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Summit Frost Line Rye - Summit Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

145 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 145
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 10.9%
Wants: 0
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Summit Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: vespahulb on 01-27-2014)
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hilgart1

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

04-05-2014 02:07:31 | More by hilgart1
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TomSeit79

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +6.4%

04-03-2014 02:00:20 | More by TomSeit79
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Piske41

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

04-01-2014 19:27:37 | More by Piske41
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barnzy78

Illinois

3.66/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle, date stamp smudged
L - copper brown with a creamy light beige head that holds good retention
S - brown malts, brown sugar, caramel, toffee, earthy rye
T - sweet, brown sugar, molasses, nut, spicy earthy rye
F - medium, smooth, finishes semi-dry with some modest bitterness
O - easy drinking rye beer. Nothing spectacular, but it's good.

Serving type: bottle

04-01-2014 04:08:34 | More by barnzy78
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zeff80

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

03-31-2014 01:03:07 | More by zeff80
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oscarthebrody

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

03-30-2014 21:12:19 | More by oscarthebrody
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feloniousmonk

Minnesota

3.76/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Summit Frost Line Rye. "Break winter's grip with a robust, spicy ale." Sounds good. Ingredients: Water, Barley malt, rye malt, yeast, hops. Brewed and bottled by Summit Brewing Company, St. Paul, MN, 12 fl. oz. ale. No ABV given. I'm going to guess it's between 5 and 6.

Clear, auburn-hued, with a solid, creamy white head.

Aroma: lightly hoppy, malt-forward, rye spicy. Bread-y malt and floral hops co-mingle.

Taste: Rye malt takes center stage now. Spicy, bread-y flavor cover over all else. Tingles the tongue, delights the palate. Stays long in the mouth, begs for another sip and gulp. Just enough of a warmer, without being too deep or dark.

Hey, how about some gobbledygook from the 12-pack packaging? "Hidden in the cold ground in the dark of winter lie little seeds of hope. So, to help hasten the spring thaw, we give you an ale bursting with the spicy goodness of malted rye and floral, citrusy hops. An in-between-season seasonal, if you will. Enjoy!"

I do enjoy. It's a good beer, and I can drink it. Very session-able, very warm, peppery, and tasty. Indeed, it's a fine in-between-er. Not quite this, more than that. It also dances around style designations in an admirable way. I like it.

Serving type: bottle

03-29-2014 22:32:44 | More by feloniousmonk
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TooGood

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

03-28-2014 00:10:30 | More by TooGood
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bigbeers84

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +6.4%

03-24-2014 22:54:36 | More by bigbeers84
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DiggerDahl

North Dakota

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

03-24-2014 20:00:25 | More by DiggerDahl
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herman77

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

03-24-2014 01:34:54 | More by herman77
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CCutch

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

03-23-2014 02:31:48 | More by CCutch
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Wetenkamp

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -26.9%

03-22-2014 12:41:35 | More by Wetenkamp
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GeezLynn

Minnesota

3.89/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours out a clear bronze shade with some nice white suds. Right out of the bottle, it’s pretty hoppy – floral and herbal, but with a minute or so in the glass becomes very malty. The rye is obvious and it also smells chocolately. Enjoying this.

As I a take a sip, the first thing that stands out is the mouthfeel – good body, somewhat chewy with tranquil carbonation.
Flavor took a little longer to get a handle on. Herbal oregano-like hop bitterness, earthy rye, somewhat roasted. A bit of chocolate/nutty flavor. Lots of lingering bitterness on the finish. On the dry side.

Nice for something different - like it, but don’t love it. But no one should be complaining about not being able to taste the rye in this beer. I see one more 6pack in my future.

Serving type: bottle

03-22-2014 03:10:31 | More by GeezLynn
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TubbyDullard

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +6.4%

03-22-2014 02:21:18 | More by TubbyDullard
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PickwickHopz

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +6.4%

03-19-2014 16:31:34 | More by PickwickHopz
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Snow81

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

03-16-2014 21:27:47 | More by Snow81
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richaa01

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +6.4%

03-16-2014 20:26:25 | More by richaa01
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MNBeer1017

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

03-16-2014 04:02:44 | More by MNBeer1017
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zeledonia

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -26.9%

03-14-2014 04:44:24 | More by zeledonia
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TEdubbaD

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

03-14-2014 03:07:36 | More by TEdubbaD
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Jason

Massachusetts

3.74/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12oz brown bottle with a freshness date.

Deep brassy hue, clear with a good sudsy lacing. Full on rye jacket is toasty and spicy throughout. Just enough hop bitterness with some floral and soft citrusy flavor. One of the better Rye Beers I've had in a while.

Serving type: bottle

03-14-2014 00:54:51 | More by Jason
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starshockey9

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

03-11-2014 04:14:15 | More by starshockey9
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Kunstman

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

03-09-2014 04:17:22 | More by Kunstman
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elec

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +6.4%

03-09-2014 02:37:00 | More by elec
Summit Frost Line Rye from Summit Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 145 ratings.