Summer Ale | The Defiant Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
The Defiant Brewing Company
New York, United States

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Summer

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Added by treehugger02010 on 06-24-2009

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Photo of maddogruss
3.25/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Got this from the brewery itself.

A: Pours a hazy, straw yellow body with a small, white head with pretty low retention and some lacing along the glass, but nothing too impressive.

S: A fruity, menthol smell (most likely from some diacetyl) with some slight, lemon undertones.

T: A juniper tasting beer with a slight, lemon taste. Lemon was more evident in the aftertaste. A slight, sweet, honey malt taste with some additional cardamom aftertaste.

M: A pretty light bodied, slightly thin, mouthfeel with a crisp, slightly dry finish.

D: A decent mouthfeel and taste combination. A decent, light, summer beer overall that seems nice to have on a nice, hot, summer day.

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Photo of treehugger02010
3.95/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I had this on-tap at Defiant Brewing Company in Pearl River, NY. It came in a 10ish ounce mug.
Appearance: The body is a cloudy yellow color. The head is white, small, no retention or lacing.
Smell: The aromas are banana, clove and tobacco.
Taste: The flavors are banana, clove and juniper leaves.
Mouthfeel: The mouthfeel is edgy.
Drinkability: This is a great beer.
Don't drink and review.

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Summer Ale from The Defiant Brewing Company
3.6 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
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