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Twilight Summer Ale - Deschutes Brewery

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BA SCORE
83
good

1,166 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,166
Reviews: 413
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 12.26%
Wants: 34
Gots: 90 | 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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Meyers1023

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

08-07-2014 04:27:48 | More by Meyers1023
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therealsikes

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

08-06-2014 22:54:25 | More by therealsikes
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bwood06

Illinois

3.65/5  rDev -0.5%

A - Golden orange with a slight haze. Head dissipates quickly to a thin lacing.

S - Grapefruit with other citrus. Well hopped. Malt seems to make more of an appearance farther down the glass.

T - Acidic first taste with grapefruit. Grapefruit is present throughout entire tasting profile. Slightly bitter when swallowing. Nice taste of a sweet, biscuity malt.

M - Very crisp and dry. Finishes very clean with very little aftertaste.

O - Great beer for a hot summer's day. Nice grapefruit flavor. Very refreshing.

08-05-2014 23:02:47 | More by bwood06
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Brenden

Ohio

3.83/5  rDev +4.4%

This one is nearly orange with a deep golden glow through its body, a heavy chill haze mostly clearing up through the course of the session. It's still only translucent, though, but quite bright despite it. The head is very creamy, starting at a full finger and falling pretty slowly to a foam that leaves an equally creamy ring with some thickness and stick to it, followed mostly by lighter spotting.
Nice, bright citrusy hops greet the nose with both a sweeter complement of light fruits under the medium-dry biscuit-like malts notes and a very light bitterness of a more resinous nature. I get something almost like powdered sugar, too, with some very mature treated tobacco leaf.
The taste brings more of the sweetness but a touch more pith countering with a little more pine-like bitterness. There's a bit of an earth/leaf combination, too, before finishing more powdery, sweet and somehow mildly bitter at the same time.
There's a very gentle bite in the feel, and it starts on the tongue leaning sweeter before hitting semi-dry and keeping light dryness on the tongue the rest of the way. Crispness nips lightly and doesn't give out, while smoothness comes through nicely.

08-05-2014 18:54:52 | More by Brenden
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JeffSK

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

08-05-2014 00:59:30 | More by JeffSK
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Johnroby

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

08-04-2014 20:30:29 | More by Johnroby
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Acubflem

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

08-04-2014 17:19:28 | More by Acubflem
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bismarksays

Iowa

3/5  rDev -18.3%

08-03-2014 21:19:05 | More by bismarksays
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JoelClark

Idaho

3/5  rDev -18.3%

08-03-2014 05:03:51 | More by JoelClark
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cdean801

California

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

08-03-2014 04:46:51 | More by cdean801
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WileyCoyote


4/5  rDev +9%

08-03-2014 02:21:34 | More by WileyCoyote
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Redstar137

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9%

08-02-2014 22:08:20 | More by Redstar137
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kew

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

08-02-2014 02:11:51 | More by kew
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Bowers-Brew

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

08-01-2014 22:39:16 | More by Bowers-Brew
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MNBeerGeek

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

08-01-2014 21:29:55 | More by MNBeerGeek
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Admbmb92

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

07-31-2014 18:47:47 | More by Admbmb92
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Fitzpat4

California

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

07-31-2014 17:07:47 | More by Fitzpat4
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david131

California

4/5  rDev +9%

07-31-2014 04:46:13 | More by david131
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stanale

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

07-31-2014 04:17:39 | More by stanale
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acslatersbtb

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

07-31-2014 01:10:20 | More by acslatersbtb
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sundevil21

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

07-30-2014 23:25:04 | More by sundevil21
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TheBeerAlmanac

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

07-30-2014 21:07:41 | More by TheBeerAlmanac
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Mark-Leggett

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

07-30-2014 15:59:58 | More by Mark-Leggett
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chossboss

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

07-30-2014 03:53:16 | More by chossboss
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Old-Moldy

Florida

2.25/5  rDev -38.7%

07-30-2014 03:09:54 | More by Old-Moldy
Twilight Summer Ale from Deschutes Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 1,166 ratings.