Radiant Summer Ale | Ninkasi Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ninkasi Brewing Company
Oregon, United States
ninkasibrewing.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
6% alc./vol. 40 IBUs
Millenium, Galena, Northern Brewer, Liberty hops. Dry-hopped with Liberty.

Added by msubulldog25 on 06-04-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
232
Reviews:
89
Avg:
3.48
pDev:
12.64%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
15
For Trade:
0
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Pours a nice amber with a thin cream lacing. Smells like a typical summer brew. Citrus-y. I like the color and the taste is about on point with the typical Ninkasi brews. I don't know if it's the water or what, but i feel like i can taste a Ninkasi brew 9 out of 10 times. The mouthfeel is what loses me though. Way too thin, definately needs more carbonation. Overall, not a bad brew but definately needs a bit more refining.

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3.85/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I got this in a variety pack of Ninkasi beers from Costco.

Appearance- copper color, nice size head, nice lacing

Smell- floral hops, some malt

Taste- floral, citrus hops, very nice

Mouthfeel- medium bodied

Drinkability- I thought it was very good. Definitely would drink this one again!

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Clear amber colored ale with a small white colored head. This one has a distinct orange color. It is in the spectrum I like to call IPA Orange.

Smells of toasted grain and mild herbal hops. Faint grapefruit aroma.

Starts out dry and woody. Dry and a little more bitter than I would have expected. Mildly citrus mostly grapefruit with some soda cracker toasted wheat flavor. Slightly more bitter than I would like but it is far from a bad beer.

Mouthfeel is good.

Overall a decent beer, it could be slightly less bitter but it is a good beer if you like a very dry pale ale.

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Radiant Summer Ale from Ninkasi Brewing Company
3.48 out of 5 based on 232 ratings.
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