Bar Harbor Summer Ale | Atlantic Brewing Company / Mainely Meat BBQ

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Atlantic Brewing Company / Mainely Meat BBQ
Maine, United States
atlanticbrewing.com

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
Now in six pack! This ale is light and crisp, yet retains the body and character of a microbrew.

Added by lordofthewiens on 07-06-2006

BEER STATS
Ratings:
78
Reviews:
25
Avg:
3.2
pDev:
13.44%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
7
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 78 |  Reviews: 25
Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.25/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

The appearance had a golden brown colored body with a one finger small white head that died within five seconds, no lacing was seen. Carbonation was seen slowly rising in columns. The smell had some grains at the center with floral grassy notes slightly in the background. The taste was balanced between the floral grassy notes and the grains. Some corn comes out, but nothing offensive. It also slightly sweetens a bit as the beer warms. On the palate, it sat about a light with some carbonation making itself known, yet it wasn’t overbearing. It was pretty drinkable, but the ABV is unknown, so not sure what to say other than sessionable by mouthfeel. Overall, this is not a bad summer beer. I think I would have this again depending upon the circumstances.

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Photo of bigred89
3.25/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Stephan16
3.65/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of h0wdy
2.84/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3

Look - This is a dark gold colored beer with a thin head formed.
Smell - I get a smell of orange.
Taste - A soft almost bread like taste to it.
Feeling - If the goal is to sit back and down some beers just trying to chill then this is your beer. But if you want a kick then grab a pack and enjoy.
Overall - It's a fairly light beer and what else can you expect?

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Photo of hasher
3.31/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this around for a while. Poured into a tulip glass from a bottle. Good Amber color, smell = beer, taste had a sweetness to it. Wouldn't mind having this at a summer BBQ. Okay mouthfeel. Overall decent summer beer. I'd have it again.

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Photo of mthomp081
3.04/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of grahuba
3.98/5  rDev +24.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of scaliasux
2.79/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of WoostaBia
3.55/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Didier
3.52/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LXIXME
3.13/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Fitzy01
3.22/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of newbeeraday
3.75/5  rDev +17.2%

Photo of AnitaBrewski
3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of imbibehour
4/5  rDev +25%

Photo of Jesta384
3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of Mini4x
4/5  rDev +25%

Photo of prokopt2
2.28/5  rDev -28.8%

Photo of MikeHRayn
3.75/5  rDev +17.2%

Photo of tigg924
3.27/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: minimal head, gold in color, clear, low carbonation

Smell: straw, earthiness, and toasted malt

Taste: straw, earthiness, and toasted malt

Mouthfeel: medium-low carbonation, light bodied, sweet with earthiness

Overall: An above average sessionable beer. I have had better and worse in the style. I might have this again.

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Photo of Sellen
3/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of h4ger
3/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of IdrinkGas
2.75/5  rDev -14.1%

Photo of Screper
3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

Photo of heerboth
3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

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Bar Harbor Summer Ale from Atlantic Brewing Company / Mainely Meat BBQ
3.2 out of 5 based on 78 ratings.
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