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Twilight Summer Ale - Deschutes Brewery

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BA SCORE
83
good

1,113 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,113
Reviews: 409
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 11.99%
Wants: 33
Gots: 76 | 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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f_raud

California

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

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

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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

Idaho

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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

Wyoming

3.79/5  rDev +3.3%
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 +2.2%

07-07-2014 02:51:55 | More by PBIU
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Schmidty3

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

07-07-2014 01:43:45 | More by Schmidty3
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KAF

Iowa

3/5  rDev -18.3%

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

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

07-05-2014 23:00:22 | More by target88
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Quinnspub1

California

4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

07-05-2014 19:43:43 | More by Quinnspub1
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tymoe4

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

07-05-2014 01:45:03 | More by tymoe4
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gutbuster

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

07-05-2014 00:00:03 | More by gutbuster
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Fuzzycuffs

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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

Iowa

3.93/5  rDev +7.1%
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 -4.6%

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

Ohio

3/5  rDev -18.3%

07-02-2014 18:03:32 | More by Chris77McGrath
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Noonan425

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

07-02-2014 00:27:34 | More by Noonan425
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kybeerdrinker

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

06-29-2014 23:52:53 | More by kybeerdrinker
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Canada_Dan

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

06-29-2014 20:25:39 | More by Canada_Dan
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BB1313

Ohio

3.45/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Best by 8/7/14. 12oz bottle poured into a tulip. Pours a hazy burnt orange with a small white head that fades leaving nice retention and lacing. The aromas are full of citrus. I'm pretty sure this is hopped with Amarillo, but I feel like I'm picking up Citra. Lots of orange marmalade. Some malts in the aromas as well. Some bread. Smells fine. The flavors are earthy and has a nice bitterness to it. Tons of caramel. Some orange zest and grapefruit is in the mix. Some lime. Some pine. Lots of grass. Clean and bitter. Mouthfeel is very nice. It's light, but has some body to it. It has active carbonation and is pretty creamy and fluffy. Crisp and sharp stuff. Pretty smooth. Good for the summer.

This is a pretty solid summer brew. It's nothing mindblowing, but it's well crafted and works well with the hot weather. It's definitely hoppier than I expected.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2014 18:46:12 | More by BB1313
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Karibourgeois

Texas

3/5  rDev -18.3%

06-29-2014 18:42:34 | More by Karibourgeois
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WDJersey

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

06-28-2014 23:30:18 | More by WDJersey
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NickSMpls

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

06-28-2014 23:11:56 | More by NickSMpls
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Hohnbaum

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

06-28-2014 23:02:53 | More by Hohnbaum
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HoppySeb

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

06-28-2014 20:08:26 | More by HoppySeb
Twilight Summer Ale from Deschutes Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 1,113 ratings.