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True Brit IPA - Summit Brewing Company

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True Brit IPATrue Brit IPA

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86 Ratings
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Ratings: 86
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 9.83%
Wants: 1
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Summit Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: morimech on 02-04-2014

The classic Summit India Pale Ale without the Special B malt and 33% increase in dry hopping.
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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz. bottle poured into a shaker pint. EB date of October 10, 2014. Medium gold/light amber body with a very retentive frothy off-white head. After about 5 minutes, the head finally settles into a single finger, leaving thick and chunky strings of lacing.

Aroma is very well-balanced. Caramel and subtle crackers in the malts combine with a floral, spicy, and slightly woody hoppiness. Slightly toasted. Very subtle frutiness, though I can't tell if that's esters or hops.

Flavor is similar to the aroma. Assertive hop bitterness with a caramel and bready malt backbone. More hop-forward than the aroma suggested. Decent amount of earthy/floral and particularly grassy hops, which is definitely a product of the dry-hopping. Clean, dry, and just slightly bitter finish.

Medium body and moderate carbonation. Dry, clean mouthfeel.

Overall, this is much better than Summit's old "IPA." The hoppiness is definitely assertive and it's overall fairly well-balanced for an English IPA. Caramel and 2-Row lend to a relatively boring malt profile, however, with none of the distinctive English toffee and biscuity aromas typical of the style. Still good, but one of Summit's weaker offerings.

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True Brit IPA from Summit Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 86 ratings.