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Twilight Summer Ale - Deschutes Brewery

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BA SCORE
81
good

1,258 Ratings
THE BROS
79
okay

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Ratings: 1,258
Reviews: 425
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 12.26%
Wants: 34
Gots: 112 | 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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Ratings: 1,258 | Reviews: 425 | Display Reviews Only:
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1.2/5  rDev -67.3%

jstraws, Aug 17, 2014
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1.25/5  rDev -65.9%

Joe1019, Aug 15, 2013
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1.75/5  rDev -52.3%

Miami66, May 24, 2014
Photo of acelin
1.8/5  rDev -51%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

I cannot really say much about this beer. The smell was all hops, and tasted like that too. No malt at all, it was like choking down hop extract . Very astringent. I wonder if I bought a bad bottle; however, it was at a Portland beer store with a high turnover so I doubt it had gone bad.

acelin, Jun 02, 2011
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2/5  rDev -45.5%

Xarenthel, Jul 23, 2012
Photo of Buebie
2.15/5  rDev -41.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

My bottle is different then the one in the pic, which means mine is better.
Freshness date of 9/3/10

Brown bottle poured into a pub glass. About an inch of off white head, quick to recede, leaving a thin collar of retention. Color is mich golden transparent yellow.

Not much for aroma here. Hay field without the cow shit.

Taste, well, the bottle describes a heavy dose of hops. I think its more anorexic then heavy. I get aspirin and talcum powder.
Little to no taste at all....I can taste the water and it tastes extra watery.

Glad I only bought a single bottle, wont be doing this one again. A self proclaimed apa that seems to stray from the style.

Buebie, Jun 25, 2010
Photo of Tragedymojo
2.18/5  rDev -40.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

With all of the malt upfront in this beer you would expect some sweetness, yet this beer didn't offer that or any really distinctive malt flavor. The hops are acceptable but finish dry and astringent. It left me thirstier than when I started which isn't ideal for a summer brew.

Tragedymojo, Jul 27, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -38.7%

Beer21, May 09, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -38.7%

McSully, Jul 22, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -38.7%

Moose90, Sep 19, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -38.7%

kchannel9, Aug 30, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -38.7%

antichuckmoore, Jul 18, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -38.7%

2neardead, May 28, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -38.7%

Old-Moldy, Jul 30, 2014
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2.4/5  rDev -34.6%

Ro2124, Aug 23, 2014
Photo of justintcoons
2.48/5  rDev -32.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured into a pint glass.

A: Pours clear gold with 2-3 fingers of fluffy white head. Light carbonation.

N: Not too much going on in the nose. Very light Pilsner-like malts and that's pretty much it.

T: Incredibly light flavor. I can only taste pilsner malts along with a slight floral bitterness. Maybe a zip of pine?

M: Light-medium bodied, creamy and smooth.

O: Muh. Very bland. Not much going on at all. Miller-Bud-Coors drinking would probably like this.

justintcoons, May 19, 2012
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2.48/5  rDev -32.4%

KerryCummins1977, Sep 19, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

jason_nwx, Sep 24, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

ElfKicker, Oct 06, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

kendrid, Aug 02, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

olliegaff, Sep 14, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

ajohnso8, Jun 23, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

Veebz, Jul 13, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

wilfmaster, May 05, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

clfrost, Sep 06, 2014
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Twilight Summer Ale from Deschutes Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 1,258 ratings.