Super Nova Summer Fest | Empyrean Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Empyrean Brewing Company
Nebraska, United States
empyreanbrewingco.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
Easy drinking with hints of sweet corn, bread and caramel, finishing with a blast of citrus hop character and just enough crisp to balance the sweet. It's a toast to rolling surf, Baja hoodies, beach BBQs and the elusive green flash.

35 IBU

Added by budgood1 on 07-22-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
58
Reviews:
9
Avg:
3.31
pDev:
17.22%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
7
For Trade:
0
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3.82/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.63/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.52/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed from the 12 oz bottle in a snifter via a friend from work----Thanks Randy
This summer ale pours a hazy golden orange with a moderate head of white foam that dissipates to a thin ring, thin layer, and light lacing. Nose of lemon zest, fresh spicy hops, light grain notes, and moderate sweet malts. Flavors follow the nose with sweet caramel and a cereal grain note on the front and sides, followed by light sweet malts and fading on the back to a spicy and zesty hop presence and light lemon notes. Good carbonation keeps this one lively with a dry finish. Lingering bitterness in the aftertaste and a light grain note on the end.
A decent brew with good sessionability.

Cheers

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3.06/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.04/5  rDev -8.2%
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3.4/5  rDev +2.7%
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3.25/5  rDev -1.8%
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3.03/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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3.53/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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12oz bottle in a nonic pint glass.

A- Yellow-gold color, splash of orange sun, 1/2F white head, some rings of lacing. Lively carb, unfiltered look.

S- Light toasted malt, dry white bread. Nothing sweet about it. Some floral hops.

T- Light, dry malts. Floral and fruit hops.

M- easy drinking, medium body, sturdy. Lasting hops, not bitter.

O- Surfer Ale from NE? OK, why not!

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4.04/5  rDev +22.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

Lager yeast at ale temperature. Corn flakes used per Empyrean representative

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3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

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3/5  rDev -9.4%

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Super Nova Summer Fest from Empyrean Brewing Company
3.31 out of 5 based on 58 ratings.
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