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Peak Organic Fall Summit Ale - Peak Organic Brewing Company

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82
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126 Ratings
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Ratings: 126
Reviews: 58
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 14.72%
Wants: 2
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Peak Organic Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
This autumn ale is a showcase of the mighty Summit hop. Our friend Jason grows amazing Summits that combine pine, spice and captivating citrus aromas. A good dose of toasted malts provides warm, rich flavors to contrast the hops on the front palate. Cold fermentation gives a surprisingly crisp finish. We hope you enjoy this unique fall brew.

64 IBU

(Beer added by: obireidkenobi on 09-10-2010)
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GFD400

New York

4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

10-05-2013 00:37:53 | More by GFD400
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csmartin6

New York

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

09-29-2013 19:48:24 | More by csmartin6
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HattedClassic

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

09-29-2013 18:37:49 | More by HattedClassic
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plaid75

New York

3.51/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On draft at The Lark, East Northport, NY.

Poured a copper hue with a one finger foamy white head. There was decent retention and lacing.

The smell featured a light caramel and slight grassy hop.

The taste consisted of light toasted malts and a grassy hop.

The mouthfeel was typical of the style.

Overall a serviceable amber.

Serving type: on-tap

09-27-2013 02:11:47 | More by plaid75
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mlefebvre7

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

09-22-2013 19:39:34 | More by mlefebvre7
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DrewBest

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

09-21-2013 23:21:48 | More by DrewBest
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davet100

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -23.6%

09-19-2013 20:58:41 | More by davet100
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pisano

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

09-18-2013 17:57:14 | More by pisano
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EatonHops

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

09-15-2013 05:28:00 | More by EatonHops
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utopiajane

New York

2.94/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

This beer poured a dark copper color the color of deep wood. Had a light off white head of thick foam that fell slowly. Clear and had streaming effervescence.

Nose was very much like an IPA. Had some pine, grapefruit way in back and a succulent hop cone scent. Bread and a sweet malt. The taste was dark toasted malt with dark caramel. it had a pungent leafy vegetal quality that I really did not like. It was bitter but not extremely bitter. It had an oniony quality that took over the beer. Malt took on smoky meat like quality and was overly toasted and dark tasting. It then developed the taste of sour or rancid walnuts. It left a terrible sour aftertaste. Bitter, onion and a bunch of flavors that just didn't go well together. Dark caramel doesn't go with onion.

This was a beer that could not make up it's mind. To go towards the dark qualities or the light . It had potential but each characteristic failed in some way. The mouthfeel was strangely oily and slick. It had a metallic taste underneath all that that was just noticeable. it was not a harvest or fall beer, it was not and IPA it was not a dark beer. It was some kind of conglomeration of elements from each of these and failed to be any one of them.

Serving type: bottle

09-13-2013 15:58:36 | More by utopiajane
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Wutface

Maine

3.2/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A. Ligh copper color with a decent ivory head and appealing lacing.

S. A slighty fruity malt, with a hint of citrus. Enticing.

T. Disappointing, slight of metallic. A hint of cat piss.

M. Light, dances on the tongue.

O. I was told and expected a solid amber. Everything up to the point of tasting lead me to believe it would be a good, if not wonderful beer. It looked right (a bit light) it smelled great. The mouthfeel was wonderful until I was suddenly put aback by the godawful taste. It was if it had been poured on pennies and barbed wire and left to sit.

It was stored properly at the site I purchased it, so if it had been improperly stored, it was the distributor. (I work at the location where I bought it.)

I will most definitely try it again, as it's kind of like an almost "off" brie I once bought. Everything lead me to believe it was a good wheel, except this slight hint of cat piss. I ate about half of it before deciding it wasn't for me and returned it. (A shame this was my first review on BA, as I use it as a reference as the bros are nearly always spot on.)

Serving type: bottle

09-12-2013 05:12:25 | More by Wutface
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BostonHops

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

09-08-2013 13:54:42 | More by BostonHops
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rderedin

Maine

2.25/5  rDev -37.5%

09-07-2013 21:06:17 | More by rderedin
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

2.25/5  rDev -37.5%

09-07-2013 05:20:15 | More by ygtbsm94
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greenboat

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

09-01-2013 22:02:02 | More by greenboat
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AnitaBrewski

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

08-26-2013 09:36:32 | More by AnitaBrewski
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RedneckBeerz

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

03-17-2013 08:25:28 | More by RedneckBeerz
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SPRichard

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

01-21-2013 22:59:07 | More by SPRichard
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rusty3335

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +11.1%

01-15-2013 17:24:19 | More by rusty3335
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Peg2009

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +25%

12-31-2012 01:59:16 | More by Peg2009
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BlurryVisi0n

New York

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Served in a pint glass.

Appearance: Straight amber, light bubbles on the frame, with an initial head that is maybe 1/4" white right off the body.

Smell: light hops coming strong at first bit dissipates little quickly. Floral scent is there before taking a sip.

Taste: little bitter and and has a piney feel to it that will make IPA lovers appreciate a good brew. To call this an amber is just a compliment, it is very close if not already an IPA.

Mouth: medium to heavy carbonation, floral after taste just resets your palates after the first sip.

Overall: for what it's advertised it can be so much more. But still a very good brew and will buy again if I see. Salud!

Serving type: bottle

11-19-2012 23:22:27 | More by BlurryVisi0n
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Rekrule

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

11-17-2012 00:51:50 | More by Rekrule
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tpauer

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +11.1%

11-11-2012 18:56:32 | More by tpauer
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Chugs13

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

11-10-2012 21:36:48 | More by Chugs13
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KTCamm

New Jersey

3.48/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a twelve ounce bottle into a pint glass. Pours medium dark amber with fluffy persistent white foam. Firm malty hop nose. Notes of pine. Taste is an interesting hop/malt blend. Really laces. Bready and earthy - buttery at times. Feels a tad glommed together.

Serving type: bottle

11-10-2012 13:46:19 | More by KTCamm
Peak Organic Fall Summit Ale from Peak Organic Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 126 ratings.