Deschutes Brewery – Twilight Summer Ale

Deschutes Brewery - Twilight Summer Ale

Deschutes BreweryTwilight Summer Ale

Golden Ale
ABV: 5.0%
IBU: 35
Best By Date: 9/12/15
Tasting on: 7/3/15
Glass: Craft Pint

Aroma: Overtones of grapefruit. Undertones of grassy and floral hops, citrus. 9/10

Appearance: Deep gold with honey and straw highlights. Off-white head. Good clarity. 8.5/10

Flavor: Moderate to high bitterness in the beginning followed by bubblegum in the middle. The beer ends with notes of citrus and a hint of citrus-like sourness. The aftertaste is clean with some lingering bitterness. 18.5/20

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation. No alcohol. 9/10

Overall Impression: The transition from hop bitterness to bubble gum to sour at the end makes for a beer that captures elements from several popular summer styles and combines them in an appearance reminiscent of a summer sunset. 46.5/50

Final Score: 93%

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