Samuel Adams Summer Ale

Shorty @ Yard House.

A sink full of Samuel Adams Summer Ale and Shiner Ruby Redbird (20140517)

I wrote: "My sister's Samuel Adams Summer Ale. I can smell the citrusness. Very crisp. Refreshing. Slight orange citrus. Definitely fit for summer. Nice balance."

I like how my impressions match the website's beer profile.

Yard House:
5.8% Drink Anderson Valley Boont Amber Ale
9.0% Drink Yard House Belgian Amber Tripel
5.3% Drink Samuel Adams Summer Ale
4.3% Drink Kilkenny Irish Cream Ale



I wrote: "Samuel Adams Summer Ale. Refreshing. [L. P. Steamers]" 9:11PM ET


I wrote: "Samuel Adams Summer Ale is decently refreshing." 5:58PM ET

I wrote: "This Samuel Adams Summer Ale (draft) is only a light dose of summer. In other words, it mostly tastes like your average bottle of Samuel Adams with a just a bit of citrus flavoring. Meh. I'm unimpressed." 8:39PM ET


Samuel Adams Summer Ale

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Website Information:
Flavor: Crisp, tangy, and refreshing. Slight citrus and spicy flavor
Color: Golden with a slight veil, 6 SRM
Original Gravity: 12.3° Plato
Alcohol by Vol/Wt: 5.3%ABV - 4.1%ABW
Calories/12 oz.: 166
IBUs: 7
Malt Varieties: Samuel Adams two-row pale malt blend and malted wheat (formerly two-row Harrington, Metcalfe, and Copeland pale malts, and malted wheat)
Hop Variety: Hallertau Mittelfrueh Noble hops
Special Ingredients: Lemons and Grains of Paradise
Yeast Strain: Samuel Adams ale yeast
Availability: Seasonal (April - August)
First Brewed: 1995

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