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Twilight Summer Ale - Deschutes Brewery

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BA SCORE
83
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1,115 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,115
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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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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Arizona

4/5  rDev +9%

08-27-2012 00:25:37 | More by pkmnzach
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corby112

Pennsylvania

3.4/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear golden orange color with a one finger white head that quickly settles into a thin ring. Minimal spotty lacing left behind.

Slightly earthy aroma with a balance of floral hops, light fruit and pale malt. Slight spicy and grassy with some resinous pine needle followed by bread, apple and biscuit.

On the lighter end of medium bodied with a crisp hop bite up front that lingers over the sweeter notes and pale malt into a slightly dry finish. Spicy hop flavor provides some dry bitterness that's countered by light fruit, bread and biscuit. Hop presence is stronger than nose suggests but there is some nice sweetness for balance. Hints of grass, straw, apple, pear, bread and biscuit. Well balanced and sessionable.

Serving type: bottle

08-26-2012 23:49:02 | More by corby112
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ZorroMulder

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

08-26-2012 15:13:53 | More by ZorroMulder
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ChaseTheAce

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

08-25-2012 17:51:44 | More by ChaseTheAce
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RoryOMoore

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +9%

08-25-2012 03:47:10 | More by RoryOMoore
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California

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

08-25-2012 01:51:11 | More by pepelemofo
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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

08-23-2012 01:13:00 | More by Tech_Savy
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MattyG85

Minnesota

4.33/5  rDev +18%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 12 oz. bottle into a Sam Adams "Perfect Pint" glass.
Best by 10/23/12.

Appearance: Pours a deep copper golden orange with a lot of rising bubbles. Huge five finger white head with good retention. Lots of lacing is left sticking to the glass.

Smell: A surprisingly vibrant and lively aroma for the style. Big scent of citrus up front with good hints of mango, apricot, orange, lemon, and a little grapefruit. Pale malts and wheat with hints of cracker and biscuit. Also a nice herbal and grassy hop aroma is in the mix. Smells more like an American Pale Ale than a Blond.

Taste: Like it smells, nice citrus esters and bready sweetness balanced by a good hop presence. Taste of citrus up front with notes of mango, orange peel, apricot, lemon, and grapefruit. Solid bready flavors from pale malts and wheat grains. Good notes of cracker and biscuit. A nice bitterness comes from some grassy, herbal hops. Nice full taste for the style.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied with a moderate level of carbonation. Crisp, creamy, and pretty smooth.

Overall: A really good summer beer here. This is not your typical Blond Ale. Has enough malt and hop punch in it to seem more like an American Pale Ale. Nice and vibrant while still remaining fairly light and easy drinking.

Serving type: bottle

08-22-2012 05:51:33 | More by MattyG85
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Massachusetts

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Texas

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California

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Arizona

4/5  rDev +9%

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California

4/5  rDev +9%

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California

3/5  rDev -18.3%

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Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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Twilight Summer Ale from Deschutes Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 1,115 ratings.