Summer Ale | Back East Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Back East Brewing Company
Connecticut, United States
backeastbrewing.com

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
A hoppy blonde ale with Citra, Simcoe & Galaxy hops.

Added by Jason on 05-06-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
81
Reviews:
10
Avg:
3.91
pDev:
11.51%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
30
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 81 |  Reviews: 10
Photo of psweendogg
3.92/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of lic217
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Look: Slightly hazy, nice head, lots of lacing, light orange color
Smell: Malt, bread, citrus
Taste: Orange citrus, resin/pine, bready, starts sweet, ends with a pleasant bitterness
Feel: Very drinkable, but not thin, prickly carbonation
Overall: Great beer, very drinkable and flavorful.

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Photo of RickyBfromCT
3.29/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Patbrown2
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Davepoolesque
3.97/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Out of a can and into a wine glass. hazy, golden in color. 1 finger, tight white head. Light, crisp and bitter. Some sweetness. Some wheat and fruity flavors. Not really flavorful or particularly good, but it's ok on this hot day. Summer sipper for sure.

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Photo of CTbrew32
3.34/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.71/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Abragg3
1.93/5  rDev -50.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Photo of JorgesThemeSwimming
3.52/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeeHoppy860
3.54/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PatGreer
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PatrickCT
3.77/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Stum-pub
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hopley
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Burkbom23
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SuomiHobbit
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Simcoe apparent in aroma but not prominent in the taste. Bitterness lingers, but not unpleasantly. A fine summer quencher, and a cool looking can!

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Photo of DrStiffington
3.77/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of smutty33
3.69/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of arnulfooxblood
4.13/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ultra-Plinian
4.16/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BoozyBear
3.85/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PoppinTabs
3.97/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Enjoyed this on a hot humid day. Perfect to beat the heat. Just enough juicy hop flavor to please the taste buds but modest enough to make this a good crushable summer beer

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Photo of BranfordBound
3.77/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Had out of the 12oz can into a nonic pint glass. Light straw color on this with a white head and good lacing all around. Not a very strong aroma, some light malts, hints of sweetness. Taste is a lot like a hoppy pilsner, kind of like Prima Pils. Gentle cracker malts and some bitter hops that have some grassiness and a bit of juice. A nice summer ale, indeed.

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Photo of BigZ2214
4.34/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cp45
3.96/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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Summer Ale from Back East Brewing Company
3.91 out of 5 based on 81 ratings.
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