SummerBright Ale | Breckenridge Brewery

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74
okay
633 Ratings
THE BROS
81
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SummerBright AleSummerBright Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Breckenridge Brewery
Colorado, United States
breckbrew.com

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Enjoy Poolside or Sprinklerside. Breck Brew's SummerBright is the result. The craftsman's touch combines white wheat, two row pale and munich malt with the pacific northwest's most intriguing hops to create a bright, clean ale ideal for picnicking, evenings on the screen porch and enjoying the whims of the summer breeze.

Added by beernut7 on 08-30-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
633
Reviews:
219
Avg:
3.18
pDev:
15.41%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
90
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Zylod
3.27/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of wethorseblanket
3.12/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BeerWithMike
4/5  rDev +25.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Straight "4 out of 5's" for me on this one. Sampling right now on 12/11/15. Comes in a 12 ounce bottle. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured in to a "BUD LIGHT- OMAHA" pint glass.

Brew pours a slightly hazy golden-yellow in color with close to a 1-finger foamy white head. Spotty lacing is seen when sipped. Aroma if of 'wet hay', yeast with a hint of citrus zest. Pretty much gonna go with that for the taste also. Nice balance of flavors and goes down easy with no bitter or harsh aftertaste at all. Lighter-bodied with perfect carbonation. Overall a great tasting refreshing brew.

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Photo of khargro2
3.68/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zrockw13
5/5  rDev +57.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Jason_cs
3.08/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of reino4
3.5/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheDogHouse
3.68/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Z-man
3.31/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JNPIII127
4.49/5  rDev +41.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TTripp725
2.01/5  rDev -36.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Photo of magicmoose66
3.3/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jtnord
3.75/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BArunnerchick
3.33/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Weisenbeer
3.08/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Disappointing selection for my 100th beer reviewed. Watered down, flat, mostly tasteless. Going to the town of Breckenridge in a couple months. I won't be seeking this one out.

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Photo of jpuetz
3/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of 10Crumra
3.1/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of SitkaSteve
3.18/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

This was poured into a pint glass.
The appearance was a slightly hazy but transparent yellow color. Carbonation could be seen rising at a moderate pace to fill a white bubbly to foamy head. Stringy lacing falls into the beer.
The smell had some damp sweet hay with a little bit of bready yeast. Light citrus falls into place nicely.
The taste was sweet through some bright sweet hops. The hay comes back to roll into the aftertaste and finish.
The mouthfeel was light on the body with a pretty good sessionability about it. Carbonation is mild.
Overall, I don't mind it, but don't see it as a Summer standard. There's other options for Summer I'd rather have.

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Photo of tylerstravis
3.44/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of McAfee85
3.67/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Branlott42
3.68/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of asuburbanman
3.51/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bschmidt_37
3.2/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rorjets
3.21/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Guitars_and_beer
3.75/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

SummerBright Ale from Breckenridge Brewery
3.18 out of 5 based on 633 ratings.
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