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Summer Honey Ale - Big Sky Brewing Company

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271 Ratings
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Ratings: 271
Reviews: 155
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 16.07%
Wants: 4
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Big Sky Brewing Company visit their website
Montana, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
When the days get longer and the air gets warmer, we get outside quite a bit. And we build a big thirst. Summer Honey helps us shake off the winter and slakes our thirst for a refreshing brew. Summer Honey is a full-flavored summer seasonal ale. Brewed with a unique, balanced blend of spices, Northwest Hops, and Montana honey. Summer Honey is brewed during the early days of spring and released around the first of May each year. Light colored, light bodied, and very drinkable, Summer Honey sacrifices nothing to create a flavorful beer that can be enjoyed during the height of the Summer.

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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

jaydoc, Oct 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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3/5  rDev -10.7%

Abe_Froman, Aug 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

n00blar, Aug 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

CesarLopes, Aug 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

cmak316, Aug 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Daffron24, Aug 04, 2013
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3/5  rDev -10.7%

Oelschlager, Aug 04, 2013
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3/5  rDev -10.7%

Troville1990, Aug 03, 2013
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3/5  rDev -10.7%

Jmitchell3, Jul 28, 2013
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3/5  rDev -10.7%

Nohair989, Jul 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Eric908, Jul 21, 2013
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3.49/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a Dogfish Head pint glass. Pours a medium golden amber with a two finger white head that dissipates slowly to a thin cap and heavy ring around the edges. Aroma of light bready malt, grassy hops and a hint of sourness. Flavor is biscuit malt, light honey and grassy hops, finishing with grassy hop bitterness. Light flavored and otherwise unremarkable, but redeemed somewhat by the light honey in the background.

LiquidAmber, Jul 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

beergil, Jul 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

leroybrown10, Jul 16, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Glibber, Jul 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

JamLand, Jul 01, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

IDABEERGUY, Jun 25, 2013
Photo of mactrail
3.51/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Surprisingly tangy and flavorful light brew. Attractive golden color in the glass with a foamy cap that needs to be renewed with another pour, but it's nicely sudsy in the mouth. This wouldn't be mistaken for anything but a Blonde, but it has some flavor. The honey is just perceptible, but adds a pleasant background flavor.

There is a slight brisk hoppy taste with a slight bitter aftertaste. A hint of resin and something herbal. Not much to get excited about, but a decent representative of the style. A little honey and flowers in the nose. From the 12 oz bottle bought at AJ's Fine Foods in Phoenix.

mactrail, Jun 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured this American Blonde Ale from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. Poured a clear yellow color, produced a nice white head, decent retention and a nice amount of lacing left on the glass. The aroma consisted of pale malt, white pepper and a touch of honey.Medium bodied, easy to drink there was a foundation of pale malt, sweet honey and fruitiness. Dry finish. Overall, decent summer brew but there is nothing that makes this beer stand out.

GossageBrewery, Jun 21, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

jera1350, Jun 20, 2013
Summer Honey Ale from Big Sky Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 271 ratings.