul 11, 2013
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3/5  rDev -6.5%

oriolesfan4, Jul 08, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +1.2%

GABrew, Jul 07, 2013
Photo of thecheapies
3.64/5  rDev +13.4%

Gold in color with a super-tight cap of white. Tiny, tiny bubbles that can't be distinguished from one another. Laces really nicely, too. Great looking beer.

Light grassy aromas with a lemony citrus tail. Golden malts and lightly herbal hops offer a nice touch. Decent.

A little "blah". Beery malts with an ale yeast bent, but hardly fruity. Some grassy, near-pilsner, maltiness. Hops are very small and sprite. Push a little lemon/orange to the surface. Mild bitterness. Finishes with that, and more crispness. Lightly English-tasting. Like a weak English Pale Ale. Nice creaminess that almost translates to the flavor. Soft and super-smooth with a backend burpy spritz, as if the dissolved gas starts to separate late in the mouthfeel.

Okay. Passable summer ale with a little character to boot. Again, it's okay.

thecheapies, Jul 05, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +1.2%

DrinkSlurm, Jul 05, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +9%

JHaugh, Jul 04, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +1.2%

mlindale, Jul 04, 2013
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3/5  rDev -6.5%

Camjmorton, Jul 02, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -22.1%

apasternak, Jul 01, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +1.2%

kew, Jun 30, 2013
Photo of hilgart1
3/5  rDev -6.5%

hilgart1, Jun 30, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +1.2%

dbattey, Jun 29, 2013
Photo of JamLand
3/5  rDev -6.5%

JamLand, Jun 28, 2013
Photo of Sweffin
3.75/5  rDev +16.8%

Sweffin, Jun 25, 2013
SummerBright Ale from Breckenridge Brewery
74 out of 100 based on 525 ratings.