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Twilight Summer Ale - Deschutes Brewery

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BA SCORE
83
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1,071 Ratings
THE BROS
80
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Ratings: 1,071
Reviews: 406
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 11.96%
Wants: 32
Gots: 65 | 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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StoicBeast

California

3/5  rDev -18.5%

06-25-2012 06:04:21 | More by StoicBeast
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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

07-12-2014 04:40:41 | More by TEdubbaD
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07-12-2014 01:58:50 | More by bitter
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jackmax

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07-10-2014 22:48:47 | More by jackmax
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07-10-2014 02:15:26 | More by Double_O
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Texas

4/5  rDev +8.7%

07-10-2014 01:34:01 | More by Fakexican
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TheMarkE

California

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Pale orange copper with a decent head and plenty of lacing. Noticeable carbonation.

Smell: Orange, bready malts.

Taste: Orange, pine, grapefruit, caramel.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, crisp, with a mild hop bitterness in the finish.

The Verdict: Good beer. Well balanced, and it has a nice orange zest without beating you over the head with bitterness. Another winner from Deschutes.

Serving type: bottle

07-09-2014 23:15:08 | More by TheMarkE
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

07-09-2014 20:23:21 | More by Kfred35
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Bushwacker393

Illinois

3/5  rDev -18.5%

07-09-2014 15:34:56 | More by Bushwacker393
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f_raud

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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

07-09-2014 02:28:05 | More by f_raud
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pat_usher

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

07-08-2014 23:04:46 | More by pat_usher
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MikeDAdams

Idaho

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

07-08-2014 02:26:37 | More by MikeDAdams
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nreed

Wyoming

3.79/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The beer poured nicely with good carbonation. It was clear, although I swear the bottle said it was bottle conditioned. The smell was mild, which I was expecting with it geared towards a summer session beer. The taste was pleasantly mild, following the smell. I could taste slight hints of citrus, but again it was quite mild. I thought it would be a good introduction beer for newbies, but my friend was not too fond of it. Overall it's a good beer for summer barbecue sessions

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2014 19:15:12 | More by nreed
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PBIU

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

07-07-2014 02:51:55 | More by PBIU
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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KAF

Iowa

3/5  rDev -18.5%

07-06-2014 16:22:36 | More by KAF
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NickThePyro

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

07-05-2014 23:18:53 | More by NickThePyro
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target88

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

07-05-2014 23:00:22 | More by target88
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4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

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Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

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Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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Oregon

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

07-04-2014 07:54:37 | More by Fuzzycuffs
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alphagnome

Iowa

3.93/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance:
Incredibly clear orange body, holds a decent white head with respectable retention and a surprising amount of lacing. Gobs of carbonation.

Aroma:
Very light aroma, but does house a nice floral hop presence backed by a bit of wheat and hay. Citrus is splashed throughout. Pleasant sweetness.

Taste:
Great hoppiness. Light pine laced with sweet floral hops usher in a simple, wheat malt base. Great balance, it not a bit on the bitter side. Nice citrusy finish with a hint of pepper.

Mouthfeel:
Light and crisp. Smooth and easy to drink with a clean finish. Refreshing!

Overall:
A superb example of what a summer beer should be. Tasty, crisp and light, this is definitely the summer beer to beat!

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2014 02:44:58 | More by alphagnome
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freshflesh

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

07-03-2014 07:51:41 | More by freshflesh
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Chris77McGrath

Ohio

3/5  rDev -18.5%

07-02-2014 18:03:32 | More by Chris77McGrath
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Twilight Summer Ale from Deschutes Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 1,071 ratings.