Jersey Summer Breakfast Ale | Cricket Hill Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cricket Hill Brewing Co.
New Jersey, United States
crickethillbrewery.com

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our unfiltered Breakfast Ale is as fresh and full of flavor as a day down the shore! Fermented with Belgian ale yeast, this beer has a slightly tangy, fruity taste that pairs as well with bacon and eggs as it does with a back yard barbecue. Easy to drink with wonderful flavor, a combination that makes this beer a Summer favorite!

21 IBU

Added by maddogruss on 06-04-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
141
Reviews:
56
Avg:
3.41
pDev:
15.84%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
19
For Trade:
0
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Photo of JC333
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Timtac
3.21/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of q33jeff
1.95/5  rDev -42.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

**
07/25/15

Bottle to pint glass.

LOOK: yellow.
AROMA is sour fruit, lemon,pine.
TASTE: also sour with wheat. Some hops in the finish, fruity.
FEEL: Pretty flat.

Not awful, but not matching expectation of beer type. A bit strong for summer and breakfast.
**

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Photo of ArtZan
3/5  rDev -12%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
2.89/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Appearance: Dark amber with 2 inches of head and decent retention.

Nose: Faint aroma of malts, the tiniest whiff of Belgian yeast, but it's all barely noticeable behind the strong aroma of... dirt. Yes, dirt. This smells like a beer you just poured on the ground and then tried to sniff the mud you've just created.

Taste: Dirt. Not sure whether this was a bad batch or what but surely this beer wasn't intentionally designed to taste like this.

Mouthfeel: Mild carbonation. Did not detect any floating pieces of dirt on the tongue, which I guess is a good thing.

Overall: Well needless to say this was an outright drain-pour. The warmer it got the more pronounced the unpleasant earthy dirt flavor became. Maybe I need to get another bottle and compare.

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Photo of smithj4
3.57/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wpreynolds
1/5  rDev -70.7%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of JPowell712
3.63/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of agreenman19
3.67/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TedStrosser
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of IdrinkGas
3.63/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WOSean
3.52/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 2baguy
3.84/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I like this beer. Different from many summer beers. I like the tart and sweet taste, buy not like lemon. This is in my summer beer rotation.

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Photo of Antc2382
3.74/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I like this beer. It's light, tangy and tasty. Look is typical, golden no head really. Smells good. Taste, like I said slight tang, light, drinkable, solid carbonation, fresh. Good stuff!

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Photo of abcdefghijkyle
3.73/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of devilfluff
3.25/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of skriv
3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Anaxagoris
3.73/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of baconfromwalmart
3.32/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JohnnyForeign
3.75/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of colonia25
3.76/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of njcraftguy
4.17/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Nice - Easy drinking beer. Perfectly named Summer Ale, very smooth.

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Photo of Dominic_Decoco
3.75/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of johnnnniee
3.74/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle from jcwattsrugger, thanks for the opportunity!
Pours a hazy deep golden color with a decent sized but quickly fading bubbly white head, Sweet bready malt aroma mixed with a fair amount of light fruit and hints of spice. The flavor is sweet bready malt with a bit more yeasty flavors than the aroma suggested. Light citric tartness and fruit round us out nicely. Medium body with a moderate to high level of carbonation. A bit fuller in body than I normally associate with a summer brew, but honestly I'd rather drink this!

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Photo of LeahM
3.56/5  rDev +4.4%

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Jersey Summer Breakfast Ale from Cricket Hill Brewing Co.
3.41 out of 5 based on 141 ratings.
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