YuleSmith (Summer) - AleSmith Brewing Company
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Reviews by Drinkerofales:
4.25/5 rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Pours a nice hazy golden straw, with a huge off white head that leaves plenty of lacing.
Smells of oranges, grapefruit pith, floral hops, a hint of the malts, and a boozy astringency.
Taste opens with a huge citrus, is bitter throughout, hints of the malt, and a super bitter earthy finish.
Texture is punchy, bitey, and astringently boozy. Almost bubbly, and definitely shouldn't drink too many of these.
A big hop bomb, I had this last year, but far removed from summer, so the beer wasn't it's freshest, but even then, it was hoppy, and now, it's just better.
Serving type: bottle
07-04-2012 19:50:55 | More by Drinkerofales
More User Reviews:
4.5/5 rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
Serving Type - 22oz bottle
Appearance - Golden tan, mellow yellow with a killer 3 inch thick, foamy head. Tons of sticky lacing.
Smell - Nice upfront citric, piney, grapefruit hops. Orange, some lemon, mild malt backbone. Sweet added sugars, along with some spices like coriander, lemon peel.
Taste - Right on par with aroma, big amounts of citric fruits featuring pine, grapefruit and orange. A bitter kick with some minor spices add a little zest behind tangerine and mango. A nice sugary note along with a caramel malt backbone.
Mouthfeel - Sweet tropical fruits along with some sugars coat the tongue. Palate gets more citric fruits, along with the caramel backbone. Aftertaste is minor bitter, tropical fruity.
Overall - Awesome. This should be a regular release. Really flavorful, nice amounts of hops and sweet sugars to create a nice smooth drink. Alcohol is hidden well and just adds to making this really pleasurable to drink.
Serving type: bottle
07-23-2014 23:40:34 | More by wvsabbath
YuleSmith (Summer) from AleSmith Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 1,507 ratings.