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Summer Swelter Ale - Baxter Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
79
okay

132 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 132
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 18.26%
Wants: 7
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Baxter Brewing Co. visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our first unfiltered offering, Summer Swelter Ale is the perfect warm weather beer! Summer Swelter Ale is light and refreshing while still keeping your taste buds interested. The malt base features a hefty dose of wheat for a big, fluffy head and a soft, round body, yet keeps the beer drinkable even during the dog days. The light malt character is more than balanced by a blend of citrusy American hops, giving Swelter a crisp bitterness without being overpowering. The hoppy citrus aroma complements the ingredients that make this beer so unique: lemon and lime peel, Kaffir lime leaves, and lemongrass provide an subtle yet unmistakeable floral nose and just a touch of bracing tartness, taking the refreshment of Swelter to the next level.

(Beer added by: Jason on 04-21-2012)
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look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Poured from the can, part of a sampler 12 pack.

An unattractive beer. Hazy yellow, with a nice size white head that left some lace. But a lot of particulate matter that sedimented on the bottom of the glass.

Strong citrus aroma, a little wheat.

Strong citrus taste, particularly lime. Not much else to taste

Metallic lime mouthfeel, harsh.

Not a beer to drink again. I poured two to see if the first can was an anomaly; it wasn't.

lordofthewiens, Jun 01, 2012
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Summer Swelter Ale from Baxter Brewing Co.
79 out of 100 based on 132 ratings.