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Columbus Summer Teeth - Columbus Brewing Company

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very good

113 Ratings
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Ratings: 113
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 7
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Columbus Brewing Company visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Kellerbier / Zwickelbier |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ndekke39 on 07-29-2009)
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Reviews by Ryan011235:
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4.45/5  rDev +18%

Poured into a Samuel Smith pint glass on 5/10/12

Lightly hazy, pale golden amber (though it has more of a yellow hue when held to the light). The head is white and hits just shy of two fingers before reducing to about half that. A large slather of lace off to one side.

The aroma is clean with notes of toasted grain, cracker, prairie grass, some lemon overtones and a hint of floral hops. Soft layer of dusty pollen. Very nice.

Summer Teeth might leave you mirroring the namesake, what with its excellent hoppy punch that rattles the palate. Juicy and grassy hops take charge, backed by a well-seated malt bill that offers plenty of flavor with just the faintest sweetness. Finishes quite dry.

While the body isn't scrawny, it's perfectly fit for the latest, fashionable bikini without so much as a sit-up of pre-summer toning. Indeed, this moderately effervescent beauty is meant for wind and waves.

Summer Teeth is simply extraordinary.

05-22-2012 04:09:58 | More by Ryan011235
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

06-30-2013 02:10:59 | More by williamjbauer
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4.03/5  rDev +6.9%

Pours a semi clouded yellow golden color with massive white head flowing thick, big chunky head at that with velvet smooth texture. Lacing is scattered nice and random around my big oversized glass. Aroma has lemon essence with biscuit dough rising in the morning kitchen, flavorwise it's a beautiful thing fresh with biscuit dough bread lightly toasted malt sweetness. Ample German hops to balance out the sweetness leaving a semi dry finish, perfect summer beer these guys from Columbus brewing are dead on. Mouthfeel is light ample lively carbonation jumps off the palate and into my senses, amazing flowing beer with enough girth from yeast sediment to truly fulfill your thirst and hunger. Overall intense simple complexity to breed drinkability if that makes sense.

05-27-2012 05:38:06 | More by WVbeergeek
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South Carolina

3.38/5  rDev -10.3%

O - quite pleasant for what it is, with more than minimal flavor.

A: very pale yellow gold with durable white head; slighhly hazy

Rather minimal aroma; light malt with little else. Given this, the flavor is a pleasant surprise. First, it has flavor. The flavor is rather simple but nicely malty with unmistakable hop spiciness.

M- light bodied, but with a nice bit of crispness.

08-05-2011 17:13:31 | More by chinchill
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

06-30-2013 17:32:22 | More by LXIXME
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

I really need to be finishing up these notes from my summer tasting before Autumn...

This beer is a cloudy yellow-gold in color. The white head that forms is just over a finger tall and leaves good lacing as it drops down the glass. Activity is constant in the glass but avoids the overly spritzed effect of some overcarbonated beers often particular to lighter styles.
The aroma is grassy, and really what it is is a fairly simple balance of hops and malts with a wheat presence. If I can glean something about this beer's nature from the aroma, I'd say I'm in for something pretty dry and a little spicy with some grassy earthiness to it.
The flavor is well-balanced, as expected from the nose, and is both hoppy and tart. Grassy, lightly spicy, slightly leafy, lemon and some other (perhaps orange) zest and citrus notes blend very nicely into a light but flavorful and refreshing beer.
It's light with a bit of spritz to it but avoids the soda-like overdone spritziness, giving a good bit of crispness and also allowing for some smoothness to fill it out.
While I'm fairly new to the style, this is simply a well-constructed beer.

10-11-2011 22:45:02 | More by Brenden
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3.88/5  rDev +2.9%

Thanks to Chris for bringing this to DE for me.

A: Pours an unfiltered golden color with a thick/foamy 1.5 finger white head. Nice retention and thick, sticky lacing left behind. Lots of carbonation bubbles released from the bottom.

