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Lost River Summer Ale - Cutters Brewing Company

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Lost River Summer AleLost River Summer Ale

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BA SCORE
77
okay

20 Ratings
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Ratings: 20
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.21
pDev: 17.76%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cutters Brewing Company visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jmarsh123 on 08-29-2011)
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Photo of secondtooth
2.86/5  rDev -10.9%

Pours a cloudy light beige. Carbonation is average and light. Very little lace at all here.

Nose says spices -- a little clove and a touch of orange. Not bad.

Taste is likewise spiced, with a hint of lemony hops near the finish. I get a cloying sweetness that hurts the balance, though.

It may be light in body (and thus tailor-made for summer), but this one's unremarkable and not one I'd revisit.

secondtooth, Aug 11, 2013
Photo of jmarsh123
3/5  rDev -6.5%

I classified this as an American Blonde Ale as it only says Summer Ale on the bottle and couldn't find info on their webpage. It seems the closest.

Pours a pale color with a very small white head and lots of bubbles.

Smells of yeasty toasty malts. Hard to detect many hops in the nose, but maybe a bit of spiciness.

A little bit of spiciness hits the palate at first and then rounds into a yeasty malt character at the end. Finishes a bit dry. The only knock is a slight funkiness in the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel is pretty light with high carbonation. Just what I would expect from this style.

Pretty decent beer. Nothing special, but a solid easy drinking beer and the price is right ($3.69 a bomber when I picked it up) to make this a go too summer beer when I'm craving something local and lighter.

jmarsh123, Aug 29, 2011
Photo of rlee1390
3.11/5  rDev -3.1%

A-Clear straw yellow, no carbonation, one finger head that doesn't last.

S-Ehh, some straw/wheat not much else, toast and some yeast. Just not much flavor.

T-Straw, wheat, yeast nothing else. No bitterness, no hops.

M-Light, not much carbonation and watery.

O-A bland boring, no reason to buy it beer. Maybe someone would like it in the summer but this beer is avoidable.

rlee1390, Jun 30, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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3/5  rDev -6.5%

Klif, May 02, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -22.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +16.8%

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3.25/5  rDev +1.2%

Tsar_Riga, Jul 24, 2014
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3.95/5  rDev +23.1%

Easily drinkable and great for any day, especially on a hot summer day. Craft Brew Heads may not be too interested in it but if you're wanting to take the leap from the main stream to a craft brew this is definitely one to try. Overall I like it but it wouldn't be my first choice in deciding on a beer to drink.

ademiles, Sep 06, 2011
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3.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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3/5  rDev -6.5%

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3.85/5  rDev +19.9%

While not as flavorful as their Half Court IPA, Lost River Summer is a good beer. It is has a high drink-ability, but without the watery flavor and blandness of other highly drinkable beers (ie: standard American Lagers). The taste, though not as rich as Half-Court, is still quite round and three-dimensional.

unfurld, Sep 09, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev +16.8%

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1.5/5  rDev -53.3%

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Lost River Summer Ale from Cutters Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 20 ratings.