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Bar Harbor Summer Ale - Atlantic Brewing Company

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Bar Harbor Summer AleBar Harbor Summer Ale

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75
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65 Ratings
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Ratings: 65
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.19
pDev: 13.79%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Atlantic Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
Now in six pack! This ale is light and crisp, yet retains the body and character of a microbrew.

(Beer added by: lordofthewiens on 07-06-2006)
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3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

AnitaBrewski, Sep 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +25.4%

smakawhat, Aug 30, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Jesta384, Aug 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +25.4%

Mini4x, Aug 14, 2014
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2.28/5  rDev -28.5%

prokopt2, Aug 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

MikeHRayn, Aug 10, 2014
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3.26/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: minimal head, gold in color, clear, low carbonation

Smell: straw, earthiness, and toasted malt

Taste: straw, earthiness, and toasted malt

Mouthfeel: medium-low carbonation, light bodied, sweet with earthiness

Overall: An above average sessionable beer. I have had better and worse in the style. I might have this again.

tigg924, Aug 02, 2014
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3/5  rDev -6%

Sellen, Jul 19, 2014
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h4ger, Jul 18, 2014
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heerboth, Jun 11, 2014
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3/5  rDev -6%

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2/5  rDev -37.3%

mpenning13, Apr 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

AJ01923, Jan 13, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -13.8%

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3/5  rDev -6%

erlenmeyer, Aug 24, 2013
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3.69/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured on-tap and served in a tumbler pint, the beer is a hazy, orange-gold coloring with a filmy, white head. The head quickly settles into a sparse surface coating. Nose of light toffee and biscuit, with citrus highlights. Flavors of citrus blend on a subtle bready backbone. Peppery and resiny hops characters at the end of the profile. Spice and bitter aftertaste, with a clean, slick finish. Very easy to drink.

GarthDanielson, Aug 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

EBeckett3, Aug 10, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

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3/5  rDev -6%

Khutso, Jul 26, 2013
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2.99/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Atlantic Brewing Co.
Bar Harbor Summer Ale

LOOK: Pours a dark golden color, with a perfect clarity. The white loosely bubbled head formed briefly before departing forever.

SMELL: Grainy aroma of malt, crackery yeast, possible some adjuncts and perhaps wheat. Light citrus notes are apparent as well.

TASTE: Like the smell, grainy, faint pils malt, cooked corn, rice, wheat etc. Hops provide acidity and a small peppery spice, quite possibly including some coriander.

FEEL: Thin, light bodied, loose carbonation. Makes for an easy to drink, readily accessible summer option, which was definitely the brewers intent.

OVERALL: Refreshing for sure. Not earth shattering, and the flavors and aroma aren't great. A like able beer, just very plain and attenuated.

Stinkypuss, Jul 13, 2013
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Bar Harbor Summer Ale from Atlantic Brewing Company
75 out of 100 based on 65 ratings.