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Twilight Summer Ale - Deschutes Brewery

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BA SCORE
83
good

1,185 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,185
Reviews: 417
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 12.26%
Wants: 33
Gots: 97 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
Available: June to September
Alc. by Vol.: 5.0%
IBUs: 35

162 calories per 12 oz serving

(Beer added by: Jason on 06-16-2004)
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Hoptometrist

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

Served from the bottle into a nonic glass.

A- Poured a clear orange color with tons of streaming carbonation and frothy white head that left glass-coating lace.

S- Lots of bright citrusy and floral hops with cracker malt backbone. Not a very strong aroma, but very crisp hop character that is very well balanced with the malt character.

T- Lots of bright citrusy and floral hops with a nice cracker malt backbone with notes of bread and caramelized sugar.

M- Very crisp, dry, refreshing, light bodied, and prickly carbonation.

O- This is a simple and incredibly enjoyable summer ale. The bright and delicate hop character blends perfectly with the malt character.

08-27-2014 02:18:57 | More by Hoptometrist
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JC95ISU

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

08-26-2014 20:12:45 | More by JC95ISU
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LukeGude

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

08-25-2014 19:04:48 | More by LukeGude
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Beernoobie

California

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

08-25-2014 01:13:50 | More by Beernoobie
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mizerasteve

California

3.4/5  rDev -7.4%

08-24-2014 23:27:21 | More by mizerasteve
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JustinSparks

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

08-24-2014 16:29:11 | More by JustinSparks
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dannykperkins

Ohio

3.68/5  rDev +0.3%

08-24-2014 16:06:47 | More by dannykperkins
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mkf629

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

08-24-2014 14:53:51 | More by mkf629
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Alexincj7


3.6/5  rDev -1.9%

08-24-2014 00:42:24 | More by Alexincj7
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Ro2124

Pennsylvania

2.4/5  rDev -34.6%

08-23-2014 01:33:24 | More by Ro2124
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MDM

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

08-22-2014 23:49:29 | More by MDM
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Jenna99

Georgia

3/5  rDev -18.3%

08-22-2014 19:17:38 | More by Jenna99
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.6/5  rDev -1.9%

12 oz bottle purchased in Eugene and consumed on the banks of Oregon’s McKenzie River.
4.25 3.3 3.5 4
Appearance: clear deep amber with a semi-durable, frothy bone-colored head. Excellent lacing.
Aroma: herbal/floral hops with a good bit of biscuit malts.
Flavor: Hop intensity in this “summer style” ale is about that of a typical APA. Fruity/herbal hops with hints of citrus. The hop load is higher than the flavor level of the malt base. Mild+ bitterness.
Feel: Lively medium carbonation. Near medium body.

08-22-2014 13:46:55 | More by chinchill
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codyb1991

Washington

3.9/5  rDev +6.3%

08-22-2014 02:03:38 | More by codyb1991
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barczar

Kentucky

3.71/5  rDev +1.1%

Brilliant deep golden with copper highlights and a frothy cream head. Aroma is zesty, with grass, light floral notes, and that signature Amarillo savory character. There's a hint of bready malt. Flavor is slightly fruity, likely attributable to specialty malt, with floral, perfumey notes, a touch of citrus, and a grassy, almost piney, earthy, crisp finish. Very clean and refreshing, though the perfumey character is somewhat overwhelming.

08-22-2014 01:31:47 | More by barczar
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RAC81

Oklahoma

3.88/5  rDev +5.7%

08-22-2014 01:21:47 | More by RAC81
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rangerred

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a slightly hazy medium copper with a half finger white head. Head retention really isn't all that great but there is some ok lacing.

Aroma really brings out some orange peel and lemon zest. Maybe a little fruit punch too. It is very juicy but not so much tropical. Very little malt in the nose.

The flavor has loads of lemon up front backed up by some orange. There is a strong graininess that quickly rushes in but it works well to balance out the hops. Just a fairly mild bitterness that lingers and helps to cleanse the palate.

Overall, a nice version of a blonde ale. Maybe a bit more hoppy than other examples but it is a great thirst quencher with good flavor to boot.

08-22-2014 00:12:27 | More by rangerred
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da_beers

Florida

3.64/5  rDev -0.8%

08-21-2014 23:44:25 | More by da_beers
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mnredsoxfan69

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

08-21-2014 17:21:25 | More by mnredsoxfan69
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Justin-m


3.92/5  rDev +6.8%

08-19-2014 01:20:02 | More by Justin-m
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Zanico

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

08-18-2014 23:06:25 | More by Zanico
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Lane_in_ID

Idaho

4/5  rDev +9%

08-17-2014 22:10:34 | More by Lane_in_ID
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jstraws


1.2/5  rDev -67.3%

08-17-2014 20:04:36 | More by jstraws
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reclaverjr

Montana

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

08-17-2014 07:00:26 | More by reclaverjr
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rxthree

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

08-17-2014 01:55:50 | More by rxthree
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Twilight Summer Ale from Deschutes Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 1,185 ratings.