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Horizon Red IPA - Summit Brewing Company

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Horizon Red IPAHorizon Red IPA

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Ratings: 89
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 11.73%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Summit Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Change from Horizon Red Ale. Addition of Mosaic hops and IBU levels. Changes in malts to make it an IPA.

(Beer added by: morimech on 02-04-2014)
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Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a tall Summit pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a dark brownish amber red with a lot of bubbles. Solid two fingers of off white head with decent retention. Leaves a lot of creamy lacing.

Smell: An earthy and juicy balanced aroma with hints of citrus and piney hops and sweet caramel. Citrus hops with hints of grapefruit, orange, lemon, pineapple, and tangerine. Earthy and floral hops with hints of pine resin and grass. Solid malt presence with hints of caramel, toffee, biscuit, yeast, and cracker. A pretty solid red aroma.

Taste: Like it smells, a juicy and earthy hopped up Red taste with notes of citrus, pine, and caramel. Upfront citrus hops with notes of grapefruit, orange peel, lemon zest, tangerine, and pineapple. Floral and earthy hop presence with notes of pine resin and grass. Good malt backing with notes of caramel, toffee, cracker, biscuit, and yeast. A pretty nice taste.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation. Juicy, crisp, smooth, and fairly drying.

Overall: A pretty solid hopped up Red Ale. Considerably more hop punch than the previous version of this Red but still has a solid caramel malt balance.

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Best by 06/27/14

Pours a slightly hazy amber red with one finger of dense head that had good retention before settling to a thick cap. Heavy lacing is left down the glass.

Nice hop aroma. The Mosaic hops really bring this beer to life. Citrus, pine, a funky dankness all come through. Pick up some caramel and bread from the malt.

A hoppy red ale flavor. Citrus, tropical fruit, pine, and some forest floor flavor compliments the sweet caramel malt. Overall a really nice combination of flavors.

Medium body and superbly carbonated. Feels rich but still lively on the palate.

Horizon Red Ale was a good beer, this is even better. The addition of Mosaic hops brought the beer to an another level of great flavor. Too bad this is the hardest of the Summit beers to find because it is probably the best of their year-round beers.

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Horizon Red IPA from Summit Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 89 ratings.