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

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Geary's Summer AleGeary's Summer Ale

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BA SCORE
82
good

239 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 239
Reviews: 170
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 14.88%
Wants: 13
Gots: 6 | 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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travduke

North Carolina

3.88/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Amber body, one finger of head that quickly fades leaving little lacing.

Aroma: Faint hops, sweet malt. Musky.

Taste: Hops are more present in the taste with a nicely balanced sweet malt.

Feel/Drink: Medium bodied mouthfeel, these goes down easy!

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2010 01:59:04 | More by travduke
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12 oz. bottle poured into a tulip.

Appearance: Pours a clear orange-copper with a big white head. Heavy lacing.

Aromas: Smells of buttery bread, malt, toffee, floral hops, biscuits and a little wine.

Taste: Follows the nose, and it's pretty tasty. Vinous note dominates, more than in the nose. Malt, toffee and biscuit are also up front.

Mouthfeel: More medium-bodied than I anticipated.

Overall: Nice beer. Not super "summery," but a nice, balanced, all-purpose ale with an appealing flavor profile.

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Geary's Summer Ale from D.L. Geary Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 239 ratings.