Twilight Summer Ale | Deschutes Brewery

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Twilight Summer AleTwilight Summer Ale

Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery
Oregon, United States

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
Available: June to September
Alc. by Vol.: 5.0%
IBUs: 35

162 calories per 12 oz serving

Added by Jason on 06-16-2004

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.58/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A - Looks beautiful in the glass, almost like an amber with thick, creamy white head

S - Smells of a good summer beer, malty, citrus

T - Not what I was expecting from the smell, a bit hoppier than the smell implied. More flavor than most summer brews. Pine, wood, fruit. Not necessarily a good thing but not bad. Couldn't put my finger on what stood out more... Another reviewer described it as a "pale amber" and I'll steal that. Pretty accurate.

M - Thick, creamy, carbonated on tongue... Not light and citrusy like most summer beers. Again, not your typical summer beer.

O - I wanted to like this one more than I did. Can't pinpoint what it is I didn't really go crazy for. Think I wanted a nice summer brew like Oberon or 312 but instead was surprised by the different flavors this one packs. Definitely not a bad beer. Drank it pretty easily. Just probably won't add it to my summer beer list. To be honest, I was reminded more of Fall than I was Summer when drinking this.

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1.25/5  rDev -66.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of larryarms847
3.52/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a nice golden yellow with a slightly orange hue and a finger of white foam.

Orangey, caramel sweetness, toasted malts.

Not a lot going on, subtle citrusy notes but nothing much else.

Light-bodied, crisp, light, nice soft carbonation.

Overall, this one was a swing and a miss for Deschutes.

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3/5  rDev -18.7%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -32.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Twilight Summer Ale from Deschutes Brewery
3.69 out of 5 based on 1,470 ratings.
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