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Geary's Summer Ale - D.L. Geary Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

243 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 243
Reviews: 170
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 14.88%
Wants: 13
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
D.L. Geary Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
The style of this ale is traditionally European, similar to a German kolsch: full bodied with a spicy hop tang and a rich, crystal clear golden color. Alcohol content is approximately 6% by volume.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-10-2001)
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Darkale

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I look forward to this beer every year. To me, calling it a summer beer is not quite right, because many summer beers are pallid, insipid, wimpy little things, and this beer could stand on its own at any time during the year. Crisp and biscuity, just slightly sour but also smooth, it has moderate heft and the ability to go from ice cold to warm without losing attractiveness. Its slightly oily mouthfeel makes me slink toward the fridge for another.

Serving type: bottle

05-17-2006 23:10:49 | More by Darkale
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Geary's Summer Ale from D.L. Geary Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 243 ratings.