Summer Session Ale | Evolution Craft Brewing Company

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Summer Session AleSummer Session Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Evolution Craft Brewing Company
Maryland, United States
evolutioncraftbrewing.com

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by mcallister on 08-21-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
160
Reviews:
27
Avg:
3.39
pDev:
13.86%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
27
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 160 |  Reviews: 27
Photo of kevintaraross
2.96/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of gobuccos
3.31/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jlrejenkins
3.6/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Nice Summer drinking beer for the beach.

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Photo of MGibbons
3.69/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of VeganUndead
3.42/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

I honestly think I enjoyed this more than I thought I would because it wasn't a true to style blonde. A bit more grainy and hoppy than a purist, but not bad

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Photo of Satsuma
3.6/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of gruves33
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jkrug5
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RyanByorick
4.18/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of grahuba
3.77/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of epyon396
3.73/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Full disclosure: I am not reviewing this as a blonde ale. I'm taking everything at face value.

Semi-cloudy straw color with a one inch fluffy white head. About half of it dissipated and left a solid ring around the edge of the glass.

Tons of citrus in the nose. Orange and lemon peels. Very floral and bright. Almost artificial, but it reels it in.

An insane amount of lemon and citrus. Slight hop bitterness. A little mineraly and unrefined. Again, borderline artificial.

Soft and somewhat boring feel. Light carbonation.

Given the average and preceding reviews, I was expecting absolute junk, but this isn't a bad beer. I was pleasantly surprised.

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Photo of bigred89
3.25/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of XsoldoutX
3/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Dur921
3.6/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Griggsy
3.25/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tone77
3.3/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle. Has a golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is mild, floral. Taste is lemons, floral hops, some tartness, not really what I expect from this style. Feels medium/light in the mouth and overall a refreshing beer, but otherwise mediocre.

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Photo of Rojada1988
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dbwhy
3.65/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hozersr
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of foghornleghorn22
3.73/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 6thstreetbrewpub
3.67/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Loveyourbeer
3/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of wander4
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dodge408
3.03/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of hophugger
3.31/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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Summer Session Ale from Evolution Craft Brewing Company
3.39 out of 5 based on 160 ratings.
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