Atwater Summer Time Ale | Atwater Brewery

Atwater Summer Time AleAtwater Summer Time Ale
BA SCORE
5.4%
Liked This Beer
2.79 w/ 56 ratings
Atwater Summer Time AleAtwater Summer Time Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Atwater Brewery
Michigan, United States
atwaterbeer.com

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by StoutHunter on 07-01-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,039
Reviews:
9
Ratings:
56
Liked:
3
Avg:
2.79/5
pDev:
24.73%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
6
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 56 |  Reviews: 9
Photo of red94tt
3/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Griggsy
3.5/5  rDev +25.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of scmtim
3.33/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DanGeo
1.93/5  rDev -30.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Photo of superspak
3.43/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, bottled in 4/2015. Pours slightly hazy deep orange/copper color with a 2 finger dense off white head with good retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass, with sole light streaming carbonation. Aromas of lemon, pear, apple, wheat, cracker, toasted biscuit, herbal, grass, pepper, and yeast earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance of lemon, earthy spice, bready malt, and fruity yeast notes; with solid strength. Taste of lemon, pear, apple, wheat, cracker, toasted biscuit, herbal, grass, pepper, and yeast earthiness. Moderate herbal/spicy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of lemon, pear, apple, wheat, cracker, toasted biscuit, herbal, grass, pepper, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Good balance and robustness of lemon, earthy spice, bready malt, and fruity yeast flavors; with a good malt/bitter spice balance and minimal cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, crisp, and moderately creamy/bready/sticky mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is very well hidden with zero warming present after the finish as expected of 5%. Overall this was a solid spiced wheat ale. All around good robustness and balance of lemon, earthy spice, bready malt and fruity yeast flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. Tasted like a bit of a darker kolsch style, the lemon character was not too big. A fairly enjoyable offering.

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Photo of Segelstrom
3.56/5  rDev +27.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of XsoldoutX
3/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Kerrie
2.9/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of EvTocz
3.09/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Rsneedham
4.76/5  rDev +70.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Very good. Excellent smell and finish.

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Photo of jmdrpi
3.29/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12 oz bottle. Not sure why this is listed under fruit beer, I guess the added lemon? Not much flavor, just a touch lemon citrus. Bland, but not bad. thin and fizzy.

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Photo of n2492004
2.75/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Monsta-beer-drinker
2.78/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of jtslankard
2.6/5  rDev -6.8%

Photo of Michael914
2/5  rDev -28.3%

Photo of DruC4
2.5/5  rDev -10.4%

Photo of JPowell712
1.03/5  rDev -63.1%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

This was a terrible beer. It tasted like PINESOL! It had a really harsh taste like a chemical or artificial taste and it left your mouth feeling parched. I say avoid this beer, unless your cleaning the drains of your sink.

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Photo of cb8282
3.5/5  rDev +25.4%

Photo of MaxPowers
2.25/5  rDev -19.4%

Photo of webmanspidey
2.5/5  rDev -10.4%

Photo of Gemini6
3/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of Szatski
2.75/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.25/5  rDev +16.5%

Photo of Latarnik
2.75/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of clager
2.5/5  rDev -10.4%

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Atwater Summer Time Ale from Atwater Brewery
Beer rating: 5.4% out of 100 with 56 ratings
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