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Endless Summer Light - Karl Strauss Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
72
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31 Ratings
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Ratings: 31
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 2.91
pDev: 16.84%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Karl Strauss Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Light Lager |  3.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

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Overlord

California

1.68/5  rDev -42.3%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

This beer pissed me off in multiple ways.

First off, it looks like a macro lager. Okay, I shouldn't have been drawn by the reference to a very cool surfing movie. Yellowy color with no depth or variation, thin white head.

Smells like nothing. Tastes ... like not much. Maybe some citrus in there, and skunky malt. Karl Strauss is a microbrewery. They have a few decent beers. Enough with the skunk!

Then, to top it all off, I realize this weak, watery beer is 2.8% alcohol. That's just insulting.

Serving type: on-tap

01-31-2008 07:50:02 | More by Overlord
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somnus

California

2/5  rDev -31.3%

02-26-2012 19:37:39 | More by somnus
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MiScusi

California

2.25/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

12oz bottle drank at Baja Fresh in Brea, CA. Yeah it's a light lager alright, but my main comment on it was it tasted pretty astringent. I had happened to have a couple coors lights at a baseball game the day before and that was so much cleaner than this beer, although it lacked just as much flavor.

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2008 05:34:30 | More by MiScusi
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SoCaliC8

California

2.25/5  rDev -22.7%

01-17-2014 12:06:53 | More by SoCaliC8
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magictrokini

California

2.42/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Everything about this beer is light. Pours light gold with a foamy white head. Aroma is light fruity hops and straw. Tastes pretty good, for what there is. Light grapefruit and orange hops with very light pale malt. Pretty good, especially for a low alcohol/light beer.

Serving type: on-tap

12-09-2008 23:00:04 | More by magictrokini
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codynevels

California

2.5/5  rDev -14.1%

02-01-2012 05:41:10 | More by codynevels
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HopHead84

California

2.58/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

12/23/2011

On tap at Karl Strauss

A: Transparent straw yellow with a finger of white foam that quickly fades.

S: Light grassy notes with grain and biscuit. I get a little honey.

T: Grainy malt with a mild biscuit note. There's a faint grassiness. I get a trace of honey.

M: Light body with upper medium carbonation.

Overall: For a light lager this is decent, but it's pretty flavorless and not something I would ever order again.

Serving type: on-tap

12-23-2011 23:35:56 | More by HopHead84
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OStrungT

California

2.75/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 5

This beer pours a clear, light yellow color. Carbonation bubbles rise up from the bottom of the glass. It boasts a very tiny white head. The head fades quickly, leaving no lace.

This beer smells like the water in canned corn. It has a very slight grainy aroma to it as well. Nothing else.

This beer has almsot no flavor at all. I taste a very slight grainy flavor. Other than that, it is pretty much carbonated water tinted yellow.

This beer is lightly carbonated. It leaves no aftertaste what so ever.

I dont know what type of session beer this is. I am having trouble giving drinkability a score because if I want to drink a beer, this would have low drinkability. I dont taste any beer. However, it is easy to drink. I guess that means it should score high.

Overall: No problem with the flavor, xcept that it has none. Dont drink this one. I should have known better.

Serving type: bottle

12-13-2009 21:23:29 | More by OStrungT
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javiernano

California

2.75/5  rDev -5.5%

03-06-2012 08:04:03 | More by javiernano
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Mrose78

Arizona

2.75/5  rDev -5.5%

08-24-2013 22:33:32 | More by Mrose78
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beerpadawan

California

2.75/5  rDev -5.5%

08-26-2012 17:16:02 | More by beerpadawan
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GraduatedCashew

California

2.75/5  rDev -5.5%

08-28-2013 16:26:21 | More by GraduatedCashew
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BeerOps

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -5.5%

06-25-2013 03:31:10 | More by BeerOps
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Popp24

California

2.88/5  rDev -1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Trying to drink lighter right now so I tried this one. Let's just say I will be drinking something with 20 or 30 more calories next for some actual taste.

A - Light golden and pretty transparent. Very little head that disappears almost right away.

S - I can't smell much here. It smells like a beer at least.

T - Kinda taste's a tad sweet but besides that it's your standard pilsner.

M - Thin.

O - It has a little taste and I would probably drink it over most domestic lights but that's not saying much.

Serving type: bottle

03-11-2012 04:25:08 | More by Popp24
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MikalMick

California

3/5  rDev +3.1%

06-29-2014 17:32:28 | More by MikalMick
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Kelrel9

Maryland

3/5  rDev +3.1%

07-10-2013 01:53:12 | More by Kelrel9
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SocalKicks

California

3/5  rDev +3.1%

03-07-2012 04:30:13 | More by SocalKicks
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Boone757

Maryland

3/5  rDev +3.1%

12-05-2013 06:14:17 | More by Boone757
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the_encinitan

California

3/5  rDev +3.1%

07-12-2014 21:55:05 | More by the_encinitan
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funkel81

California

3/5  rDev +3.1%

08-11-2013 19:24:08 | More by funkel81
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t0rin0

California

3/5  rDev +3.1%

10-17-2012 02:48:52 | More by t0rin0
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Floydster

California

3.05/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4.5

12 ounce bottle at Bad Dog Ale House in El Segundo

Poured into a pint glass with a golden color and a very small white head

Smell was weak and a little hint of hops and yeast

Taste was smooth, but not much to it

Very easy to drink, super light, and goes down with no problems

Low alcohol content

Serving type: bottle

09-21-2007 15:58:25 | More by Floydster
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jeffjeff1

California

3.1/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This was ok. It was good for a light beer.

Appearance- gold color, transparent

Smell- bready, nice

Taste- nice for a light beer, light flavor

Mouthfeel- thick for a light beer

Drinkability- I might drink it again. I dunno maybe, not too bad though

Serving type: bottle

06-18-2009 00:16:32 | More by jeffjeff1
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BubalooBrewMaster

Nevada

3.25/5  rDev +11.7%

04-20-2014 05:52:57 | More by BubalooBrewMaster
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tbeq00

California

3.25/5  rDev +11.7%

08-03-2012 03:40:24 | More by tbeq00
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Endless Summer Light from Karl Strauss Brewing Company
72 out of 100 based on 31 ratings.