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Summit Extra Pale Ale - Summit Brewing Company

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Summit Extra Pale AleSummit Extra Pale Ale

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918 Ratings
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Ratings: 918
Reviews: 427
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 11.89%
Wants: 8
Gots: 45 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Summit Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ADR on 08-31-2001)
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snilsen13

Massachusetts

3.63/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 5

Being from the Twin Cities, everybody knows this beer. It's ubiquitously on tap and that's a very good thing. Usually, it's this or lawnmower beer. So, you start ot love it just for that reason alone, but then you drink it in the context of your home (could be a bottle effect) and it doesn't measure up as the oustanding beer you felt it was back at the bar.

So, that said, this is an IPA that tastes like grapefruit. If there ever was a grapefruit flavored brew, this is the one to compare it with. It's still a non-fruit beer, but the overpowering flavor of grapefruit is all I can grasp in it any longer. Yes, it's refreshing and thus highly drinkable.

If it's available, you need to try it.

Serving type: on-tap

01-03-2006 16:23:39 | More by snilsen13
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dozier77

Arizona

4/5  rDev +8.1%

07-10-2014 14:52:00 | More by dozier77
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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

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Arkansas

3.59/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pint glass.
Dark brown color, bit of head. Smells like hops and malt.
Tastes like a pale ale with a bit more caramel than usual. Bitter finish. Lingers a bit.
Different than the pale ales I'm used to. Could use more hops.
Decent enough I guess.

Serving type: bottle

07-06-2014 13:21:25 | More by ctxfenris
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Minnesota

4/5  rDev +8.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

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Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

07-01-2014 03:25:29 | More by cervezango
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2.5/5  rDev -32.4%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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Minnesota

4/5  rDev +8.1%

06-23-2014 17:29:16 | More by MoyaHoya
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Michigan

3/5  rDev -18.9%

06-22-2014 11:34:41 | More by BrewtalHonesty
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KateK

Iowa

4/5  rDev +8.1%

06-21-2014 23:16:16 | More by KateK
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Minnesota

4/5  rDev +8.1%

06-21-2014 16:29:41 | More by tbone64
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NateSharpless

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

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Minnesota

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DaftPatrick

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

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JJWIGHT

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

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Minnesota

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Minnesota

3.2/5  rDev -13.5%
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Drank straight from the 12oz bottle. medium head that lingered with a 1/2-finger thickness. A light caramel/amber color. Smell was sweet, with light citrus, and hoppy. Taste had a brief sweetness followed by a bitter citrus and strong hops that lingered for a long aftertaste. The beer was light and easy to drink. I'm not a big fan of pale ales, but would definitely consider this again.

Serving type: bottle

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SD-Alefan

South Dakota

4.03/5  rDev +8.9%
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Poured from a 12oz. bottle into a pint glass.

A nice pale amber with a one-finger head and lingering lace all down the glass.

The aroma is biscuit and citrus with a hint of dank hops.

The taste is quite nicely balanced with sweet malt followed by a hit of citrus and then a lingering bitter.

Mouthfeel seems about standard for a pale ale.

Overall, a very balanced, easy drinking and well crafted brew. Well done.

Serving type: bottle

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Summit Extra Pale Ale from Summit Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 918 ratings.