SummerBright Ale | Breckenridge Brewery

SummerBright AleSummerBright Ale
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SummerBright AleSummerBright Ale

Brewed by:
Breckenridge Brewery
Colorado, United States

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

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3.18/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Enjoyed this 12 oz beer out of a standard pint glass.

A: Pours a light golden hue with a small white wispy lace that for a for awhile.

S: Fruity orange and wheat aroma.

T: Crisp and slightly tart flavor up front followed by a fruity middle and finished on the dry side of fruity.

M: Medium body and medium carbonation.

O: Decent beer – nothing would I grab again.

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Photo of vfgccp
3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of UltimateLivewire
3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of amishbooze
3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of Eric908
3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of TheMrFarnham
3/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of Cynic-ale
3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of OgreSanchez
3.75/5  rDev +15.7%

Photo of Stoutlad
3/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of jwps214
3/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of TWHartman
3.1/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A- sterling straw color, head recedes quickly, little lace, good level of bigger sized bubbles coming from bottom of glass.

S- cereal graininess and sweetness with lemon zest and orange pith.

T- slightly sweet attack with a crisp citrusy finish, little hop bitterness. Finish lingers for a bit with a lemony citrus complemented with a cereal grain taste

M- Moderately full, remains crisp.

O- a fine summertime slammer, the lemon/orange citrus notes are pleasantly restrained.

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Photo of Kerrie
3.5/5  rDev +8%

Photo of Snebbu
3.8/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from bottle into glass.

Appearance: Clear, pale golden with light head.

Aroma: Citrus (mostly orange)

Taste: Light flavor of a pale ale followed by citrus (definite taste of orange) with a tartness which I’m assuming comes from the lemon. Ending with a sweet taste similar to that of a wheat beer. Nice malty flavor without losing the hop-flavor and crispness of a pale ale.

Mouthfeel: Crisp yet smooth. Has a dry start, but does not linger.

Overall: Great summer brew. Light and refreshing, but still has a bit of a kick to it coming from the hops. Nice citrus flavor that is not overbearing and is fulfilling. Pleasant aftertaste (of a wheat beer with hints of hops) and does not linger too long. Just enough to remind you to take another swig.

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3.75/5  rDev +15.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +8%

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3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of Hitmanoo
2.75/5  rDev -15.1%

Photo of wertschy
3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of Lovely85
3.5/5  rDev +8%

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3/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of GABrew
3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of thecheapies
3.66/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Gold in color with a super-tight cap of white. Tiny, tiny bubbles that can't be distinguished from one another. Laces really nicely, too. Great looking beer.

Light grassy aromas with a lemony citrus tail. Golden malts and lightly herbal hops offer a nice touch. Decent.

A little "blah". Beery malts with an ale yeast bent, but hardly fruity. Some grassy, near-pilsner, maltiness. Hops are very small and sprite. Push a little lemon/orange to the surface. Mild bitterness. Finishes with that, and more crispness. Lightly English-tasting. Like a weak English Pale Ale. Nice creaminess that almost translates to the flavor. Soft and super-smooth with a backend burpy spritz, as if the dissolved gas starts to separate late in the mouthfeel.

Okay. Passable summer ale with a little character to boot. Again, it's okay.

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Photo of DrinkSlurm
3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of JHaugh
3.5/5  rDev +8%

SummerBright Ale from Breckenridge Brewery
Beer rating: 14.6% out of 100 with 632 ratings
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