S: Light floral and grass notes, some lemon, biscuit malt.

M: Light wheat, lemon and a bit of orange, and a bit of lager yeast. A little bit of peppery spice comes through as it warms.

M: Light to medium bodied with lively carbonation. On the dry side, but still crisp.

O: A nice summer lager, refreshing and easy drinking. Couldn't ask for much more. Its only fault is the dryness.

06-11-2011 00:51:10 | More by mdaschaf
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3.83/5  rDev +1.6%

Summer Teeth pours a light gold color. It’s a little hazy, but not as much as expected. Backlighting gives it a bit of a bright yellow look. A white head tops it and stands a little less than a finger tall. It’s rather quick to recede. Lacing was so light that’s it’s not really worth mentioning. Not bad, but not great.

The nose is okay. It’s above average. It is a little weak in the aromatics department. It’s yeasty up front. Definitely grainy and earthy. That resonates throughout. It features a fruity scent that’s pretty good. Smells mostly like lemon. It’s a tad sweet and perhaps a little sugary. Hops are more notable than I imagined. Certainly smells like grassy, noble hops to me. Alcohol is buried. I’m not getting any.

The flavor is good. It’s a bit better than the nose. Although it’s not complex or complicated, it is quite good. It kicks off with a very earthy, grainy flavor. It’s very yeasty and a bit fruity. Lemon is definitely in the mix. Hops are really the x-factor. They’re much stronger than you’d anticipate. They’re grassy, and there’s little doubt they’re some variation of noble hops. I have no idea what the bill is though. It has a slight bitter kick to it. Alcohol is buried. Finishes grassy, yeasty, and dry.

Summer Teeth has a lighter body. Carbonation is rather light. It’s a little too light to feel smooth, but it’s not bad by any stretch. It’s definitely light and easy drinking. I could tackle a few of these in a sitting with ease.

Summer Teeth is a nice Kellerbier. It’s not a style that features a ton of pizzazz, but this is a nice release. It’s pretty straight forward, tasty, and easy to drink. Who am I to argue with such a combo? Try a bottle or two and see for yourself…it’s good stuff.

05-26-2012 03:29:58 | More by prototypic
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4.15/5  rDev +10.1%

Poured into a pint glass from a 12 oz bottle. Appears a fairly clear golden color, with a little bit of haze. There is a thin white head that leaves a small amount of lacing.

Smells of wheat, and a slight hint of hops. Nothing that really stands out or is too overpowering. The taste is fairly sweet, honey maybe, as well as some floral notes with a decent amount of bitterness.

Great amount of carbonation, light bodied and nice and crisp. This is so easy to drink, goes down smooth and is definitely something I will buy again. Would work great at a cookout and definitely something I would say is sessionable. Another good brew from Columbus Brewing.

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3.58/5  rDev -5%

12 ounce bottle (2011 batch with new label). Served in a mug, the beer pours a hazy gold color with about an inch off-white head. Head retention and lacing are both good. Aroma is grainy (wheat?) and sweet malt, citrusy hops (lemon peel), and a bit of grassy hops. Taste is similar to the aroma, it tastes mostly like grain/wheat/bready malt and some citrusy hops (lemon peel). Mouthfeel/body is light, it's crisp and easy to drink. I think it's a nice refreshing brew, a good choice for summertime. I can't believe I haven't tried this before, I might have to pick up some of this over the summer. Definitely worth a try.

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My first Kellerbier (I think?). On tap at Columbus Brewing Company and Restaurant in Columbus, OH.

Pours a clear orange, with a half inch head, and little dots of lacing down the glass.

Smells include lightly sweet malt, citrus, and some yeast.

The taste is pretty similar. Sweeter than I expected, with some sweetness between the citrus and sweet malt flavor. Very drinkable, quite crushable.

Light bodied, very drinkable, very sessionable. Crisp, low carbonation.

A great summer beer, and another great one from this brewery.

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Columbus Summer Teeth from Columbus Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 113 ratings.