Peak Organic Summer Session Ale - Peak Organic Brewing Company
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3.55/5 rDev -1.4%
Poured into a standard pint glass a dull lemony color with a thin wispy bone white head atop,muted citric hops in the nose along with some toasted grain,pleasant but again muted.Muted hops again in the flavor,present but a little light,somewhat grainy and toasted as well.I like the hoppy wheat ales like Gumballhead,and Hop Sun,and I thought this would be more in their category but it doesnt bring as much hop punch.I wish that style would reamerge.
05-26-2011 11:58:12 | More by oberon
4.38/5 rDev +21.7%
There's an excellent restaurant in Wells, ME called Joshua's with a nice bottled beer list. On a hot summer evening our server recommended this beer. Glad he did.
In a pilsner glass the beer was a gold color with a medium white head. Fair amount of lace.
Fresh, outdoors aroma. Citrus.
Lemon taste first, then wheat, and a hops kick at the end. The flavors combined well together.
A crisp, refreshing beer.
Will have this again.
07-17-2010 12:54:38 | More by lordofthewiens
3.03/5 rDev -15.8%
Enjoyed on a pleasant cool summer night.
Pours a bright yellow with a decent head. Smells a bit soapy & lemony.
Tastes light, lemony & a faint pepper. Nice balance, easy to drink. Upon more sips taste a faint bit of the big D (diacetyl) in the background...due to being brewed @ Shipyard? Lol.
Decent beer I would drink during the summer in small amounts.
06-29-2012 02:53:07 | More by SunDevilBeer
3.83/5 rDev +6.4%
12 oz bottled dated best by Oct. 2011 served in a pint glass.
Pours a hazy golden color with a 1 finger off-white head that reduces to patchy coverage rather quickly.
Smell: Fruity aroma featuring lemon and peaches. Also some biscuit/toasted grain.
T: More apricot and lemon come out in tasting. Wheat grain taste is subdued, as I prefer, mainly due to the fruitiness and the hops. The hops, with mild bitterness, come to the fore in the finish.
Medium-thin body with good, lively carbonation and a semi-dry finish.
O - A nice dry and lemony pale ale that fits the label of Summer Session Ale"
10-13-2011 01:55:55 | More by chinchill
3.59/5 rDev -0.3%
12oz bottle, the guest entry in the mixed pack from this brewer now available way up here in Alberta. I still get my ire up when I encounter a bottle with nothing but the basic gov't and origin info on the label.
This beer pours a slightly hazy, medium golden straw colour, with two fingers of bubbly, foamy, and somewhat creamy dirty white head, which leaves a few low-lying instances of cross-sectioned Swiss cheese lace around the glass as it evenly recedes.
It smells of semi-sweet cereal grain, musty lemon citrus, earthy florals, black tea, and herbal, leafy hops. The taste is more gritty, grainy pale malt, lemon floor polish, a bit of toasted wheat biscuit, softly spicy black pepper, and herbal, musty hops.
The bubbles are a tad frizzy, but at the same time generally ignorable, the body medium-light in weight, and fairly pithy and clammy in its teetering smoothness. It finishes mostly dry, the herbal nature kind of 'winning' by acclimation.
An all right pale wheat ale, I suppose, with lip service being paid to that west coast hop essence, which altogether makes for a whole is better than the sum of the parts sort of deal. Refreshing enough, and worthy of a few more go rounds, I must admit.
04-24-2013 04:11:43 | More by biboergosum
4.15/5 rDev +15.3%
Bring on the crispy, refreshing brews of summer!!
Hazy-yeller golden colors, 1" head...pretty average, good sticky coverage, good flow of bubbles and plenty of life.
honey, sweet bread maltiness at first, clover honey, white pepper and golden wheat, herbal greens, slight musty, but pretty clean. A bunch of earthy, hearty aroma's.
This one is wicked lively, crispy and very clean feeling. The flavor's are dry wheat, buttery toasted malt, basil, thyme, rye and wheat, sweet corn...good balance. Plenty of dry, crispy earthy flavor's with a bold yeast and hop combo.
This one is easy drinking with some nice complexity and bonus points for being organic. Easily one of the best overall summer session brews I've had.
06-09-2010 16:03:34 | More by GratefulBeerGuy
4.16/5 rDev +15.6%
Summer Session, very much like an APA very hoppy. Got 3 or them in a beer of the month pack. Will enjoy them. I never have heard of Peak Organic Brewing Company, but I definitely would recommend someone with access to this to try if you enjoy this style.
08-31-2013 22:07:47 | More by wiseguywood
4/5 rDev +11.1%
App:thick frothy head. Medium amber with perfect clarity
Smell: watermelon and Fruity hops. Hint if strawberries.
Taste: strong malt bill with wonderful top balance. Equal parts wheat husk and biscuit. Dry, bitter grassy hops that are a bit bland. Otherwise balanced.
A bit full bodied for a summer beer
Reminiscent of Brooklyn summer.
08-09-2010 23:14:45 | More by emsroth
4/5 rDev +11.1%
Peak Organic Summer Session Ale
A: Hazy golden body beneath a short head of bright white foam. Average head retention and lacing.
S: Hoppy: citrusy and grassy. Mild grainy malt.
T: Quite citrusy and grassy. Surprisingly hoppy. Subtly tart and lemony to the point that I had to question whether there was lemon juice added to it. Lightly malty, and gently wheat-ish. Well-balanced starting with a dollop of sweet malt upfront, becoming more tart across the middle, and finishing dry and grassy with a firm, residual bitterness.
M: Medium-light bodied and crisp with a standard carbonation level.
O: A decent summer ale that actually tastes like "beer". Hoppy and refreshing!
08-22-2011 14:48:39 | More by NeroFiddled
3.45/5 rDev -4.2%
Picked up a single at EuroMarket. For such a light beer, the Ringwood (creamy, earthy fruit) character is too heavy. There is, however, a pleasant fruity citrus burst that remind me of Citra hops and Narragansett Summer Ale. The hops are complemented by a mild, sweet wheat bread. The body is appropriately light and drinkable for session/summer beer. Worth a try if you enjoy Ringwood beers.
08-28-2011 03:25:11 | More by tempest
Peak Organic Summer Session Ale from Peak Organic Brewing Company
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